Kelsee Sweigard is a New York City-based actor, singer, dancer, and musician. Originally from Harrisburg, PA, her childhood was busy with lots of dance training, piano and voice lessons, pitching on her school's softball team, and as a champion competitive swimmer. In high school, Kelsee discovered her true love for musical theatre. She continued to dance, sang for in PMEA District, Regional, and All-State Choirs, and performed regularly throughout the mid-state area.
As a student in Shenandoah Conservatory's BFA Musical Theatre program, Kelsee performed in Sweet Charity, Into the Woods, The Secret Garden, The Diviners, American Idiot, The Best Little Whorehouse..., and Illyria. Kelsee taught herself to play guitar, and nurtured her love for singing pop/rock music styles. She spent two consecutive seasons with Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre, favorite credits including Man of La Mancha, Shrek, Les Misérables, and Mary Poppins.
Her regional credits include Flat Rock Playhouse's How to Succeed...(dir./choreo. Richard J. Hinds) and Gypsy (dir./choreo. Amy Jones), and Rhetta Cupp in Great Plains Theatre's Pump Boys and Dinettes. Kelsee has performed worldwide as a singer onboard Holland America Line. She made her US National Tour debut as Pat in the final company of Kinky Boots (dir./choreo. Jerry Mitchell, by D.B. Bonds and Rusty Mowery, respectively). New York City workshops/concerts include Ragtime (Ellis Island, dir. Sammi Cannold) and Agent 355 (dir. Sammi Cannold). She is now playing Maureen Johnson on the 20th Anniversary Tour of Rent (dir. Michael Greif, by Evan Ensign; choreo. Marlies Yearby; music supervision Tim Weil). In December 2019, Kelsee became a client of CLA Partners Talent Management.