HISTORY
  • Toured in over 30 states and 5 countries.

 

  • Concert venues included the Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, and Jacob's Pillow.

  • Presented a yearly average of 60 concerts and 100 outreach school shows.

 

  • Reached 20,000 to 30,000 school students and entertained roughly the same number of performing arts patrons each year. 

EXPERIENCE

by Josie Robertson Plaza at Lincoln Center; August 28, 2005

  • FLY is wowing audiences all over U.S., receiving one standing ovation after another. Why? Because FLY is pure fun — youthful energy, risk-taking movement, and clever choreography to surprising musical selections. There is no other group like FLY.

 

  • FLY Dance Company performs for over 30,000 students yearly in theaters, schools, community centers, and detention centers throughout the U.S.

Kathy Musick Wood, Artistic Director

This veteran educator/choreographer/show producer is the founder of FLY Dance Company. In over 10 years with FLY, Kathy has melded street dance style, moves, and tricks with contemporary choreography to produce a new genre of dance which is being enthusiastically received by diverse audiences in theaters large and small, in cities urban and rural in over 20 states, Estonia, France and Mexico. Highlights of FLY’s 25-weeks on the road this year included tours to California and Alaska, 10 sold-out performances at the Kennedy Center’s Theatre Lab, and the Virginia Arts Festival. Kathy has a degree in studio art and art education with dance certification and taught dance and art in Texas public schools for over twenty years. Kathy is a past president of the Houston Dance Coalition and the Texas Dance-Drill Team Educators Association and is a member of the Texas Dance Educators Hall of Fame.

Awards and Endorsements
Director Kathy Wood received the Red Cross Everyday Hero Award for her work with at-risk youth. FLY has been en.dorsed by the City of Houston's Anti-Gang Task Force

Kathy Musick Wood, Artistic Director

 

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