Kara Brody's dance training began in her hometown of Detroit, MI where she received a BFA from Wayne State University. During her time in Detroit, she worked closely with artists Stefanie Batten Bland, Eddie Taketa, Dwight Rhoden, Clifford Williams, Trey McIntyre, and Kate Hutter. In 2015, Kara toured to Seoul, South Korea with ArtLabJ for the New Dance for Asia International Festival.
Kara relocated to Chicago, IL in 2016. She is in her fourth season with Lucky Plush Productions under the direction of Julia Rhoads. She is in her third season with Khecari under the direction of Julia Rae Antonick and Jonathan Meyer. She is also a current member of the Cambrians' Chicago Dances performing works by Erin Kilmurray, Shannon Alvis, Kevin Iega Jeff, and Alice Klock. Kara freelances in her spare time collaborating with local artists Amanda Maraist, Erin Kilmurray, and Brendan Fernandes.
Kara teaches in Chicago and throughout the Midwest. She has been on faculty at Visceral, Dovetail Studios, The Cambrians' Winter and Summer Intensive, Brighton Dance Festival, The Dance Place LTD., and Actors Gymnasium & teaches regularly for Lucky Plush Productions' company class. Kara's contemporary based class investigates movement in relationship to efficiency in momentum and off-centeredness.