New Kyd

New Kyd, born 1994 in the UK with Nigerian decent, studied musical theatre at Birmingham Ormiston academy for two years and graduated from University of Roehampton in dance. During this time she also did a semester studying abroad in New York. Ever since finishing at University she has been working as a freelance dance artist in Europe. She worked closely with Akram Khan for Big Dance in 2016 during her final year in university. Early in her career she already collaborated with Trajal Harrell (Barbican and Onassis), Jeremy Nedd (Palais de Tokyo), Paul Maheke (Chisenhale Gallery, London and Lafayette in Paris) and Ligia Lewis, touring with Water Will (in melody). As part of the Schauspielhaus Zürich Dance Ensemble, she joined Trajal Harrell in his move to Zurich in 2019.