Kelsee Sweigard is a native of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and current student in the BFA Musical Theatre program’s class of 2016 at Shenandoah Conservatory. She recently gained membership into the Actor’s Equity Candidacy Program – woo! Kelsee is serving her second term as Secretary for Shenandoah’s chapter of Alpha Psi Omega National Theatre Honor Society. Her greatest loves include her mom, Karen, her boyfriend, Morgan, Brandi Carlile, Bruce Springsteen, Winnie the Pooh and manatees. Favorite credits – SSMT: Man of La Mancha (Aldonza/Dulcinea), Shrek (Dragon), Crazy for You (Tess), Mary Poppins (Mrs. Corry, Mrs. Banks u/s); Shenandoah Conservatory: The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (Miss Mona Stangley),The Secret Garden (Martha), Into the Woods (Witch u/s), The Diviners (Sara Layman/Stage Musician), Sweet Charity (Frug, Helene u/s) American Idiot (Collegiate Premiere); Flat Rock Playhouse How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (dir. Richard Hinds), Gypsy; Educational: 42nd Street (Peggy Sawyer), Guys and Dolls (Adelaide), Hairspray (Amber Von Tussle),Les Misérables (Cosette). Kelsee gives love and thanks to her grandfather, Paul Kimmel, for leaving behind his musical gifts.