KEVIN WILLIAMSONPool Boy
Kevin is a LA based movement artist and Assistant Professor of Dance at Scripps College. His interdisciplinary work explores social issues through movement, media, text, and music. A Lester Horton Award recipient, Bates Educators Fellow, and Center Theatre Group Sherwood Award Finalist, Kevin’s work has been presented at DanspaceProject, REDCAT, Human Resources LA, Dixon Place, CounterPulse, LACMA, Austin’s OUTsider Festival, and the Beijing Dance Festival. Kevin has created original works for LA Contemporary Dance Company and Loyola Marymount University and choreographed opera/theatre projects for The Juilliard School, Yale Repertory Theatre, Opera UCLA, Atlantic Theatre Company, Washington National Opera, and Geffen Playhouse. He has also performed and collaborated with distinguished artists and companies including David Rousseve/REALITY, LA Contemporary Dance Company, David Gordon, Julie Taymor/Angelin Preljocaj for LA Opera, Robert Moses’s Kin, Stephan Koplowitz, Cheng-Chieh Yu, Heidi Duckler, Scott Benzel, Sebastian Prantl, Ryan Heffington, Fatima Robinson, and David Bridel. Recently, he was a soloist in the LA Philharmonic’s production of Leonard Bernsteins’s Mass directed by Elkhanna Pulitzer. He received his MFA in Choreography from UCLA’s Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance and is a certified Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analyst.