Kelly Moore was born into a Marine Corps family in Mission Viejo, CA, and has lived in Virginia, Hawaii, North Carolina, and West Virginia. She has lived in Louisville since 2001. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts from Marietta College in Ohio, with majors in Theatre and English and a minor in Art. She has acted with Hardin County Playhouse, As Yet Unnamed Theatre Company, UofL Theatre, Louisville Repertory Company, Wayward Actors Company, Kandel Theatre Company, Little Colonel Playhouse, Looking for Lilith, and as an educational tour artist for the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival.
Kelly has been active with Savage Rose since the company’s inception in 2008 and has appeared in 6 productions, and also directed The Tempest for Savage Rose in June 2014. Kelly works as a Historic Interpreter and Teaching Artist at the Frazier History Museum, where she performs as such historic personalities as Joan of Arc, Anne Bonny, Molly Pitcher, Dolley Madison, Catherine the Great, and Juliette Gordon Low, as well as demonstrates historically-based combat.
For the last several years, she has been a part of the Frazier Museum’s 3-actor ensemble in An Evening with Poe, bringing to life the works of Edgar Allan Poe. She also appeared at Iroquois Amphitheatre in Gilbert & Sullican’s HMS Pinafore (2012) and The Pirates of Penzance (2013). Kelly is married to Tom Schulz and they have a wonderful little dog named Daisy.