Kerrilee Gore - Professional Dancer in Santa Barbara, California
Kerrilee Gore is the creator and executive producer of When the Lights Go Out, a theatrical performance with cabaret and acrobatic elements in Santa Barbara, California. A professional performer and dance instructor, Kerrilee Gore’s career history includes working for a number of performance art venues.
At 18 years old, Gore attended Miami Dade College to study dance and later moved to New York for a year before her passion for dance took her to California. In 2010, after taking on other roles in the area, she accepted a position as an entertainment director for The Savoy Theater, where she utilized industry connections to create weekly entertainment lineups. During her time there, she established a house cirque show and brought several new acts to the venue’s lineup. She then taught cabaret dance classes at the Adderley School of Performing Arts before developing When the Lights Go Out in 2013.
Kerrilee Gore also utilizes her dance and performance skills in her charitable efforts. A volunteer for DirectRelief, she provides entertainment for the nonprofit organization’s bi-annual Vintner Auctions. In addition, she arranged for the proceeds of the premiere showing of When the Lights Go Out to benefit the organization’s efforts.
Gore serves on the board of Arts Mentorship Program (AMP) through Santa Barbara Dance Arts.