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Jayde to Perform in U.S. Premiere of Gareth Jandrell’s Thebes

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Jayde Featured on Wallis Annenberg Website, The Wallis Youth Theatre Company Page

Beverley Hills, CA- February 2017

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Photos from Word of Mouth, featuring Jayde, used for The Wallis Youth Theatre Company’s official Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Grow Page.   The Page is used to promote the Company, post Company updates, and inform the community.

See the full page here:

http://www.thewallis.org/show-info.php?id=258

 


Wallis Youth Theatre Company’s “Word of Mouth” featured on L.A.’s NPR  89.3 KPCC

Los Angeles, CA- January 2017

Priska Neely of 89.3 KPCC visited a “Word of Mouth” rehearsal, in anticipation for the show’s opening in the Wallis’ Lovelace Theater from January 28-29.  Jayde’s infectious laugh and glowing personality is featured in the audio.  Listen to the full story here:

http://www.scpr.org/news/2017/01/27/68483/word-of-mouth-a-new-youth-theater-company-puts-pol/

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Jayde to Perform in Wallis Youth Theatre Company’s “Word of Mouth”

Beverly Hills, CA- January 9, 2017

After auditioning and cast into The Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts’ Wallis Youth Theatre Company, Jayde and  10 other young actors present “Word of Mouth,” (titled by Jayde)- a devised physical theater performance about how words create an atmosphere of empathy and connection, hatred or division.  “Word of Mouth” premieres in the Wallis’ Lovelace Theater from January 28-29.  Buy tickets and learn more by clicking link below photo.

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Buy Tickets Here:

http://thewallis.org/word

 


Jayde is Poster Girl for Glendale Community College’s Faculty Alumni Performance

Glendale, CA- December 5, 2016

After a photo shoot with Glendale’s photography program, Glendale Dance Department Artist Director, Dora Krannig, selected the below photo of Jayde to represent the 2016 Fall Semester Faculty Alumni Dance Performance.  Show dates are December 9, 10 & 11, 2016.  Posters are plastered all over the Glendale College Campus.

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Watch the Photo Shoot Bloopers Here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ST3nsEuKMCQ

Watch the first Promo Here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXjHPOq03pY

Watch the Second Promo Here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CsLeZuIHpcc

 


Jayde Featured in LA Times

Glendale, CA- October 25, 2016

 “On the Town: College dancers in the spotlight at Patrons luncheon,” by Joyce Rudolph.  She and Sera Shagolian perform “Drown,” choreographed by the two, at the the Oakmont Country Club, in front of a full house.

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Read the Full Article Here:

http://www.latimes.com/socal/glendale-news-press/community/tn-gnp-me-society-20161025-story.html

 


Jayde’s Choreography featured in LA Times

Glendale, CA- November 9, 2016

“On the Town: Patrons Club changes up fundraiser with much success,” by Joyce Rudolph.  Her dancers performed “Grownhood,” in front of a full house of country club guests.

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Read the Full Article Here:

http://www.latimes.com/socal/glendale-news-press/community/tn-gnp-me-society-20161108-story.html


Jayde Featured

Beverly Hills, CA- September 12, 2016

in See Dance News article by Jeff Slayton.  After performing for the Wallis’ 2016-17 Season Welcome Fest, Jayde was featured as the Girl in the Green Dress in the following article…

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Read the Full Article Here:

https://seedance.com/news/welcomfest-weekend-launches-new-season-wallis/

 


Jayde Dancing at the Wallis Welcome Fest

Beverly Hills, CA- August 26, 2016

Jayde has been re-invited to the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts, to perform as a part of their 2016-17 Season Welcome Fest!

She will be choreographing and dancing a sight-specific solo in the Jim and Eleanor Randall Grand Hall/ Bar @ the Wallis, on Saturday, September 10, 2016.

It is the day before her 18th birthday!

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Wallis Welcome Fest Page on Official Website

More information at: http://thewallis.org/welcomefest

 


Jayde Featured in The Loosleaf Report

Beverly Hills, CA- April 13, 2016

Victoria Loosleaf writes about the upcoming show, “mo.men.tum,” and features Jayde’s twice in photo.

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Read the Full Article Here:

http://www.looseleafreport.com/mo-men-tum-a-dance-concert.html

 


Jayde Performing on the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Art’s Goldsmith Stage

Beverly Hills, CA- April 1, 2016

Culminating from nine months of work in the Wallis’ Art of Choreography GRoW Program, Jayde will be debuting on the Wallis’ Goldsmith Mainstage.  In the show “mo.men.tum,” she will present two dances choreographed by herself, a solo and perform in three dances choreographed by some of her 14 amazing compatriots. 

