DANCER / CHOREOGRAPHER
Alia Kache is a Chattanooga, Tennessee native and multi-faceted artist and educator based in Los Angeles, California. Her talents as a dancer, choreographer, singer, and costume designer have led her to become a Lincoln City Fellow and former artist in residence with RestorationART in Brooklyn, NY.
Alia first developed her dance habit at Center for Creative Arts and Chattanooga Ballet. After graduating from the Ailey/Fordham B.F.A. program in 2004, she subsequently joined Ailey II and also performed with Nathan Trice/RITUALS, CeDeCe (Alcobaça, Portugal), Opera Company Philadelphia, Dance Iquail!, Periapsis Music and Dance, and Camille A. Brown and Dancers.
Alia has appeared in Laurie Simon’s Music of Regret – Act III (pocket watch), Radio City Christmas Spectacular 75th Anniversary DVD, and Cordoniu Navidad 2007 (Barcelona, Spain). She was a featured dancer in Big League Theatricals’ Aida, and performed with Disney’s The Lion King (Gazelle Tour).
Co-founder of Renegade Performance Group and artistic director of her own project based company, Kachal Dance, Alia has choreographed and taught for Chattanooga Ballet, Towson University, Middle Tennessee State University, and The Ailey School. She’s created dances on contestants of the Miss Tennessee and Miss Georgia pageants (Miss America Organization), Broadway Cares, The Helping Hands Campaign, Cistermúsica (Alcobaça, Portugal), and Associação de Dança de Leiria (Leiria, Portugal). Her work has also been seen at The Tank, DUMBO White Wave Festival, Dance Gallery Festival, Harlem Arts Festival, Bryant Park Presents Modern Dance, and FringeNYC.
As a mentor and educator, Alia has had the privilege of guiding the young talent of Ailey II as rehearsal director, under the artistic direction of Troy Powell where she also assisted in choreographing “Against Their Will” for MTVu, and an industrial for Mercedes Benz at the New York International Auto Show.
A thorough teacher and exacting choreographer and rehearsal director, she brings great expertise to our program.