In the world of television and film, rising stars capture our attention with their talent, charm, and unique stories. One such starlet who has been making waves recently is Kyra Leroux.
Known for her roles in popular TV shows like “Riverdale” and “Firefly Lane,” Leroux has quickly become a favorite among fans. But how well do you really know this talented actress? From her early beginnings in dance to her transition into acting, there’s more to Leroux than meets the eye. In this article we will get a deeper look into her journey, her passions, and the experiences that have shaped her into the rising star she is today.
1. Kyra Leroux considers dance her first love
Kyra said that dance has played a significant role in shaping her career and work ethic. She shares that her journey with dance began at a very young age, influenced by her mother, who was also a dancer. This early exposure to dance instilled in her a deep love for the art form, which she refers to as her “first love.”
Leroux’s dance training was intense and rigorous. She mentions that she used to dance for 21 hours a week competitively, which was a significant part of her childhood. This intense training schedule not only honed her skills as a dancer but also instilled in her a strong work ethic and a sense of perseverance. She learned the value of consistent practice and the importance of dedication in achieving one’s goals.
2. Her first acting role was as ‘Pippi Longstocking’ on the show Psych.
Leroux says she has fond memories of her first day on set and recalls the excitement and nervousness she felt stepping into her character and performing in front of the camera for the first time. Despite the pressure, she embraced the opportunity and delivered a performance that set the stage for her future acting career.
3. She had auditioned for the show “Firefly Lane” twice before landing the role of Lisa Karen.
The first time she auditioned for the role of Tully when the show was first casting. The second time, she auditioned for another character in season one. She almost got the role but had a conflict with another show she was doing at the time. A year later, she got the role of Lisa Karen.
4. Kyra is known for her roles in “Riverdale” and “Firefly Lane”.
In “Riverdale”, she plays the character Britta Beach, and in “Firefly Lane”, she plays Lisa Karen. Both characters have allowed her to explore different aspects of her acting skills. In “Riverdale”, she learned to react quickly due to the fast-paced nature of the show. In “Firefly Lane”, she learned about commitment due to the particular nature of her character, Lisa Karen.
5. She was working on both “Riverdale” and “Firefly Lane” at the same time
She describes as an interesting experience. She had to navigate between the heartwarming show “Firefly Lane” and the fast-paced teen drama “Riverdale”. She even had a week where she spent six days on set, with three days on “Riverdale” and three days on “Firefly Lane”.
6. Kyra Leroux’s dream is to be on Broadway.
She has always wanted to do that since she was a little kid. She is still working on growing her career in the TV and film industry as well as theater. She wants to continue doing both and continue growing in both.
7. In her roles, Kyra brings as much of herself as possible to the characters she plays.
For instance, she share s a trait of confidence with her character Britta from “Riverdale”. She also shares a trait of being particular and having a type A personality with her character Lisa Karen from “Firefly Lane”.
8. One of her favorite scenes from “Firefly Lane” is yet to come in the second part of the season.
This scene involves a new character that comes in the second part. She also loved the scene where she was leading the AV club meeting because she got to use a gavel and decide when to bang it.
9. Kyra is currently playing Anne in “Anne of Green Gables”.
The show runs over Christmas and she will be performing every night. This role is a dream role for her.
10. If she could work with anyone on TV, it would be Kate Blanchett.
She admires Blanchett’s power as an actor and believes she has a lot of wisdom to learn from.
Despite her success, Kyra remains humble and grateful. She sees every role as an opportunity to learn and grow as an actor. She believes in being herself on set and trusting her journey.