Dominique Kelley, originally from Bridgeport, CT, is a powerhouse choreographer in the world of musical theater, television, live performance, sports entertainment and beyond, boasting 30+ years of industry experience. An avid tap dancer and percussionist, Dominique tries to fuse rhythm patterns with classical movement to create a visual and aural experience in many contrasting genres of dance movement.
Black and Blue was his first Broadway tour at age 13, and then Bring in ‘Da Noise, Bring in ‘Da Funk national tour at 15, and ever since he has had a love of performing, choreographing, and movement coaching. At the ripe old age of 16, he co-choreographed his first musical named Wild Women Blues in Germany starring the incomparable, Linda Hopkins. This two-time Henry Award and two-time Broadway World Award winner later choreographed the illustrious Oklahoma! (DCPA), the world premiere of Rattlesnake Kate (DCPA), Indecent (DCPA) , Priscilla: Queen of the Desert (ZACH), Singin’ in The Rain (ZACH), Ain’t Misbehavin (ERT) (Rubicon) and Sophisticated Ladies (ZACH).
Taking his love of musical theater and commercial dance, he has also created movement for movies such as Disney’s The Princess and the Frog, Jump The Broom, and Gone With the Bullets, China’s first ever 3D blockbuster film. He has also done movement coaching for such icons as Meryl Streep, Jennifer Holiday, Joaquin Phoenix, Serena Williams, Queen Latifah, Ne-Yo, Stephanie Mills, and Chris Martin.
Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special, Dancing with the Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, Perry Mason, Come Dance with Me, Alter Ego, I Can See Your Voice, Flirty Dancing, The Masked Singer, American Music Awards and Bar Rescue are a few of the television shows he has lent his artistic talents to.
No stranger to stage and live performance, he has collaborated with recording artists such as Beyonce’, Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey, Usher, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, P!nk, Camila Cabello, Gwen Stefani, Taylor Swift, FKA Twigs, Miley Cyrus, Frank Ocean, Nelly, Cee Lo Green, B.o.B, and Flo Rida,. Not leaving out sports entertainment, he has choreographed for the NFL’s Pro Bowl Game for 16 years and has been one of the main choreographers for such sports teams as the San Francisco 49ers, Los Angles Chargers, Brooklyn Nets, Houston Rockets, New York City Knicks, Boston Celtics, LA Clippers, and various cheer and dance teams around the country. Dominique’s goal and endeavor is to bring movement and dance artistry to every facet of the entertainment industry. Read less