Creative Director, Live Entertainment
Owner, October Girl Productions
With a professional career spanning over 25 years, Carla Kama is one of today’s most sought after creative collaborators. Her career has grown from that of professional dancer, to successful choreographer, and now associate director and creative producer. Carla’s ability to create world-class shows and performances comes from years of experience in the dance world and entertainment industry. Carla began her career in Los Angeles as a professional dancer. At age 19, she was picked out of over 1000 hopefuls to be the sixth member of the original “Fly Girls” on the Emmy-winning television series In Living Color. She danced in many projects ranging from live shows, film, television and for music artists such as Prince, No Doubt, Paula Abdul, Smashing Pumpkins, and Ricky Martin to name a few. Carla is also an original and founding member of The Pussycat Dolls and part of their early history at the famous Viper Room on Sunset Blvd.
Carla’s talent for choreography and keen eye for musical staging led her to transition into the role of choreographer. Carla was the supervising choreographer for Britney Spears “Circus” World Tour. She has created choreography for Britney Spears “Femme Fatale” World Tour, Ricky Martin “Mas” Tour as well as projects for Prince, Carmen Electra, Paulina Rubio, Jane’s Addiction, Kid Rock, & ZZ Top. Her choreography can also be seen in the sexy burlesque scenes in HBO’s Carnivale, Carmen Electra’s Aerobic Striptease, and The Young & the Restless. Carla is credited with the musical staging and sizzling dance work showcased in Mandalay Bay's STORM and she has also worked in the musical theater world, choreographing the European touring productions of Grease and HAIR 'The Musical'.
As associate director, Carla has worked closely with world renowned director, Jamie King, on many projects including Michael Jackson World Premiere featuring Usher on the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Awards, Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque Du Soleil, Michael Jackson Immortal World Tour by Cirque Du Soleil, QVIVA Live starring Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony, Rihanna “Loud” World Tour, Rihanna “The Last Girl On Earth” World Tour, The Spice Girls “The Return of The Spice Girls” World Tour, Avril Lavigne “Best Damn Tour” World Tour, and Korean pop star, RAIN “Rain’s Coming” World Tour. Carla was also an associate creative producer on season 3 of THE X FACTOR, USA.