Bob Kelly is a NY-based composer, pianist, and music director. He is from the Twin Cities, MN, and is a graduate of St. Olaf College and the NYU Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program.
His work includes GILGAMESH & THE MOSQUITO (with Sam Chanse; Yale Institute for Music Theatre, NYU Collaborative Development and Productions Series), LOBSTERS LIVE FOREVER (with Sam Chanse; Gallery Players Overtures Series, Leviathan Lab), TRUTH OR LIE (with Jonathan Keebler; staged reading with Hajjar Entertainment), A MOST AVERAGE MUSICAL (with Jonathan Keebler and Talia Berger), WAITING... A SONG CYCLE (with Kelly Pomeroy; World's Stage Theatre Company, FNAM Show Search finalist).
Recent music directing credits include: Loving Repeating (NYU Steinhardt), Spring Awakening and Once Upon A Mattress (Acting Manitou), Spring Awakening (NYU Steinhardt Stage Company), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (NYU Steinhardt: Asst. MD), Men with Money (MUSE Festival), Thoroughly Modern Millie (John W. Engeman Theater: Associate Conductor), Amazing Grace (Broadway: Keyboard Sub, Music Assistant), A Chorus Line (John W. Engeman Theater: Associate Conductor).
Bob was the 2013 recipient of the ASCAP Foundation Max
Dreyfus Scholarship for musical theatre composition, and
is a member of Local 802, ASCAP, and the Dramatists Guild.