Kayla Hamilton

Kayla Hamilton

 

Kayla Hamilton is an artist and educator born and raised in the small of Texarkana, Texas and now reside in Bronx, NY. Kayla earned a BA in Dance from Texas Woman’s University and an MS Ed in Special Education from Hunter College. She is a member of the 2017 Bessie-award winning collective of the skeleton architecture, the future of our world’s. In addition to Skeleton Architecture, Kayla dances with Gesel Mason Performance Projects, Sydnie L. Mosley Dances, and Maria Bauman-Morales/MBDance. Kayla’s work focuses on collaboration with other artists from various disciplines to explore the intersection of race and disability. She has been the recipient of the 2017 Angela Pulse/Dancing While Black Fellowship, Brooklyn Arts Exchange Summer Space Grant, Disable Artist Space grant, and is the 2019-2021 Movement Research Artist in Residence. When Kayla is not dancing, she’s a special education teacher at the Highbridge Green School who loves to watch Law and Order on Hulu.