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You Should Know: Kenedy Kallas

Kenedy Kallas is the complete package. Drool-worthy feet? Check. Effortless extension? Check. Work ethic and humility? Check and check. Naturally, the 15-year-old dancer's list of career accomplishments is sparkling. In 2015 alone, Kallas was 1st runner-up in the Teen Female division at The Dance Awards in NYC, and performed at the “Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow" gala at the Youth America Grand Prix.


FAST FACTS

Name: Kenedy Kallas

Birthday: April 20, 2000

Hometown: Draper, UT

Studio: Ballet West Academy

Favorite dancer: Sylvie Guillem

Favorite food: Mashed potatoes

Favorite TV show: “New Girl"

Dream roles: Odette/Odile in Swan Lake, and Jiří Kylián's Overgrown Path

Three words that describe her dancing: “Technical, emotional and free"

Advice for Dance Spirit readers: “Continue working as hard as you can, because it really does pay off."

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