Dancer. Kara is originally from Austin, Texas and began dancing at the age of 3. She trained in ballet, tap, jazz, and modern throughout her school years. In college, Kara danced with local Austin company Verge for two seasons. Kara began studying flamenco with Encarnación Jaeger in Seattle for 2 years before relocating back to Austin and joining Olivia Chacón’s school, Flamencura, in January of 2012. She joined A’lante in 2013, and feels privileged to be dancing with the very talented A’lante dancers.