Our philosophy represents our desire to create, share and connect with other people from all walks of life. We believe in dance as being the most primal form of human expression, as the body itself is the medium to communicate and express. Dance is the embodiment of physical movement, mental exploration, and spiritual essence. It is an important element of non-erbal communication, it can help us discover and connect to our inner self and can free from social and emotional inhibitions. Dance threads ideas, sensations, and thoughts through movements and allows to tap into the natural energy that moves the body. Through our philosophy and experiences, we want to inspire, empower and engage our students to get in touch ith their creative, physical and intellectual self in order to reach their fullest potential.
KINEMATIK is honored to have worked in various outreach programs with the University Settlement Community on the Lower East Side in Manhattan. For University Settlement’s 125th nniversary KINEMATIK choreographed a Flashmob for over 300 people and worked with all members of the community including: teenagers, senior citizens, and minority groups.
Each Summer KINEMATIK holds its KINEMATIK SUMMER INTENSIVE, which provides a well-rounded dance experience for young aspiring dancers, and aims to develop dancers who are well versed n classical, contemporary and urban dance forms. The workshop exposes students to a variety of dance styles, including Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Hip Hop, House and Vogue. Students explore variety of dance techniques and will incorporate them in learning choreography and creating their own movement material. The 2013 Summer Intensive is divided into two sessions.
Session I: Monday August 19th
Session II: Monday Aug 26th
- Friday August 23rd
– Aug 30th
In 2011 KINEMATIK was awarded the one year Live Arts Residency at the Performance Project @ The University Settlement in the Lower East Side. Thank you to the Performance Project for upporting emerging artists and providing KINEMATIK with the opportunity to develop and present work @ the Performance Project!
We are looking forward to be working with the Settlement community!