Kelly is so humbled and honored to be nominated for multiple 2023 BroadwayWorld Awards, both in Indiana and New York. See below for links to the current standings, details on the awards, and links to vote for Kelly!
Kelly is feeling oh so merry and bright as she looks forward to performing in the 14th annual Paul Mow& Friends Holiday Concert: I'll Be Home for Christmas! Kelly will be singing some of her favorite Christmas tunes, alongside an absolutely star-studded cast of performers (and some of her best friends)! Celebrate the holiday season with us for one night only: December 23rd, 2023. But make sure to get your tickets soon--this incredible annual tradition is sure to sell out!
WHERE: The Livery, Benton Harbor, MI
WHEN: December 23rd, 2023
TICKETS: On saleHERE and HERE!
BRIGHT STAR at The GhostLight Theatre
Pinch me. Kelly is SO insanely excited to announce that she will be returning to The GhostLight Theatre in June, 2024 to play her absolute dream role: Alice Murphy in Steve Martin & Edie Brickell's folk musical, Bright Star. She truly has been dreaming of this opportunity for YEARS--her dream role in her dream show at the theater that makes her feel like she's coming home. Kelly is so incredibly grateful, she still can't quite believe it's true. Love is coming home--at last!
WHERE: The GhostLight Theatre, Benton Harbor, MI
WHEN: June 13-23, 2024
TICKETS: Coming soon to GhostLightBH.com!
Last month, Kelly was so lucky to embark on a two week Guest Artist Residency with The Astor Academy in Chelsea, MI! Kelly worked directly with the Astor staff to share her passion for theatre, dance, and music. She also performed for the Astor students & surrounding communities in multiple culminating musical cabarets! Kelly was so honored to be educating and performing with the Astor, and couldn't be more grateful for the opportunity to share her talents.
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW at The GhostLight Theatre
Kelly was so happy to return home to The GhostLight Theatre in Benton Harbor, MI and perform in their production of Rocky Horror! Kelly stepped into the role of the Narrator on 10/30 for an incredible one-night-only, completely sold-out performance!
ONCE (Réza, Ex-Girlfriend) at The GhostLight Theatre
Audience Reaction Video, Herald Palladium* "It's such an intimate, celebratory environment...the sheer amount of musicality we saw on that stage [was] just magical." - Jonathan Clough
* "Kelly Collins stars as Reza in Once. It's such a dynamic, multifaceted group of people...Music connects us, and when we come together for a project, like theatre, it leaves a lasting impact on everyone involved." - Spencer Ryan Diedrick, Director
LITTLE WOMEN (Jo March)at The GhostLight TheatreFull Review* "'Little Women: the Musical' was truly excellent. The lead actress from New York, a senior in a college drama/acting program IS a gifted performer and singer....We left thoroughly entertained and uplifted by the performance." - Robert Barrett
CABARET (Texas, Sally u/s, Dance Captain)at The GhostLight TheatreWMUK* "The club’s Kit Kat Dancers roar through several tightly choreographed, bawdy numbers, including the raucous and incendiary, 'Money.'" - Gordon Bolar
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER (Molly Aster) at 4th Street TheaterChicago Tribune, NWI Times* "The show’s heroine is Molly, played by Kelly Collins...who is the dreamer also known as a 'starcatcher.'
*'It is going to be just great,' Hunt said. 'I’ve got an amazing cast...and everything is really, really good. I couldn’t ask for a better team.'" - Rob Hunt, Director