Kelly started her ballet training in Singapore at the age of four under the tutelage of Mr Donato C. Farrer. Subsequently, she explored other dance styles including Jazz, Hip Hop and Contemporary, working with teachers and choreographers such as Lena Foo, Jean Chan, Cheng Hsienfa, Xu Jie, Ledi Deans, Jeffrey Tan and Dan Kwoh. Kelly has also performed in many projects under Peter Gn for the Ministry of Education, Singapore. An award-winning dancer, Kelly achieved Distinctions in the RAD graded and vocational examinations as well as Honours with Distinction in the Australian Teacher's Of Dancing Jazz Silver Star and Gold Star examinations.
While pursuing her BA (Hons) in Dance Studies at Roehampton University (UK), Kelly was a member of the semi-professional Yat-Sen Chang Dance Company with which she performed classical and contemporary ballet repertoire.
Kelly was a recipient of the Vice Chancellor’s International Scholarship for her academic achievements upon entry to Roehampton University, and she graduated with First Class Honours in July 2014.