STORIES . ARE . IMPORTANT
Photo credit: Zoe Mackenzie Photography
Recent and Upcoming
Hello! My name is Keely Smith. I am a Chicago based actor, an awesomely nerdy Star Trek enthusiast, and I absolutely love storytelling. Stories can change or affect the world, or just one person... and either outcome is a success to me.
I hold a BFA in Acting from Northern Illinois University. Although my first two years in Chicago has been much different than I imaged, with COVID-19 keeping most (if not all) acting opportunities remote. I have been enjoying the opportunity to spend more time focusing on my voice acting career.
I am looking forward to diving into the Chicago market more when it becomes safer to work in person and exploring all the various mediums that appeal to me as an actor. As an avid gamer (yes I know, my nerd is showing... it's great right?!) it has always been a goal of mine to work in voice over for video games in the future.
I am always interested in making new connections, so please feel free to message me and, if you want, tell me your story!
“Seize the time... Live now! Make now always the most precious time. Now will never come again.” ― Jean-Luc Picard
NEW VIDEOGAME DEMO!
Estimated release will be this spring. In the meantime have a listen to my character sample demo at the top of the page! ^^^
This month I have the honor to attend two premieres of projects I've worked on:
Passage the series pilot premiere (hair and make-up) and,
The Monologue Play written and directed by Timothy Rey, a collection of monologues into a recorded body of work (I play Karen in the monologue Passing).
New Game released -
Recently finished up Detour, a cute little videogame, available on itch.io, in which I play an adorable space fairing chipmunk named Melody.