Meg Kelly

  • B.F.A., acting, art history, Ohio University, 1990
  • William Esper Studios, two-year intensive actor training, 1994

"Having studied the Meisner technique with William Esper, I gained a huge respect for the art of teaching. I have witnessed actors make amazing transformations, and it gives me a great pleasure be a part of this. I strongly believe that an actor should never stop studying her craft."

Meg Kelly | Performing arts professor

Awards, recognition and honors

Kennedy Center Award Nominee, Voted Cleveland's Best Actress by Scene Magazine


Actors' Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation for Television Actors

Previous Positions

Acting teacher, Cleveland Play House; acting teacher, Savannah Studios; stage acting roles in "Ham and Egg" and "Book of the Dead" at the Cleveland Play House; originated role of Babydoll for Rattlestick Theatre's New York City production of "Reinventing Daddy"; film and television roles in "Savannah," a feature film directed by Annette Haywood Carter; principal character in "Army Wives"; lead in "She Was A Nice Girl" and "Beauty Knows No Pain"