Kelly Finley moved to the LaGrange area from Texas in the 1980’s. She graduated from LaGrange Academy and received a Communications and Theatre Arts Degree from Mercer University. Kelly has worked in Regional theatre in IN, KY, and here in GA. as stage manager, tour manager and actor. She has also worked in film and television. Kelly has appeared in Drop Dead Divas and Vampire Diaries. She had the great privilege to portray Brenda Layfield in the independent film, Holden On.
Kelly Finley has worked with the Lafayette Theatre Company since its first production, Bus Stop, as an actor and stage manager. Some of her favorite roles have been Vera in And Then There Were None, Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Josefa in A Shot in the Dark. For the past two years, Kelly has taught the K-12 Theatre Arts program at LaGrange Academy.Her involvement with LSPA has been extremely rewarding and she appreciates every day spent in such a supportive and creative environment.