Music Theatre Academy Director

Miss Kimi started dancing at age 3 in the suburbs of Chicago. Her performing arts education has included studying Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Tumbling, Swing and other ballroom styles, as well as acting and singing. She danced competitively in high school and college, and has performed at local festivals and bigger venues, such as Disneyland.

She was a member of Camalo Dance Company – a philanthropic, 18+ dance company based in Arizona – for three seasons and now hosts many of their shows. She has performed in dozens of musicals, including a production of West Side Story while living in Milan, Italy. Her favorite roles have included Lucy in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Maureen in RENT, and Ronette in Little Shop of Horrors. Kimi has been teaching dance in studios for 17 years, and choreographing musicals for local high schools and community theatre programs for 12 years. She loves sharing her passion for performing with students of all ages, and enjoys helping them grow into well-rounded performers.