Festival Year: 2022

Kelly Ashton Todd

Roles: Director

Kelly Ashton Todd lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. She received a BFA in Modern Dance from Texas Christian University and a Double Minor in Biology and Environmental Science along with a Master’s in Sustainability Leadership from Arizona State University 2021.

She currently performs with the award winning off-broadway show Sleep No More. Along with performing, she also teaches Mindfulness, Environmental Science, Health and Wellness, and Sex Ed at Waterfront Montessori in Jersey City, NJ.

Todd has been commissioned by renowned architect Steven Holl and the critically-acclaimed immersive experience Meow Wolf. She has been awarded the Brooklyn Arts Council Grant, Jerome Hill Foundation Finalist, F21 NYSCA in Media Grant, Puffin Foundation Grant, Walmart E-commerce, LEIMAY Fellowship, Human Impacts Institute Environmental Health Fellowship, and the NYFA Fellowship in Choreography. Her award winning environmental dance film series, Under Review, has attended over 20 film festivals nationally and internationally. Most recently, Under Review: Katahdin was awarded the New Vision award from the International Wildlife Film Festival.


Festival Year: 2022