BROOKLYN COLLEGE
DEPARTMENT OF THEATER

 

Keelie Sheridan
Adjunct Lecturer, Acting for the Camera

Keelie Sheridan (Brooklyn College)

 

MFA, Directing, Trinity College Dublin/The Lir Academy
MFA, Acting, Brooklyn College

Keelie works as a theatre- and film-maker, choreographer, and educator in NYC. She holds an MFA in Acting from Brooklyn College and was a 2016 George J. Mitchell Scholar, which enabled her to receive an MFA in Directing at Trinity College Dublin/ The Lir Academy.

Keelie has worked extensively as a teaching artist in public schools in Brooklyn and the Bronx and is currently on the faculty at City College of New York and Brooklyn College. She has been the Producing Artistic Director of The Ume Group since August 2016. She was a member of the original cast of The Ume Group's Dream Dances (2015), led The CeĆ­li Ensemble (2015), and directed by wing, fin, hoof or foot (2017), for which she received a 2018 New York Innovative Theatre Award Nomination for Outstanding Movement and Choreography.

Keelie is currently in post-production for the film planet b234, which she directed. She has co-produced several new works initiatives and festivals, including The Lab at Grace & St. Paul's, UNFIX NYC, and the Schreiber Shorts.