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Kya Azeen



Kya Azeen Thomas born and raised in Bronx, New York, began her dance training at Harlem School of the Arts at the age of eight. With a strong focus, Kya continued her studies attending schools such as Dance Theatre of Harlem and Joffrey Ballet School. Furthering her training, she has attended Complexions Summer Intensive and became an active student of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre Fellowship Program. During her studies she trained in Graham technique, Horton, Limón and West African. Becoming an alumni of the Professional Performing Arts High School, she began competing in the New York Underground Ballroom Scene; where she learned the technique of Vogue Art and achieved multiple grand prizes and recognition at mainstream events such as the Annual Heritage Ball (2017.) Her participation within the Underground Ballroom Scene lead to many opportunities. Kya has performed at Pat Mcgrath New York Fashion Week Mothership Ball as well as becoming a featured character in Ryan Murphy’s FX series ‘Pose’ as Ms.Cherry. Aside from dance Kya enjoy’s photoshoots and expressing herself with modeling. Kya’s favorite quote “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”