Today we’d like to introduce you to Kyle Lamont Jerell Walker (Wolfy).
Native of Birmingham, Alabama, Kyle didn’t have much of a childhood and experienced unfortunate disconnects within the family. In turn he developed a passion for the arts and magic early on in age. Some summers back, while visiting his grandmother in Atlanta around age 12, Kyle found his way into his first dance class with choreographer Sean Bankhead as the instructor. After that one class he realized he liked to dance. Patiently waiting He did a bit of research into working at a dance studio. During his journey through high school Kyle became an intern at Dance 411 Studios. Doubling as a hard-working student/intern and dancer in training, he worked hard daily taking every dance class he could while working the front desk. He soon found his way at Ms cookie brown’s studio. She was the first to give him a chance in choreography and trusting him with the youth of her business. Also know as “IamMovement Studios” this is where Kyle took time to start refining his level of creativity and constantly being pushed by Ms. Cook to push pass bounds unknown. After some time, he went Gotta dance ATL studio’s Abd started building relationships with several choreographers and dancers. At the Age of 17 he signed with Bloc South Talent Agency And booked his first professional gig from Med assets Corp. soon after he found himself on B.E.T 106&Park with dancing behind CoCo Jones. From there Doing showcases and workshops he built up his performance factors and knowledge of the Dance Industry.
After graduating high school, later in 2011 he stepped away to attend Morehouse College as a double major of Psychology and Computer Science Engineer. The following year in 2012 he signed a contract with Xcel Talent Agency and booked his first Music Video with Missy Elliott and Sharaya J’s “Taken’ It No More/Shut It Down. From there it was only up scoring Primary Dance Roles in Bolden, Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Chip, and Love Simon. Kyle then discovered he wanted to explore more and started dabbling in choreography and learning under Christopher Masean White. May he Rest in Peace. Taking the artistic and creative directing tools given, Kyle later in 2017 signed with the newly established MSA TALENT AGENCY: SOUTHERN DIVISION. Shortly after Kyle landed a Music Video with international Artist Prince Charlez and continues to build his path, all while working the Latest Dance Series: Guycode Atl. In the midst of now establishing his brand and his classes. You can catch him teaching every Monday 7pm at Atlanta Dance Exchange. He also aspires to do more and develop his knowledge on movement studies and spirituality. Now currently freelancing Kyle is making a name for himself throughout the industry. Be sure to keep an eye on him
Overall, has it been relatively smooth? If not, what were some of the struggles along the way?
I will have to say my biggest challenge was dealing with a dysfunctional family. Not having the necessary support other than just a general roof over my head. I have had to unfortunately raise myself which caused me to be an adult edit early age. Yet also naive at a young age. This in turn sent me reaching for, excepting and searching for love and support from just about anybody that would give it to me. Soon it took me a while to realize when i was being used. I eventually began to develop some serious introverted tendencies. After a certain point I winded up losing myself in a midst of lowered self esteem and self identity issue and develop depression which took a few therapy sessions To get passed. Then later got Taught coping mechanisms to get it corrected. After a while I eventually pulled myself out of the dark hole and suicidal tendencies.
Wolfy Works – what should we know? What do you guys do best? What sets you apart from the competition?
My business is geared around the support of the community and betterment of not only one self but also those around them. While also advancing interested individuals in dance movement and body studies, private sessions dance classes reiki healing and as well as life coaching are done as well.
What is “success” or “successful” for you?
Success differs on everybody’s path. For me I don’t need a lot of things to call myself successful. My version of success is being able to see the smile and joy of the individuals that I’m interacting with being able to see them grow and say that they’ve learned something, that they feel inspired and better about themselves, that they are in a step for a better direction. Thats what success is for me even if it doesn’t pay.
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