Kai Downham

  • Member of MayaKara Dance Company 2006- 7
  • Youth Dance England. Young Creative’s finalist 2008
  • UCC BA Hons Dance 1st Class Honours 2008 - 11
  • Dancer with Ballet Boyz 2009 – 11
  • Apprentice Wayne McGregor. Blink Project 2011
  • Performer/ choreographer for Resolution   2012
  • Teacher/ choreographer at Instep Dance Company
  • Instructor of dance at Brockhill Park Performing Arts College
  • Dancer with Lîla Dance  2012 – 13
  • Arts Co ordinator Canterbury High School
  • Guidance Manager at Folkestone Academy

Kai started his dance training at Instep in at 14 years old. He continued his dance training and graduated from University of Chichester in 2011 with a 1st Class BA Honors in Dance. While still a student he performed internationally with The ballet Boyz (2019-11) who has been impressed with both his dancing and choreography after seeing his piece ‘Laws of Motion’ at the National Youth Dance England competition. During 2011 Kai worked alongside Wayne McGregor as an apprentice for the Blink Project in Margate. In 2012 Kai collaborated with fellow Instep dancer Joe Darby on ‘Algorithm’ which premiered at Resolution to a sold out audience. He went onto teach dance at Insteps host school Brockhill Performing Arts College and Instep. Since then Kai has continued working in education in the local area. Kai returned to instep to dance in film ‘In her bag she carries’ and also photographs new projects for the company.