Naoise Stuart Kelly

Naoise studied Musical Theatre at the Royal Academy of Music in London and classical singing with Dr.Veronica Dunne in Dublin. As lead vocalist with Riverdance 7 The Show, she toured the world, performing in Europe, Asia and Central America. She also toured the USA & Canada with The Three Irish Tenors as their guest artist.

As a recording artist, Naoise is featured on the multi-platinum selling album Voice of Hope OPBS TV, CD & DVD 2005 and has compiled (2010) a special edition CD (Whisper of Angels) comprising Irish classics such as ‘Carrickfergus‘ and ‘Danny Boy’. Naoise made her West End debut in An Enchanted Evening at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane alongside Dame Judi Dench and renowned soprano Leslie Garrett in 2002. She performed at Her Majesty The Queen’s Golden Jubilee Classical Concert – Buckingham Palace (BBC TV) and has played leading roles in many stage productions including Sondheim’s Into The Woods, The Mikado, The Sound of Music, Songs For a New World, Listen to My Heart, The Pirates of Penzance and Puccini’s Madama Butterfly.

Following her critically acclaimed role in the musical comedy “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change”, Naoise was involved in workshop recordings for Boublil & Schoenberg’s The Pirate Queen, before it transferred to Broadway in 2007. More recently, she appeared with the RTE Concert Orchestra in Jesus Christ Superstar at the National Concert Hall, Dublin (2009).

Naoise has just completed playing the part of ‘Belle’ in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast over Christmas 2010 at Dublin’s National Concert Hall and looks forward to performing in Celtic Rising for the summer months.

Naoise is represented by Julian Benson Management.

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