Photo by Monika Kratochvil

Benjamin Akio Kimitch

Benjamin Akio Kimitch is an artist and producer living in Brooklyn, NY. His upcoming production is commissioned by The Shed, NYC as part of Open Call, and will premiere there in summer 2022. Recently, Benjamin was a 2019-21 Movement Research artist-in-residence and a 2021-22 visiting artist-in-residence at the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC) at Florida State University. His choreography has also been supported by The Noguchi Museum, The Kitchen ‘Dance and Process,’ Brooklyn Arts Exchange, and commissioned twice by Danspace Project. The performances at Danspace received a 2017 New York Dance and Performance Bessie Award nomination for his longtime dancer/collaborator Julie McMillan. Benjamin's writing has been published in Movement Research Performance Journal, Dance Magazine, and Gibney Journal. Alongside his artistic practice, Benjamin is a full-time arts worker. He is currently program director & associate curator at Danspace Project, having previously worked on the artistic programming teams at Performance Space New York, the Park Avenue Armory, New York Live Arts, and Dance Theater Workshop prior to its merger with Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company.

Past Classes & Events

Movement Research at the Judson Church

March 28, 2022
performance

[Postponed] Movement Research at the Judson Church

March 16, 2020
performance

Movement Research at the Judson Church

March 11, 2019
performance