What moves me? sweet treats, caramel americano's, all things British, imagination, that one song (or all those other songs), laughter, the lights coming up on opening night, my favorite pair of tap shoes
Karlyn Grotts is a graduate of the University of Alaska Anchorage and received her Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education with a minor in Dance. She started dancing at age 3 at Center Stage Dance Studio on Elmendorf and continued there until she joined Dance Spectrum Alaska's company in 2005. She has choreographed for Dance Spectrum, UAA's New Dances 2011 and 2012, The Dance Machine, and has had the privilege to take master classes from artists such as Carlos Jones, Donald Byrd, Tammy Gibson, and cast members from Broadway's, The Lion King. She continues to create and perform with Momentum Dance Collective as a company member since 2011, performing on sites and locations all over Anchorage including their collaboration with the Light Brigade, as an aerial dancer in the acclaimed ‘Over Beyond Across Through’. This is Karlyn's eighth season with Momentum, and she is very happy to continue dancing with her Momo family.