Dance / Singing / Masterclass

Kira is originally from the USA, where she attended the Orange County High School of the Arts and went on to receive her B.F.A. in Theatre Arts from Stephens College. Since graduating, she worked and toured regionally around the United States before moving to New Zealand in 2015.

She has had the pleasure of performing with Tony nominee Susan Egan (Beauty and the Beast) and choreographing a cabaret show for Tony Award winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal).

Last year with Blackboard Theatre Collective, as a part of The Court Theatre’s Open House Festival, she created and directed Bechdel Test: An Evening of Women in Theatre. Other choreographing credits include the tap dancing in Jesus Christ Superstar at The Court Theatre, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Little Women, The Boyfriend and Into the Woods.

Her previous performing credits include Legally Blonde, Chicago (The Court Theatre); Catch Me If You Can (Blackboard Theatre Collective); Les Misérables, Wicked (Showbiz CHC), White Christmas, 9 to 5 (Prather Entertainment Group); George M! (Touring production); Singin’ in the Rain, High School Musical (Little Theatre on the Square); Weird Romance (USA West Coast premiere, European premiere in France and Scotland). Kira is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association and the Screen Actors Guild. She is represented by Kathryn Rawlings & Associates. She currently teaches dance at Impact Dance & Stage School.