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Get Tickets Here!

http://www.thewallis.org/show-info.php?id=191

 


Jayde in T-Shirt and Shorts

Contact: Janet Ulrich
Phone: 818-232-2335
Email: J.Ulrich@jaydesunburst.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-DECEMBER 1, 2014
JAYDE KIEF WINS NATIONAL ACTRESS FIRST RUNNER UP TITLE AT THE 2014 NATIONAL AMERICAN MISS NATIONALS PAEGENT

Anaheim, CA – December 1, 2014   Jayde Kief, age 16, daughter of William & Janet Kief, earned the National Jr. Teen Actress First Runner Up title at the 2014 National American Miss Nationals Jr. Teen Pageant on Saturday, November 29, 2014 held at the Anaheim Marriott Convention Center.

Slating her name and waiting for her cue of “Action” and “Cut” on the national stage, she ran her thirty second Macy’s commercial.   Miss Kief delivered an award winning read that was streamed live online.

The distinguished judging panel included both pageant and entertainment industry professionals.  Pixie Monroe, Monroe Casting & Production Services, Inc. [Burbank CA] Founder & CEO, said, “I hire NAM Girls, I tell them to be themselves and radiate.” Over 130 teenagers took the stage Friday night in competition for the prestigious award.  The Actress Competition is the most popular National American Miss optional contest.  Only State Queens, State Courts and State Actress Top Five winners are invited to compete for the title of National Actress.

Miss Kief is the reigning 2014 Southern California Jr. Teen Actress Winner, and the reigning 2014 Southern California Jr. Teen Spokesmodel Winner. And as the 2014 Miss Southern California Jr. Teen 2nd Runner Up, she is also a member of the State Queen’s Court.

Miss Kief’s National American Miss Trophy collection is growing, “I’m very excited and humbled when I achieve my goals,” Miss Kief said, “National American Miss is not all about banners and trophies- but it is simply wonderful to reap the rewards of my hard work.  I study my craft every day, and feel so blessed to have earned this honor,” she added.  She is represented by Carol Lynn Sher, CESD Talent Agency.

Miss Kief is a Connections Academy honors student; she is a member of the National Honor Society and the International National Thespian Society.  Miss Kief is also a recording artist, a dancer, a spokesmodel, a screenwriter, a playwright and a novelist – she is a girl with dreams and a proud National American Miss Competitor.

The National American Miss pageants are held for girls ages 4-20.  The Pageant program is based on inner-beauty, as well as poise and presentation. Emphasis is put on the importance of developing self-confidence, learning good sportsmanship, and achieving personal goals.

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Contact: Janet Ulrich
Phone: 818-232-2335
Email: J.Ulrich@jaydesunburst.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-AUGUST 5, 2014

JAYDE KIEF WINS 2014 NATIONAL AMERICAN MISS CALIFORNIA JR. TEEN TITLES

Costa Mesa, CA –Jayde Kief, age 15, daughter of William & Janet Ulrich Kief, earned the National American Miss 2014 Miss California Jr. Teen Actress Winner and Jr. Teen Spokesmodel Winner Titles. Jayde also earned 1st Runner Up Jr. Teen Casual Wear Modeling at the 2014 Southern California National American Miss Jr. Teen Pageant held in Costa Mesa, CA on August 3, 2014. Jayde finished the evening and joined the State Queen’s Court as National American Miss 2nd Runner Up 2014 Miss California Jr. Teen.

As a junior at Connections Academy, Jayde is an honor student and is a member of the National Honor Society and the National Thespian Society. She is an Actress, Singer, Dancer, Model, Playwright and Novelist and is a proud National American Miss Competitor.

She received an invitation to compete for the 2014 National All-American Miss Jr. Teen Queen’s title in Anaheim CA this Thanksgiving. She will also compete for National Spokesmodel, National Actress and National Casual Wear Modeling Titles.

The National American Miss pageants are held for girls ages 4-18, and have five different age divisions. The Pageant program is based on inner-beauty, as well as poise and presentation. Emphasis is put on the importance of developing self-confidence, learning good sportsmanship, as well as setting and achieving personal goals. The Pageant recognizes the accomplishments of each girl while encouraging her to set goals for her future.

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