Keeley was born and raised in Plano, Texas, where she studied dance for thirteen years with Dianna Nelson and Kim Heinschield. She received a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies with emphasis on art, dance, and music from Centenary College in May of 2001.
While at Centenary, Keeley served three years as the president of the Escaped Images Dance Company, was a member and captain of the Leading Ladies Danceline, and performed with the Centenary College Choir all four years. During her time in the choir, she represented Centenary on international trips to South Africa and England, in addition to entertaining the President of the United States at the White House.
Since graduating, she has choreographed the Shreveport Opera’s production of Sussanah and Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Sorcerer. She also produced, directed, and choreographed Cope Middle School’s That Cougar Beat as part of a grant project for the Bossier Arts Council. Keeley also completed a grant for the Shreveport Regional Arts Council, where she taught dance to fifth graders in three local schools. She currently works in the financial aid office at Centenary College.
Keeley is completing her 14th year of dance instruction in both tap and jazz at Shreveport Dance Academy and has almost 15 years of overall teaching experience. In addition, she is responsible for choreographing the studio’s tap ensemble groups. Keeley is married to Centenary alum David Pratt. They have three daughter: Addison Lynn, Morgan Marie and Brynnan Elise.