Kirby Reed

Kirby Reed is the Artistic Director of Ascension/The Kirby Reed Project and founder of House of Ascension. Reed was picked twice for the Top Jazz Classes in Chicago out of ten must-take classes in the city in Dance Spirit Magazine January 2005 and was also voted Best Hip Hop teacher by Chicago Magazine (Best of Chicago) August 2003. He has worked in various capacities in the dance community, as a dancer, choreographer and instructor and is widely respected and loved throughout Chicagoland. Reed and Gus Giordano taught together at conventions throughout the U.S.