Kylee Sharp

African,Guest Teacher

Kylee grew up in Canberra and danced with the Canberra Youth Ballet School, and the National Capital Dance School/Company studying classical and contemporary dance. In 1995 she moved to Kenya where she lived and worked for 10 years. She studied traditional African dance (mainly traditional East African dance) and acrobatics. She was a founding member of the ‘Salto Jamboree’ dance and acrobatic troupe, performing in Africa and around the world. She performed at the ‘Golden Circus’ in Rome in 2002, and toured Netherlands and Belgium with Festival Mundial in 2003.

Performing in Africa gave her some of the most memorable experiences however, performing for the Kenyan, Ugandan and Tanzanian Presidents during a Heads of Government summit, following which her troupe was invited to perform at the home of the Kenyan President, for his birthday party. For the last 2 years Kylee has been training with the ‘Dundunba’ African Dance and Drumming Troupe. She has been teaching and performing the vibrant and energetic dances of West Africa, performing most recently at the Canberra Multicultural Festival. Kylee has a deep knowledge of and passion for African Dance, which she loves to share with others.

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