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Kimberly Prosa

Kimberly Prosa is a New York City based teaching artist, choreographer and dancer. She holds a BFA from the SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Dance and an M.A. from NYU where she focused her research on using dance as a tool to facilitate community peacebuilding. Her research and methodology has been implemented as part of Dance Education Laboratory (DEL’s) Dance for Social Change’s professional development summer program, as well as part of Dance Research Forum Ireland’s conference on “Power, Politics and the Dancing Body.”

Highlights among Kimberly’s performance career include serving as a member of the Bessie Award winning H.T. Chen and Dancers for seven years, performing with Aera dance company, Pascal Rioult, Angela Harriell, Dance Theater of Oregon and Eugene Ballet Company. Kimberly doubled for Natalie Portman in the 2010 academy award winning film, Black Swan.

Kimberly is currently a modern dance teaching artist at Ballet Hispanico, Chen Dance Center and leads P.S. 42’s modern dance after school program. She is a current recipient of a fellowship with Leimay and is the Artistic Director of the emerging modern dance company, Humanistics Dance Company whose work has been shown at venues including: the Connelly Theater, Manhattan Movement Arts, Shetler Studios, Triskelion Arts, as part of the Fertile Ground Series, as part of the WaxWorks series, Riverside Church Theater, Liberty University and more.