About Kyra

  1. KyrareddressArtist Educator Kyra Millan has been entertaining through education for much of

    her career.

    Having trained as a singer, dancer and actor, she beautifully synthesizes all of

    her creative talents into her performances in pops, cabaret and as a one woman

    educating artist entertainer.

    Kyra has been with the Canadian Opera Company for the last 12 years,

    collaborating in the development of the education department’s many programs

    as a teacher and developing creative and effective programs. She has facilitated

    countless vocal and introduction to opera workshops in schools across Ontario,

    and music directed the COC’s popular Summer Opera Camp, as well as

    facilitating masterclasses for the COC’s Summer Youth Intensive. In addition to

    her work with the COC, Ms. Millan also leads voice workshops for Opera Atelier,

    Soundstreams Canada, Abilities Arts, and Workman Arts (CAMH).

    As a solo artist, Kyra recently starred in “Christmas with Hi and Lo” a

    collaboration with Canadian Jazz Icon John Alcorn. In previous seasons, she has

    sung with Northumberland Orchestra, Summer Opera Lyric Theatre, Opera

    Kitchener, and was featured as a headliner in Harbourfront’s sold-out run of “Das

    Spiegeltent” for the Luminato Festival in 2007.  Last spring, Ms. Millan recorded

    the voice of Mother Nature in ‘Theatre of Marionettes’ for the National Arts

    Centre.

    Ms. Millan has worked on numerous theatre productions with award-winning

    actors such as Ronnie Burkett on “Ten Days on Earth,” (Canadian Stage), as well

    as Mark McKinney of the Kids in the Hall for the movie “The Saddest Music in the

    World.” As a vocal coach Ms. Millan has trained singers for the Internationally

    touring show of Scooby Doo, on behalf of Warner Brothers in Canada, the U.S.,

    and the U.K.

    Ms. Millan runs a private studio in Toronto and is the artistic director of the

    musical theatre program for kids called “Gleesical” at the Classical Music

    Conservatory.

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