Keeli James received her BA from DBU in Music Education and is fully certified for Theatre Education (All-Level). She performed for many years with Professional and Regional DFW Theatre companies including Lyric Stage, Garland Summer Musicals, and Dallas Children’s Theater. She has served as president of the guild and as a Board Member for Rockwall Summer Musicals and Rockwall County Arts Alliance, as well as a Director for National League of Junior Cotillion. She was formerly represented by the Clutts Agency in Dallas and has taught music, theatre, dance, and vocal instruction for 23 years both privately and in Mesquite ISD, Rockwall ISD, The Dallas Conservatory, The Acting Studio, and Rockwall Dance Academy. She has had extensive experience in directing, music directing, choreographing, and has produced numerous theatrical productions for the Rockwall County Chamber of Commerce as well as at Granville Arts Center, Greenville Municipal Auditorium, and at the Historic Majestic Theater in Dallas. She loves the Rockwall Community and is excited to continue nurturing and developing young talent. She lives in Heath with her wonderful husband Blake and their five amazing children, including two lovely daughters who are Rockwall-Heath graduates!