King Lear - Set Designer

A master class with Iqbal Khan where grad students went through the design process on King Lear.

Designs by Jesse Ray Kelley

Assistant Media Designer - The Tempest

Michigan State University, The Pasant Theatre, East Lansing, MI - 2016

As assistant media designer I designed the Sycorax memory, the various cracks projected on stage, and the ship.

By William Shakespeare, Directed by Deric McNish, Set Designed by Kirk Domer, Media Designed by Alison Dobbins

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Paint Charge - 1776

The Legacy Theatre in Tyrone, Georgia - 2016

1776 Music & Lyrics by Sherman Edwards, Book by Peter Stone

Paint Charge - Jesse Ray Kelley

Directed by Mark Smith

Designed by Phil Male

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Paint Charge - Mary Poppins

The Legacy Theatre in Tyrone, Georgia - 2016

A musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film. Original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. Book by Julian Fellowes. New songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. Co-created by Cameron Mackintosh.

Paint Charge - Jesse Ray Kelley

Directed by Mark Smith

Designed by Phil Male

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Scene Designer - Laughter on the 23rd Floor

Abilene Christian University, Fulks Theatre, Abilene, TX - 2016

Set Design by Jesse Ray Kelley

Written By Neil Simon

Directed by Adam Hester

Scenic Painter - Mary Poppins

Abilene Christian University, Abilene Civic Center, Abilene, TX - 2015

Proscenium Painted by David Utley & Jesse Ray Kelley

Proscenium Designed by David Utley

A musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film. Original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. Book by Julian Fellowes. New songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. Co-created by Cameron Mackintosh.

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Ghost the Musical - Scenic Painter

Backdrop Design & Painting by Jesse Ray Kelley

Book and Lyrics by Bruce Joel Rubin

Music and Lyrics by Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard

Based on the film produced by Paramount Pictures and Bruce Joel Rubin

Directed by Adam Hester

Fulks Theatre, Abilene Christian University. Abilene, TX - 2015

Marvelous Wonderettes - Scenic Painter

Scenic Painting by Jesse Ray Kelley

Written and Created by Roger Bean

Directed by Dawne Meeks

Fulks Theatre, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX - 2015

Fences by August Wilson

Design, Rendering, and Model Building practice

Glass Menagerie - Specialty Prop Artist

Specialty Prop by Jesse Ray Kelley

By Tennessee Williams

Directed by Dawne Meeks

Fulks Theatre, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX - 2014