Kelly Todd

Kelly Todd

Kelly Todd is a professor in the theater department at Pepperdine University where she runs the musical theater emphasis. She is also a director/choreographer based in Los Angeles for musical theater and has won numerous awards for her work including the 2014 Ovation Award Winner for Best Choreography for Lysistrata Jones and L.A. Drama Critics Circle 2012 Special Award for Fight Choreography for her work on West Side Story. She was named Southern California’s Choreographer of the Year in 2011 and 2012 by Stage Scene L.A.


The Importance of Movement for Singers

Embracing choreography and dance is vital for singers, as it helps with body awareness and music’s connection to movement. Read on to learn more about movement and its relationship to your voice.

Five Musical Theatre Dance Audition Tips : Beyond the Basics

Don't be underprepared for your next audition—whether opera or musical theatre. Go beyond the basics and learn 5 more tips for audition prep from Professor Kelly Todd who has choreographed more than 50 productions and sat in on thousands of auditions.