Jessica Lee Keller

Biography

Jessica Lee Keller is a professional, dancer, actor and choreographer, originally from Stillwater, Minnesota. Most known for her role as ‘Struts’ in Disney Channel’s Original ’Teen Beach Movie’ and ‘Teen Beach 2’. She was one of the original members of Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet in NYC where she performed works by Crystal Pite, Ohad Naharin, Alonzo King, Benoit Swan Pouffer, Jacapo Godani, Cidi Larbi, Jo Stromgran, Jodi Gates, Angelin Preljocaj, Lauri Stallings, Nicolo Fonte to name a few.  After 6 years with the company, her artistic versatility took her to the commercial world where she’s worked both in front of and behind the camera.

Her work can be seen in both ‘Teen Beach Movie’ and ‘Teen Beach 2’ as associate choreographer. ‘The Adjustment Bureau’ also gave her dual credit as assistant choreographer to Benoit Swan Pouffer and played ‘Lauren’ in the film, along side Emily Blunt and Matt Damon.  Jessica co-choreographed the top 20 routine on SYTYCD season 12. She was the associate choreographer with Mr. Christopher Scott on his Emmy nominated routines ’The Gravel Road’, ’Sand’, ‘Velocity’, and World of Dance award winning routine ‘Architect of the Mind’. ‘DWTS’ routines ’Titanium’, and the Emmy nominated routine ‘Classic’ with Derek Hough, as well as in ’Now You See Me 2’, ‘Jem & The Holograms’, and Gloria Estefan’s ‘Hotel Nacional’. She choreographed for Disney Channel’s Austin & Ally ‘Homework and Hidden Talents’ with Maddie Ziegler, Gloria Estefan’s performance of ‘Miss Little Havanah’ on the Rosie show, and Paramore’s performance at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards. Her contemporary pointe choreography can be seen with the acclaimed Legion of Extraordinary Dancers ‘The LXD’, where she also played ‘Prin’ in season 3. Jessica was honored to choreograph and perform for the 2015 European Games Closing Ceremony in Baku, with a cast of over 2,000 performers.  A new World Premier of her work can be seen by the prestigious University of Southern California’s Dance Department, Growing Up Human.

Jessica is featured in the viral in flight safety video by ‘Virgin America’, and the latest Alpine headphones campaign. She has performed on stages around the world, as well as multiple live appearances on ‘DWTS’ with the LXD and Derek Hough, ‘SYTYCD’, ‘X Factor’, ‘Glee’, ’The Voice’, ‘American Idol’, ‘The Ellen Show’, ’The View’, ‘Good Morning America’, ’The Rosie Show’, Austin & Ally, and ’Shake it Up’. Music videos include ’Stay the Night’- Zedd/Paramor, ‘Master Hunter’ & ‘When Brave Bird Saved’-Laura Marling, ‘One Last Smile’–Van Ness Wu, ‘Shoot’-Shilo Gold, ‘The Music’s No Good Without You’-Cher, ‘Wepa’-Gloria Estefan, ‘It Don’t Mean A Thing’-Matthew Morrison, ‘All That I’m Missing’-Chrissie Fit, and ‘Paradise’-Kaci. Other credits include: ‘Ballerina’ by DanceOn with Lil Buck, ’Surrogate Dance Séance’ with Shaping Sound, ‘Jem & The Holograms’, ’Now You See Me 2’, ‘Finalmente’-Nina McNeely, ‘Nike’, ‘Die Hard Batteries’, ‘Crest’, ‘Microsoft Surface’, ‘BMW’, ‘IBM’, ‘Disney’s 60th Anniversary Special’, ‘Limp Bizkit’, ‘DS2DIO’, the NFL Experience Show, ’The Master of Disguise’, ’The Neighbors’, ‘Raising Hope’, ‘Memorial Herman’, ‘Star Search’, ‘Dangerous Beauty’ live at the Pasadena Playhouse, ‘CLI Studios’, ‘Movement One’ –Short film with Teddy Forance, ‘A Love Complacent’ –Short film by Stacey Tookey, ‘Still Motion’ Dance Company’, & Andrea Miller’s ‘Gallim Dance Company’ in NYC.

Jessica currently teaches with RADIX Dance Convention, CLI Studios, CRAZE, the Edge Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles, CA and is an avid yogi.