Associate Dean Kelley has been teaching at Roosvelt since 2002. Prior to that he was Chair and Artistic Director at the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Colorado-Boulder since 1986. As a performer, he worked at Colorado Shakespeare Festival and Illinois Shakespeare Festival, portraying various roles. Dean Kelley was a Founder and Artistic Director of the Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre in Fairbanks, AK. Along with running the theatre program at Roosevelt, Sean is also the major recruiter for the Theatre Conservatory.