KELLEY has worked
professionally as an acting coach and a writer and director of film and
theatre for over fifteen years, and is currently an on-set acting coach for both NCIS - LA (CBS) and DOLLHOUSE (FOX).
PK pic: Hoebermann Studio
As an acting coach, Mr. Kelley's clients include Chris O'Donnell,
Eliza Dushku, Dane Cook, Spencer Grammer, as
well as numerous on-air and public figures, and most of the crazed crew on HBO's "Tourgasm" bus.
He has conducted seminars for the Screen Actors Guild New
England, Southwest, and Midwest, among others; he co-taught "The Feature Film Audition," with John Lyons. Mr.
Kelley is currently on the faculty of Boston University's
School of Film as well as the Studio at C/P
Casting in Boston.
Shortly after joining C/P to run the Studio, Mr. Kelley began
casting for C/P; his work included Boston principal casting
for over a dozen feature films and hundreds of regional and
Mr. Kelley is also an award-winning screenwriter and filmmaker; The Path Most Resistance, Mr. Kelley's most recent film, premiered in New York, was a selection in over 18 festivals worldwide, and was an official selection in competition at the 2007 Slamdance Film Festival.
Sporting Dog, Mr. Kelley's previous film, was
an official selection in over forty film festivals worldwide
and won awards at the IFC/CMJ Festival in New York, the Northampton
Film Festival, The Atlantic City festival, the Crested Butte
Reel Fest, among others. It has aired on Bravo and
PBS stations nationwide.
Onstage, he most recently directed Fool For Love off-Broadway; other theater directing credits include the following Boston premieres:
Search & Destroy (Lansdowne Playhouse); Four Dogs
and a Bone (Boston Center for the Arts); Etta Jenks
(ICA theater); Execution of Justice; Burn This; and Don't
Touch that Dial. Other theatrical directing credits include
Glengarry Glen Ross, Entertaining Mr. Sloan, T-Bone & Weasel,
and Sunday on the Rocks.
Peter splits his time between Los Angeles and New York City.