Green Bean Directors
The love of theater and the performing arts has always been a part of Kelli Deliso's life. Kelli trained as an actor, singer and dancer from age 4 through her college years at Boston Conservatory. As a member of the Actors' Equity Association Kelli performed on professional stages throughout New England as well as took part in film and commercial work. Kelli founded The Hampden Performing Arts Center and has taught, directed, written and produced children's theater workshops and productions throughout New England. Kelli has choreographed and taught dance for 20+ years and most recently, she has been certified to teach Let Your Yoga Dance.
Joscelyn studied Children's Theater at Bates College, where where she received her B.A, and completed her thesis in Children's Playwrighting. She has taught various theater workshops, camps, as well as directed productions, including those she has written. She was the first Watson Fellowship finalist recognized for children's theater and playwriting. She additionally holds an M.S. in Professional Counseling and was a practicing therapist until she became a mother in 2012. Her love of the arts began early as she spent many hours in her mother's performing arts studios. She is now focused on bringing together her knowledge of theater and psychology to optimize the positive transformative powers that learning performing arts, specifically theater, can have on a child's self-esteem, courage and self-expression.