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Member of the Week: Kelsey Ferdinand

Tuesday, November 5, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: John Meredith
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Kelsey Ferdinand
Kelsey (she/her/hers) is a local actor, writer, dancer, and choreographer. She is currently in her last semester at the University of Massachusetts Boston pursuing her B.A. in Theatre Arts.
 
She was last seen as Lorraine in Hairspray directed by Robert Schneider as well as Vera Stark in By The Way, Meet Vera Stark directed by StageSource’s own Dawn M. Simmons. Her role as Vera earned her a nomination for the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Irene Ryan Award. She advocates for the diversion from the traditional marginalized depiction of black womxn through her work as a writer. Upon graduation, she hopes to fully immerse herself in the Boston theatre scene.
 
This fall, you can come see her last piece of work at UMass Boston, where she is assistant choreographing their production of I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. November 14th through November 22nd.

 

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