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Doors 7:00pm Performance 7:30pm

Portland Center Stage - Ellyn Bye Studio Theater


Saturday October 14, 2023


Doors 7:00pm Performance 7:30pm


Portland Center Stage - Ellyn Bye Studio Theater
About the event

Espacio Flamenco & Portland Center Stage are proud to present ¡Bailaoras!  An exciting evening of live flamenco music and dance featuring special guest bailaora Kayla Lyall (Albuquerque) and violist Devesh Nirmul.  Blending composition and improvisation, you won’t want to miss this show celebrating the spirit of spontaneity that is at the heart of this powerful art form.


Kayla Lyall (dance)

Lillie Last (dance)

Nela McGuire (dance)

Devesh Nirmul (viola)

Elisa Rocha (vocals)

Yeshe Wingerd (vocals)

Brenna McDonald (guitar)

Nick Hutcheson (percussion)


Saturday, October 14th

Doors  7:00pm

Performance  7:30pm


Portland Center Stage - Ellyn Bye Studio Theater

128 NW 11th Ave

Portland, OR 97209



$30 Advance

$35 Door



Kayla Lyall began studying flamenco at the National Conservatory of Flamenco Arts in 1999, and continued to study with the Encinias family until she joined Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company in 2004. Kayla won the Flamenco Expo during the Festival Flamenco International de Albuquerque in 2005 and 2011. In 2008, she went to Spain to learn about flamenco, studying with influential artists and developing her own flamenco persona. After returning from Spain, Kayla continued to dance with Yjastros, and received a Bachelor’s of Arts and a Masters in Elementary Education from the University of New Mexico. She also began collaborating and performing with La Juerga Flamenco Ensemble. Through the UNM Guest Artist Line, Kayla has worked with influential artists such as Carmen La Talegona, Antonio Canales, Jose Maya, Nino de los Reyes, and Concha Jareno. She is a board certified science and dance teacher at Tierra Adentro of New Mexico charter school, and teaches at the Conservatory of Flamenco Arts, co-organizing the performance company Teeños Flamencos.

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