Musical Theater Los Angeles

Leighanna Kennett

About

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Leighanna Kennett, a native of Canastota, NY, began her dance training at The United Academy of the Performing Arts, under the direction of Wende Warne and Sandie Fukes. She also performed with The Mohawk Valley Ballet company as a soloist and principal dancer under the direction of Delia Foley. Leighanna recently graduated from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA, where she received her BFA in dance with honors in May 2011. Through the University, she was chosen to perform with MOMIX Dance Company at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week In LA.  During her time at the University of the Arts,  Leighanna was a company member of Eleone Dance Theatre where she had the opportunity to work with many prestigious choreographers. During her senior year of college, Leighanna was chosen to be a Vegas week contestant on the show  “So You Think You Can Dance” in season 8. In addition to performing, Leighanna loves choreographing and her work has won many awards. In fact, her choreography was selected for The Spotlight Choreographers Showcase in Utica, NY in 2012. She made the move to Los Angeles in April 2012 and currently is performing with Silverlake Contemporary Ballet, Matthew Tseng’s TOA dancers, and is a dance model for GotDanceLA.