Erin Kelly (center) on the set of Loving Annabelle, discussing scenes with Katherine Brooks and Diane Gaidry (left), 2005
21 August 1981
San Diego, California
Kelly has collaborated with director Katherine Brooks on three films. Kelly was the title role in Brooks' Finding Kate and Loving Annabelle. Brooks' 2009 feature Waking Madison (starring Sarah Roemer and Elisabeth Shue) saw Kelly taking her darkest role to date as Grace, a mental patient with an addictive personality.
Since 2009, Kerry has her own production company, Rock Rose Entertainment, through which she later launched Hitching Post Theatre and the Indie Colorado Cinema Experience (ICCE), showcasing Colorado films . Kerry is currently the Artistic Director of the BolderLife Festival, a joint venture between Rock Rose Entertainment and the Bolder Media Group.
Kelly has studied improvisation at the Upright Citizen's Brigade since 2006. She co-founded the LA Cafe Plays series at the Ruskin Group Theater, where writers, actors and directors start creating a play at 9 a.m. and must perform it by 7:30 pm. Kelly's Loving Annabelle cohorts Katherine Brooks and Jake Newton have performed with the series.
- The Miracle Worker (Helen Keller)
- The Sound of Music (Maria)
- Oliver! (Fegan)
- Hansel and Gretel (Gretel)
Kelly was born in San Diego and raised in Boulder, Colorado. Her younger brother Jason Kelly is a singer. In several interviews, Kelly thanks her family for supporting her career (including her lesbian-themed films). She likes to surf, sail and hike.
|2003||Famished||Violet||Short film; directed by Heather Holte|
|2004||Finding Kate||Kate||Short film|
|2006||Loving Annabelle||Annabelle Tillman|
|2006||Beyond the Break||Erin||6 episodes|
|2008||The Process||Girl||Short film; directed by Shad Thompson|
|2009||Abnormal Abduction||Carol||Video short; directed by Shad Thompson|
|2009||Sleepy Joe||Jen||Short film|
|2011||Hippie Go Yuppie||Short film|
|2012||Bizarre Love Triangle||Nicole||Short film|
|2014||Girltrash: All Night Long||Candace|
- "Where art becomes life, becomes art - Rock Rose Entertainment LLC". www.rockroseentertainment.com.
- "ICCE - Rock Rose Entertainment LLC". www.rockroseentertainment.com.
- "2013 Staff". 29 April 2011.
- "Hitching Post Theatre's instant plays challenge writers, actors, directors".
- "BolderLife Festival Gears Up for Second Year of Inspirational and Provocative Programming". 10 November 2011.
- "Kickstarter". Vimeo.
- "Thriving in a Hostile Environment: Women in Television/Film/Fashion". 6 December 2013.
- "2013 BolderLife Festival - Panel: Thriving in Hostile Environments". Vimeo.
- "Erin Kelly". Beyond the Break. tv.com. Retrieved May 10, 2010.[permanent dead link]
- Nai, Dara (August 4, 2008). "A Quickie with Erin Kelly". afterellen.com. Archived from the original on May 1, 2010. Retrieved May 10, 2010.
- on YouTube