Founder & Artistic Director
Kelly King is a creator. She generates movement, dialogue, and joy.
Kelly makes dances for theater, film, stage, and street... and all the places people go in-between.
Recent Dance & Theater choreography: 28 (!) productions for Contradiction Dance Theatre (2006-2017); Open Circle Theatre & Dance Exchange: Unreachable Star; Taffety Punk Theatre Company: Trojan Women, Phaeton (Helen Hayes Award Nominee); Round House Theatre: Stage Kiss.
Company work: Contradiction Dance Theatre, BodyWise Dance, Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, Cirque Du Soleil, Echo Park Contemporary Ballet, City Dance Ensemble, JazzDanceDC. Kelly serves the creative community as a choreographer, performer, educator, consultant, advocate and audience member.
Kelly is the Artistic Director of Contradiction Dance & Co-Founder of The Movement Movement.
- Forgiveness: Love More Wildly
- NOW - A Dance About Distraction
- In the House
- Objects of Hope: The America Project