is a Seattle dancer, choreographer,
and teaching artist who hails from North Carolina. In 2009 she received her BFA from Belhaven University. She has been honored to perform with artists including Michelle Miller/Catapult Dance, Shannon Stewart, Alana O Rogers, Eva Stone, Faunix/Ashleigh Miller, and Maya Soto. Her work has shown at the Fringe Festival (Edinburgh), at the Folly Theater (Kansas City), AS220 (Providence, RI), and in Seattle at Velocity Dance Center, Fremont Abbey, and Seattle International Dance Festival. Kimberly is the recipient of the 2017 CityArtist Project grant from the Office of Arts & Culture, the 2017 Artist Project grant from Artist Life Guild, Cornish Arts Incubator Residency, and is an artist in residence at the Fremont Abbey. Kim is passionate about training dancers, young and old, and sharing a love of dance. She currently teaches at Velocity Dance Center, Dance Fremont, and Bainbridge Dance Center.
Why do you dance?
KH: "I dance because it is the most free, most specific, most varied, and most challenging thing I think I have ever done. I can say the things I didn't know I was even feeling. I can be clear and jumbled. There is so much texture and visceral clarity that can flow through a body. I really feel like dance has endless untapped vistas, and I want to go exploring. Dance is body, it is art, and it is music (with or without sound)."
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