Koryn Ann Wicks

 

About

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Koryn Ann Wicks is a choreographer, intermedia artist, educator and dancer based in Los Angeles. She choreographs for the stage and screen and choreographs and produces immersive, intermedia dance concerts.

Koryn’s work has been shown throughout the United States, Canada and abroad. Most recently, she choreographed for the ABC pilot Until the WeddingKoryn has danced professionally with diverse companies and choreographers including Chad Michael Hall, Lisa Naugle, Armitage Gone!, Teresa Fellion/Bodystories, Transitheart  Productions, Kinetic Architecture and Classical Contemporary Ballet Theater. 

Koryn is on faculty at Glendale College and Cypress College where she teaches Modern and Contemporary Dance. From 2017-2018 she was on faculty at CalArts School of Dance where she taught Contemporary Dance, Dance composition and Performance and New Media.  Koryn received her MFA in dance at the University of California, Irvine. Her thesis investigates immersive staging in concert dance. 

Koryn received her dance training from the Ailey School in New York City. She has also studied dance with The Movement Invention Project, Steps on Broadway, The Next Stage Project, Adelphi University, Toronto Dance Theatre, Canadian Children’s Dance Theatre and the Quinte Ballet School. In addition to her dance training, Koryn has a BA in Political Science from the CUNY Baccalaureate Program.


 

Upcoming

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I love you so much, SQUEESE ME TO DEATH at Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, July 13th and 14th, 2019

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.