AGE AT AWARD: 21
ARTFORMS: Musical Theatre
Siobhan Kelly was born and raised in one of the tougher areas of Glasgow. She showed talent at a young age, participating in Youth Theatre and various summer school productions. She studied dance at Stow College in Glasgow, from where she won Gold for contemporary dance in the UK Skills Awards.
Siobhan went on to study for a first degree in performing arts at Hull, before gaining a place on the Master of Musical Theatre Performance at Glasgow’s RSAMD. She has always shown a natural talent in the field of musical theatre possessing exceptional dancing, singing and acting talents.
Siobhan has appeared in many stage productions, many in leading roles. One of her best leading roles to date was as Viv Nicholson in ‘Spend, Spend, Spend’ with a striking performance and interpretation of role.
How the Award Helped
The Dewar Arts Award will help towards the costs of studying at RSAMD.
Since the Award
Siobhan successfully graduated with an MA in Musical Theatre. Following the RSAMD showcase at the end of her course, Siobhan was signed with a top TV and theatre agent based in London and Manchester. She has already secured a number of roles and is auditioning for others.
I would be delighted and extremely grateful to accept this incredible award …[which] will …..allow me to continue my studies at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.