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Kai Knight

Seasons Center's Executive Director,

Choreographer, Performer,  Dance Educator, 

 Ministry Leader, Servant of God.

Kai Knight is a choreographer, performer, and instructor with

over 35 years of professional experience.

 

 Founder and director of Seasons Center

Seans Center hosts multi-cultural programming that assists

women, families, and communities by the application of faith, education, and the performing arts.

 

Founder and Executive Director of

Cultural Ties Dance Festival: Movement of the African Diaspora.

 

Artistic director of

Silhouette Dance Ensemble

 

An active member in the New Orleans-based cultural performance companies;

Bamboula 2000 Band

Kumbuka African Drum and Dance Collective

Featured performing artist of Junebug Productions/ Gomela. Choreographed for “Le Code Noir,” directed by Tommye Myrick.

 

Studied dance:

 various institutions, workshops, and conferences

locally, nationwide, and internationally

-NOCCA

-The Urban Bush Women Summer Leadership Institute

 -IABD Dance Festivals 

- Haiti / Vinn Pran Baget Drum and Dance retreat Cap-Haitien

Brazillian Dance /Casa Samba dance company

Camera Dance/Hamburg Germany

 

Directed and presented numerous public events, dance dramas, productions, and works with dancers from beginners through professional levels. 

 

Kai Knight is an adjunct teacher at Loyola University

Teaches African diaspora movement, ballet, and jazz.

 

Dance styles range:

African, Haitian, Brazilian, modern, jazz, and contemporary.

 

Her goal is to better provide individual, social, and community healing through the integration of faith into the performance arts, cultural awareness, and social justice.

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