William Kelly comes from a strong family background in opera, music theatre and music here in Auckland. He is a 3rd generation performer working for New Zealand Opera. William makes his principal debut this season with New Zealand Opera as the ‘Bunnings Hat Kid’.
He has recently appeared as Jojo in ‘Seussical the Musical’ with Encore Productions at the Bruce Mason Centre in December 2020. He has appeared on a television in the Viralex commercial in 2017-2018.
He trains and has completed examinations in ballet, jazz, tap and jazz with Studio 246 and is vocally trained by Patrick Kelly (father) for 5 years. He is also a proud member of Broadway Dreams New Zealand and has trained and performed alongside Broadway star Jenn Collela.