KIARA LEIGH MIDDLETON
Kiara is thrilled to be a part of the Artistic Edge Dance Family!
It seems like a passion for dance has run through her veins since she was born.
Kiara began training at age 3 in the Interior of British Columbia and with different instructors throughout BC in both RAD and ISTD ballet and continuing into jazz, tap, lyrical, contemporary and Musical Theatre at a high competitive level provincially and has received numerous awards for her dancing and choreography.
Continuing her post secondary training in San Diego, Ca. Kiara majored in Musical Theatre.
She has been blessed to perform professionally throughout Canada and the U.S. on both stage and screen in countless lead rolls.
Some credits include:
Bye Bye Birdie with Vanessa Williams and Jason Alexander
Anytime Annie: 42nd Street Moonlight Theatre San Diego
Ermengarde: Hello Dolly
San Diego Playhouse
Arts Club Theatre: My Fair Lady, Cabaret, West Side Story( supporting leads)
Vancouver Playhouse: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels ( lead)
TUTS: Grease, Footloose, Annie ( leads)
Countless choreography credits including the 1993 BC Summer Games
Kiara continues to adjudicate, choreograph and educate, teaching in several styles at dance studios throughout the Lower Mainland where she can share her love of dance, create, inspire and encourage dancers in their unique callings.
She is so excited to continue her pursuit of sparking creativity and greatness in every precious, little individual that crosses her path.