Mitchell Kelly

Mitchell began his professional career in 2011, providing choreography for the reality television celebrity Kim Zolciak of Real Housewives of Atlanta and Koncrete Nation which garnered a BLACK ENTERTAINMENT FILM FASHION TELEVISION AND ART Award for BEST DANCE CHOREOGRAPHER.

Mitchell continued to take took 2011 by storm! He auditioned for So You Think You Can Dance (SYTYCD). Mitchell was selected from thousands of dancers to compete on the show and he advanced into the Top 10! As a finalist, he secured a spot own the SYTYCD tour. While competing on SYTYCD, Mitchell was able to work with some of the nations top choreographers such as Frank Gatson; the current choreographer / creative director to Beyonce, Emmy Award winners Tyce Dioro and Mia Micheals, Complexions Contemporary ballet co-founder and co-artistic director Desmond Richardson, Karen Brown; a principal ballerina with Dance Theater of Harlem, choreographer and performer Mandy Moore, SYTYCD resident choreographer and performer Travis Wall.  Since his exhilarating SYTYCD experience, Mitchell has been highly sought after as a performer, teacher and choreographer.  He divides his time state side and abroad as he teaches masters classes all over the world, tours as a dancer and provides award winning choreography for soloists and dance companies. Some of his career highlights are assisting with the 2012 auditions of SYTYCD in Atlanta and New York City, performing with CIRQUE DU SOLEIL in Los Angeles in the theatrical performance of CIRIS: A Journey through the World of Cinema.  Mitchell has also performed and/or provided choreography for talent such as Kirk Franklin, Patti LaBelle, Venus Williams, Helena Fischer, Brandy and India Arie!

Having experienced many adversities in his personal pursuit to become a professional dancer, Mitchell is devoted to the cause of helping other young dancers reach their dreams. He created The MK Life Parts Foundation, a non-profit that strives to provide financial and moral support to young dancers through education and scholarship.

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