Kyra Newton

Photo by Katy Whitt

Kyra Newton is a Calgary based dance choreographer, performer and movement facilitator passionate about creating original contemporary dance works and collaborating with different artists from all artistic mediums. She obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts in contemporary dance and sociology from Simon Fraser University, and has continued her training by attending professional programs across North America.

Kyra is always eager to learn and develop her skills as a dance artist and has obtained certifications in DanceAbility, a dance method accessible to people with and without disabilities, Inner Journey Dance, a method integrating breath work and movement sequences, and Animal Flow, a physically athletic movement method. Kyra is the Artistic Director of Momo Movement, a dance company for people with and without disabilities, where she choreographs, performs, plans the seasons program and collaborates with people with and without disabilities to create work. She is also the co-creator of YYC Contemporary Technique, a professional training program for dancers and Unifying Movement and Sound, a project that unites contemporary dance with live music.

Momo Website: www.momomovement.ca
Momo – @momodanceyyc
Kyra – @kyramarieg

Disgruntled at Nextfest 2020 – Photo by Tim Nguyen

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