Koryn Ann Wicks is a choreographer and intermedia artist. Her immersive choreography integrates dance with interactive video systems to create explorable performances in which live movement and digital media build off one another in real time. Koryn earned her MFA in Dance from the University of California, Irvine. Her research was presented at the inaugural Body of Knowledge Conference in 2016. Her work has been shown at the Orange County Museum of Art, Historic Bowery Poetry Club, Steps on Broadway and the University of Rome Tor Vergata. In addition to her contemporary choreography, Koryn also choreographs for commercial film and television; most recently on the NBC pilot Until The Wedding. Before moving to LA, Koryn earned a Certificate of Dance with honors from the Ailey School and BFA in Political Science from the CUNY Baccalaureate Program. Koryn has been on faculty at CalArts, Glendale College and Cypress College. In her spare time, she volunteers for the Help Group, teaching dance to students on the autism spectrum. Upcoming projects include I love you so much, SQUEEZE ME TO DEATH an immersive dance installation at Highways this summer.
I love you so much, SQUEEZE ME TO DEATH is an immersive, intermedia dance performance. This interdisciplinary work combines dance with interactive video, light and sound to explore the ways we lose ourselves in loving others. Come; be adored; be idealized; and please, tell us you love it. Step into the role you were born to play, the object of affection.
Conceived of and choreographed by Koryn Ann Wicks. The exciting creative team includes interactive lighting design by Morgan Embry, interactive sound installations by Alex Lough, an original score by Jonah Rosenberg and special guest performer Chris Tyler.
The show includes a pop-up shop where patrons can bid on set pieces via silent auction. Pieces include include handcrafted furniture by Zachary Titus. What are you waiting for, SQUEEZE ME TO DEATH.