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Dot Kelly's Path from Miss Virginia to the National Touring Company of Funny Girl
Apr 24 2024
Dot Kelly's Path from Miss Virginia to the National Touring Company of Funny Girl
Dot Kelly is currently performing in the National Touring Company of the musical "Funny Girl." The show will be at the Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles through Sunday, April 28th, and then moves to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa from May 28th to June 9th, before traveling across the country through the end of April 2025. Dot is a former Miss Virginia with the Miss America organization. She's traveled thousands of miles promoting cultural diversity awareness education with the Virginia Alcoholic and Beverage Coalition's Youth Education Initiative, highlighting alcohol abuse prevention and youth leadership.  She's a creative and versatile professional who combines her expertise in event planning and performing arts to deliver unforgettable experiences for diverse audiences and clients. She holds a master's degree in performing arts leadership and management and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from Shenandoah University. As an Event Specialist at ESP Creative, she's played a pivotal role in curating and executing memorable events, including NBC's SNL Wrap Party, Baldor Food Group's Holiday Event, and several private events both nationally and internationally. She is skilled in creating event concepts, discussing event details with clients, securing venue, catering and other services, and preparing budgets. Learn more about Dot Kelly. Get tickets to "Funny Girl." Find out more about The Passionistas Project. Read the Show Notes.