Cameron McKinney

Cameron McKinney, the Artistic Director of Kizuna Dance, creates work centered around the Japanese language and culture. He currently performs with Dante Brown|Warehouse Dance and Christal Brown/INSPIRIT. His work has been presented by the Let's Dance International Frontiers Festival (UK), Performatica (Mexico), Gibney Dance, The Moving Beauty Series, Dixon Place, and Triskelion Arts, among others. He has been commissioned twice by the LDIF Festival, by the Steffi Nossen School of Dance, The Moving Beauty Series, and SpectorDance Studio. In 2015, he was chosen for Doug Varone's DEVICES Intensive.

He created Loft Technique, a unique blend of streetdance styles and contemporary floorwork. He teaches regularly at Gibney Dance. He has taught in five states, as well as internationally in Japan, Mexico, and the UK. He has been on faculty at the Joffrey Ballet School, the Contemporary Dance Experience Intensive, WMAAC, and The Southern Vermont Dance Festival, among others.

Articles by Cameron McKinney


Movement Currency at the CURRENT SESSIONS

A platform for emerging dance artists produces an evening of risk and intimacy

review   *   Cameron McKinney   *   August 31 2016

Takao Kawaguchi's About Kazuo Ohno

In trying on three seminal works by Kazuo Ohno, Kawaguchi attempts to reproduce butoh

review   *   Cameron McKinney   *   October 6 2016

Company Wang Ramirez's Monchichi

Wang Ramierez's hip-hop portrays the embodied listening required to meet someone else halfway

review   *   Cameron McKinney   *   October 31 2016

Kensaku Shinohara's MT and Yoshiko Chuma's Dead End Series

A politically charged split-bill brings the concerns of Japenese choreographers to life on stage

review   *   Cameron McKinney   *   December 11 2016