Kelly King (Founder/Artistic Director) creates dances for theatre, film, stage, and street... and all the places people go in-between.
Playing in several artistic sandboxes at once, while teasing the line between art & entertainment, Kelly brings a collage of interests to each endeavor.
Kelly has performed nationally and internationally for several companies, most notably: Contradiction Dance (Artistic Director), CityDance Ensemble (Associate Director), Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, Echo Park Contemporary Ballet, JazzDanzDC. She has performed with production companies, including Cirque du Soleil, The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Cast of Thousands.
Her choreography has been presented and produced by theatre companies/festivals/corporations including: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Phillips Collection, Round House Theatre, Over The Line Festival, Source Festival, St. Mary's College, Adventure Theatre, GEICO.
Kelly also serves the creative community as an educator, choreographer, consultant, advocate and audience member.
Choreographer Kelly Mayfield proved that this aging genre can be fresh and relevant in the 21st century. - The Washington Post