Faculty: Kelly Konno


Kelly Konno – Street Jazz, Jazz Technique, Tap, Acting, Elite Training Program (Ent. Industry Prep), The BAD Team (Bowen Adult Dance Team)

Kelly Konno has been working professionally in the entertainment business for the past 25 years. At the early stages of her career, Konno moved to Los Angeles to work with international superstars such as Janet and Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Prince, Pink, and*NSYNC. She has performed on the Grammy Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, American Music Awards, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and many others. She has toured extensively across the world with Janet Jackson, Prince and Justin Timberlake.

Ms. Konno is one of the most respected choreographers in the industry. Her choreography credits include Global’s, Canada Sings, the feature films Frankie & Alice starring Halle Berry & The Layover directed by William H. Macy, the Aaliyah Biopic alongside Luther Brown, Nickelodeon’s Rags, Spectacular & The Best Player, the WB’s Another Cinderella Story, Janet Jackson’s show at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas, the Feeling Good music video for Michael Bublé, the hit Disney feature film The Lizzie McGuire Movie, as well as choreographing performances for the 2010 Winter Olympics torch relay. She has also choreographed commercials for COKE, Benjamin Moore & many others, as well as tv shows such as Backstrom, Fringe, Lucifer & The Flash.

Kelly Konno is also proud to be one of the creator’s of Triple Threat Dance Convention. It is Canada’s largest dance convention that travels across the country inspiring and motivating the next generation of Canadian dancers. She is also pursuing a career in acting. Kelly can be seen on episodes on the hit television series, Van Helsing, Riverdale, iZombie, Zoo, Supergirl, Somewhere Between, Frequency, Motive, Once Upon a Time, Fringe, & Continuum. She can also be seen in the movies, The Unauthorized Story of Beverly Hills 90210 & the Jerry Bruckheimer pilot HOME, the Hallmark MOW’s, Rocky Mountain Christmas, Hearts of Spring, Garage Sale Mystery & A Time to Dance, as well as Lifetime’s MOW’s, My Baby Is Gone & Pretty Little Dead Girl.