She has used her many talents and has been blessed with opportunities in various areas of entertainment. She began teaching dance throughout the St. Louis Region as early as 19 years of age. In 2010 Kalonda earned a leading role in the historical Urban Hip-Hop Musical held at the historical Black Repertory Theater based in St. Louis, MO. “Real Life” was directed and produced by Joel PE. King founder of JPEK Theatre Group as her first acting experience. She not only had a leading role but was also cast as a lead dancer and vocalist. Kalonda continued to utilize her dance experience throughout the years by performing with many national and local recording artists.
She also received a record deal as a vocal artist with “Universal Records” at the age of 21. She’s currently and independent lead singer showcasing with various local bands performing at various public and private events throughout the area.
Kalonda recently dabbled more into her acting career. She worked as a lead actor along side celebrity actor “Carl Anthony Payne II” for the On the Set Summer Film Camp - Nashville, TN casted on the National “BET” Network for an upcoming series & a lead role for “Don’t Go There” on St. Louis Public Radio. She’s a jack of all trades. Kalonda was also the Associate Director, Lighting Director and Choreographyer for the recent play “Meeting at the Elder’s Circle” under the direction of Joel P.E. King – Aug. 2022 at the Grandel Theatre and performed two lead monologues for Sankofa Live under the direction of writer Maya Maedell Singh – September 2022 at the Grandel Theatre. She is co-owner of Under Grace Home Health, Adult Day Program, U.G. Commissary LLC and New Avenue Inc. Her personality is drawing and hilarious.