Artistic Director of Trip the Light Fantastic, Kyra Jean Green was born in France, raised in West Palm Beach FL., and obtained her BFA in dance from The Juilliard School. She has set choreography on Hubbard Street II (winner of choreographic competition in 2007), Eisenhower Dance Ensemble, Citydance Ensemble, Cadence Progressive Contemporary Ballet, Companhia Rudá, The Dancers’ Space, Ballet Florida, created two Juilliard senior solos, and she was commissioned by the Kennedy Center to present an evening of her choreography.
She has presented work at The Center of Performance Research (Brooklyn NY), CHOP SHOP dance festival (Bellevue,WA), F.A.T. (Fashion Art Toronto), Guelph Contemporary Dance Festival, and Dance Conference USA (Miami, FL).
Kyra worked as an artist and assistant director for Companhia Rudá in Santos, Brazil and currently resides in Montreal. From 2015-2018 she worked as assistant choreographer, teacher and dancer with Les 7 Doigts de la Main. She was one of 8 choreographers selected to present work for Copenhagen’s Choreographic Competition in August 2016, and was winner of Prix Coup de Coeur du Public at Festival Quartiers Danses September 2016. She founded “Trip The Light Fantastic” in 2017 and the company has since performed at Festival Quartiers Danses, and Quinzena de Dança de Almada, Almada Portugal.
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The Man Who Travelled Nowhere in Time II - ensemble work