Khamla graduated from Duke Ellington Performing Arts High School in Washington, D.C., received her Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Mary’s College of California and Horton Pedagogy Certification from The Alvin Ailey School in NYC.
She is a passionate teacher, educator, and choreographer who aims to work with aspiring dancers to enhance their education by way of positive mentoring and informative direction. She has presented her classes at colleges, universities and high schools as well as dance institutions throughout the country.
Some of her performing credits include ODC/San Francisco Dance Company, Wyliiams/Henry Dance Ensemble, Na-Ni Chen Dance Company, East/West Repertory Ensemble, New World Dance Company, Soundance Dance Company, Malashock Dance Company, San Diego Opera, and “The King and I” on Broadway and 1st national touring company.
In addition to directing her own dance concerts, her choreographic works have been commissioned by LITVAKdance, San Diego Dance Theater, The PGK Project, San Diego Dance Theater’s Trolley Dances, Visionary Dance Theater, Diversionary Theater, Canyon Crest Academy and Malashock Dance School.