Kyla Langdon was raised in Chicago, IL. Kyla’s formal dance training began at a small community studio on the city’s south side. From there, she trained with the Joffery Ballet, Chicago’s community program, as a part of the city’s Gallery 37 initiative. She studied dance in college at Emory University, where she minored in dance and movement studies and majored in neuroscience and behavioral biology. Kyla continued to train after college with the inaugural adult company of the Anthony Burrell Center for Dance and Dare Dream Dance, under the direction of Anthony Burrell and CiCi Kelley, respectively. Kyla has appeared in awards shows, short films, and continues to train around the city of Atlanta. In 2016, she co-founded RAIIN Dance Theater and presented the work InHuman. Kyla has been working with City Gate Dance Theater as both a dancer and production manager for the past four years. Kyla holds a master’s degree in public health and a second master’s in integrative physiology. Currently, Kyla is pursuing her medical degree (MD) to become a pediatric neurosurgeon.