Holmes, K.J.

K.J. Holmes
Part Time Faculty

Profile:
K.J. Holmes is a dance artist, actor, singer and teacher who has been exploring improvisation as process and performance since 1981. Her practice of Contact Improvisation has been a valuable tool towards both toward tuning the body and finding sources for movement invention and dance work. Her current performance practice is based in the work of Body-Mind Centering (t), which looks at patterns of development and evolution of humans, and the acting work of Sanford Meisner, which excavates truth of experience as a basis for creative expression.
Courses Taught:
  • Contact Improvisation Practices
Recent Publications:
  • Published in Contact Quarterly Magazine
  • Most Recent Dance: This is where we are (or take arms against a sea of troubles), performed March 2011 at The Chocolate Factory Theater, LIC, NY.
  • Co-Curator of Movement Research Fall Festival, 2011
Research Interests:
  • I am interested in how we can better know ourselves through better knowing the dynamics of our bodies.
Professional Affiliations:
  • Movement Research, faculty member and performer since 1986
  • New York University/Experimental Theatre Wing, adjunct professor since 2001


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