Tag: kayla mak

Catching Up With Cover Model Search Finalist Kayla Mak

We’re thrilled for our Cover Model Search winner, Iyanna Jackson—but we also love our two runners-up, Kayla Mak and Reed Henry! We talked to Kayla about how life has changed since the last time we spoke with her. Hi, Kayla! What have you been up to since our Cover Model Search photo shoot in August? […]

Congrats to Our 2021 Cover Model Search Semifinalists!

Each and every month in 2020, we Dance Spirit editors selected a 2021 Cover Model Search semifinalist. And as 2020 came to a close (and we truly thought it never would), we selected our December winner, rounding out our 12 fabulous 2021 Cover Model Search semifinalists. Here’s the exciting part: That means that one of […]

"World of Dance" Week 2 Recap: Talent Abounds

If there was one takeaway from last night’s episode of “World of Dance,” it’s that this show truly does attract the best of the best. It seems statistically impossible to have so many talented dancers in one place, but somehow, “Qualifiers 2” introduced us to a whole new group of hopeful contestants, each of whom […]

Watch Kayla Mak Being Crazy Cute

I think my favorite column in Dance Spirit is the one on the last page of each issue: “You Should Know.” We use this page to highlight a standout up-and-comer who is awesome now and, we predict, will be stealing spotlights in the very near future. In the January issue, we introduce 9-year-old Kayla Mak. […]

Why You Should Know Kayla Mak

Offstage, 9-year-old Kayla Mak is like any other 4th-grader. She’s a happy kid who likes math and watching TV. (Her favorite show is “So You Think You Can Dance,” of course.) But get her onstage and you’ll see a whole different Kayla—a girl who’s anything but ordinary. At the New York City Dance Alliance Foundation’s […]