Cailin Dyke Kelly
Cailin graduated magna cum laude from Bridgewater State University with a double major in Theatre Education and Dance Education. Her work on BSU’s production of The Pirates of Penzance earned her an Outstanding Choreography Award from the KCACTF. Cailin served as choreographer for the NECT Moss Hart Memorial Award-winning production of The Taming of the Shrew. In 2013 Cailin received the Judith Glynn Memorial Award for her dedication to the arts. She currently serves as Resident Choreographer of the Norwood Theatre where her credits include Cabaret, Peter Pan, Bye Bye Birdie, Mamma Mia, and Hairspray (BroadwayWorld Award Winner – Best Creative Team, Best Musical, and Best Ensemble)! She is thrilled to be sharing her life-long love of theatre and dance with her amazing students!
Private Voice, Private Piano, Acting, Music
Colin studied voice and acting at both the University of Southern California and Bridgewater State University where he graduated with a B.A. in Theatre Education. He is a two-time Richard Maltby Jr. Award for Musical Theatre Excellence nominee, as well as an Irene Ryan Award nominee through the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. He is a classically trained singer and has been involved with independent study and operatic roles for ten years. He has studied and performed in Viterbo, Italy as part of the Tuscia Opera Festival. Colin has been teaching voice, acting, and musical theatre with BCPAA for eight years, where he has had the great privilege to share his passion for the performing arts with so many amazing students.
Tap, Private Dance
Kim is a dance educator with more than 35 years of experience teaching children and adults of all levels. After a year touring the US and Mexico performing, she returned to her hometown of Quincy, MA to become the owner and director of Young World Dance and Gymnastic School. Kim is thrilled to be sharing her love for the art of tap with the Bay Colony Performing Arts Academy students!
Private Voice, Private Piano, Music
A native of Dallas, Texas, Caroline Nielson is currently based in Boston where she is pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy at the New England Conservatory of Music. Caroline completed an MM in Voice Performance and Literature at the Eastman School of Music in 2017, as well as a BM at Belmont University in 2015, graduating summa cum laude with a degree in Vocal Performance and a minor in German. Caroline has performed numerous roles in operatic and musical theatre productions and has been a young artist at Finger Lakes Opera and Opera in the Ozarks. An avid performer of chamber and choral music, Caroline sings with the choir of Church of the Redeemer (Chestnut Hill) and actively performs in the Boston area. In 2020, she will perform Schönberg’s seminal Pierrot Lunaire with NEC’s Contemporary Ensemble, as Diana in Cavalli’s Baroque masterpiece, La Calisto, with NEC Opera, and in the ensemble of Arnold Rosner’s The Chronicle of Nine with Odyssey Opera.
Beginner Teen Dance, Beginner Dance, Private Dance
Kathleen has been dancing for over 15 years studying styles such as ballet, modern, contemporary, and jazz. She graduated with two degrees in Dance and Psychology from DeSales University, where she studied with Trinette Singleton, Julia Mayo, Timothy Cowart, and Tara Madsen Robbins. Kathleen has attended and performed at multiple American College Dance Association Conferences across the United States and most recently attended David Dorfman’s summer dance intensive. She has had the honor to perform works by José Limón, Trinette Singleton, Ronald K. Brown, and Er-Dong Hu, among others. Kathleen is thrilled to be teaching and cannot wait to instill her passion and inspiration for dance in her students.