You Should Know: Kenedy Kallas

Taylor Brandt (courtesy Brandt)

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.


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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