A publicist from Tāmaki Makaurau, Aotearoa (Auckland, New Zealand), Kelly’s entire career has been spent working in the entertainment and live events sector.
Joining Michael Cassel Group from Elephant Publicity in New Zealand, Kelly has experience across theatre, comedy, music, and children’s entertainment, with a specialty focus on publicity for festivals. Kelly’s previous work includes the annual campaigns for the NZ International Comedy Festival and Auckland Pride Festival, national campaigns for independent theatre companies, and collaborating with venues on publicity and marketing for their theatrical work.
Kelly has also worked as a freelance writer, largely working within the creative industries to create written collateral for independent artists, and as an editorial contributor for publication in digital and print outlets.
Kelly’s passion lies in connecting with communities and telling the stories of the people and passion involved in every project, especially the life-changing capacity of live theatre.