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Kelly Pekar is...

  • A New York City based actor, singer, and writer

  • Co-dog mom to Bernie

  • An enthusiastic cook and lover of travel



  • Favorite onstage credits include the 14-character female track in Ken Ludwig's Baskerville, Halina/Manke/Dorothee/etc. + Dance Captain in Indecent, music directed by Lika Gutkin, Judy in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at Phoenix Theatre Company, the World Premiere of Sarah Ruhl's Three Sisters at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Kristen in Dike (New York Theatre Workshop and Urbanite Theatre), B1tc0n (Workshop, directed by Hamilton's Hannah Ryan), Kyra in David Hare's Skylight, Cinderella in Into the Woods, and Lucy Brown in the Off-Broadway Drama Desk nominated The Threepenny Opera.

  • Creator of Jenny and her Jug, a children's book and TYA musical, with music written by Andre Cerullo. 


  • Spicy foods, the library, and killer cold brew

  • Nature, NPR, and new places

  • Collaborating with kind humans

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