This video is a tribute to Charles Kelley who passed away on January 3rd, 2017. We are honored to call him our mentor and very close friend. His gift to the dance world is immense and he will be greatly missed! We love you Chuck! For more great videos CLICK HERE!
Charles "Chuck" Kelley has earned both a National and International reputation in the field of dance as a "Teacher's Teacher" and for over 50 years has consistently taught in New York City, being associated with the June Taylor , Harkness Ballet, Farnworth and Hauer , New York Centre of Dance Studios and Broadway Dance Center. He is past president of Dance Educators Of America. His credits are too vast to mention them all however his students, who numbered in the thousands, have gone on to careers in film, TV, Broadway musicals, and as dance teachers. Mr Kelley had the distinction of being recognized for his contributions in the art of teaching dance by every major dance teacher association in America and has taught at Dance Teacher Web Live for many years.