Young duo ready to ‘Shine’ in ‘Billy Elliot’ – The Bakersfield Californian

Much like the show’s title character, the team behind the Stars’  production of “Billy Elliot, ” which opens this weekend, is driven by their passions.

For Kelsea Johnson, longtime performer and first-time director, this particular musical made a big impression on her when she first saw it on London’s West End.