Kaiya started dancing at the age of 1 and has been training at Adage Studio for the past 14 years. Kaiya has participated in the Adage Studio teacher training program and has been assisting various classes for the past 5 years. Kaiya has trained in all styles of dance and was selected as the Provincial Alternate in 2018. During the Spring of 2020, Kaiya successfully auditioned for the Joffrey Ballet Summer Intensive. Due to restrictions, the program was delayed to the summer of 2022 where she travelled to participate in the program and finished with a performance in Las Vegas.
Kaiya has been an active member of the Musical Theatre program at Adage as well as with the Cowichan Musical Society. Kaiya landed the role of Lavender in the musical theatre production of Matilda. She has also held roles in Beauty & The Beast, and Aladdin. She has been a member of the Adage Competitive Team since age 7 and has enjoyed the life lessons she has learned in the program and the additional performance and travel opportunities. In 2021, Kaiya was given the opportunity to start teaching her own classes. Kaiya has enjoyed working with our youngest performers and loves seeing them on stage at the end of the year.