Techniques for Embodied Joy

Collaborators

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Kelly King is a creator. She generates movement, dialogue, and joy. Kelly serves individuals, communities, and businesses as an educator, consultant, advocate, and audience member. She is the Founder of The Movement Movement, a consulting firm specializing in Moving Dialogues techniques for Embodied Joy.

 

Kelly currently performs as a teaching artist with BodyWise Dance, Story Tapestries, and InterAct StoryTheatre. She has also performed with Contradiction Dance Theatre (Founder), Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, Cirque Du Soleil, Echo Park Contemporary Ballet, City Dance Ensemble, and JazzDanceDC in major venues across the U.S. and abroad. 

 

Kelly has choreographed for regional theaters including: Constellation Theater, Round House Theatre, Taffety Punk Theatre Company, Synetic Theater, and Olney Theatre (Just Arts Festival 2020). She choreographs for stage, film, street, and just about anywhere people go. "Choreographer Kelly Mayfield [King] proved that this aging genre can be fresh and relevant in the 21st century." - The Washington Post  

 

Kelly earned the Mayor’s Arts Award for Excellence in Arts Education as the Director of Education for CityDance Ensemble, and has received numerous individual awards including the DC Commission’s Individual Artist Fellowship, Helen Hayes Award Nomination (Choreography), Best of Fringe (Dance), #MAMAISAMAKER Residency, 202Creates Resident Artist, and the Friend and Spirit of Goddard Scholarships. 

 

In 2021 Kelly earned an MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College with a concentration in Performance Creation. Her studies focused on community engagement, Embodied Joy as practice, transformative art, and dance and movement in community building. 

Micah Morgan is an artist, software developer, and researcher. Her mission is to provide poignant products and solutions from her grace-centered design practice. In addition to development, she has edited articles in GPU Pro, GPU Pro 6, and written for Toptal. In 2019, she had the honor of discussing bespoke software solutions for countering misinformation and disinformation narratives with the U.S. Department of State following her participation in the 2018 Global Partnerships Accelerator. In 2017 Morgan was a travel grant awardee and presented her peer-reviewed research, Nods, and Daps: Encouraging Gesture, Movement Rhythm & Motion that honors the black experience and in the creation of Data Sets that drive AI at the NeurIps Black in Artificial Intelligence workshop. She has exhibited digital artwork at the 3D WebFest, The African American Art and Culture Complex in San Francisco, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, and, most recently, Studio SoHY.

Jeremy Keith Hunter is one of the dopest artists you'll ever meet. Hailing out of the DMV; Jeremy is a multidisciplinary artist with a strong focus in theatre and film acting; writing; and graphic design. As an emerging artist, his talents stretch far as a lyricst and rapper, director, event planner and organizer. Jeremy received his formal training in the arts while attending the College of Southern Maryland and has performed with academic institutions all around the DMV; including Howard University, Bowie State University, Georgetown University, and American University.

Jeremy is a proud member of the Actor's Equity Association. Regional credits include: Everyman Theatre (Proof); Lyric Repertory Company (A Raisin in the Sun, Clybourne Park, The Great Society); Mosaic Theatre Company (Les Deux Noirs, Hooded or Being Black for Dummies, Milke Like Sugar, When January Feels Like Summer); WSC Avant Bard (Topdog/Underdog); MetroStage (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek); Studio Theatre (The Effect u/s, Chimerica u/s); 1st Stage (The Farnsworth Invention); Imagination Stage (Charlotte's Web u/s); Ally Theatre Company (Rabbit Summer); Theatre Alliance (Word Becomes Flesh u/s); and Constellation Theatre (Arabian Nights).

As a great hip-hop enthusiast; Jeremy is also known musically under the alias 'Mercury', his most current project, "gourmet", is an awe-inspiring food themed hiphop mix that promotes and encourages good, healthy eating. CHECK IT OUT NOW!

Jeremy is represented by Fred Shiffman at Capital Talent Agency.

Digital Marketer and Filmmaker with a successful track record of working with startups and 500 Fortune companies to create marketing campaigns that enhance sales and increase brand engagement. Mwnao is Data-driven, problem-solving and creative eye to promote and highlight the human experience in marketing campaigns. Ability to manage and lead a team from idea to execution. When Mwano isn't working with brands, he's teaching storytelling through photography & video in hopes of inspiring future storytellers.

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