Kyra Laster is a dancer, choreographer, and teacher based in Chicago, Illinois. She is a recent graduate of Western Michigan University where she received a BFA in Dance and a BBA in Marketing. During her time at WMU, Kyra participated in numerous Department of Dance concerts where she performed works choreographed by faculty, peers, and guest artists BAIRA and Mike Esperanza.
In 2019, she became the Artistic Director of Hip Hop ConnXion Michigan, a branch of the professional hip hop company based in Chicago. Kyra currently is a company member with Hot Crowd Dance. In addition, she was chosen to present her choreography at the 2021 Alluvion Dance Chicago’s choreography showcase and Detroit Dance City Festival. Kyra is so excited for her second season with Dance in the Parks.
Photo by Lauren Debra Grace