Artist Talk with Kayla Hamilton

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Artist Talk with Kayla Hamilton

March 23, 2023 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for an artist talk with Kayla Hamilton, presented by the University of Iowa Obermann Center for Advanced Studies and Department of Dance.


Kayla Hamilton is a Texas born, Bronx based performance maker, dancer, educator, cultural consultant, and the artistic director of K. Hamilton Projects.

Kayla is a 2023-2025 Jerome Hill Artist Fellow. Her past performance work has been presented at the Whitney Museum, Gibney, Performance Space New York, New York Live Arts, Abrons Arts Center, and the Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance (BAAD).

Kayla has developed ‘Crip Movement Lab’- a pedagogical framework centering cross-Disability accessible movement practices that are open to every-body. She has taught dance at Sarah Lawrence College, Amherst College, Virginia Commonwealth University, University of Utah, and Texas Improv Festival.

As a consultant,  Kayla has developed and implemented access strategies for the Mellon Foundation, ArtSpeak, Dance USA, Movement Research and The Shed.

As a dancer, Kayla was part of the Bessie award winning Skeleton Architecture, she has also danced for Maria Bauman,  Sydnie L. Mosley and Gesel Mason.

Kayla is currently in the process of creating a future organization centering the work of BIPOC Disabled creatives, while co-leading the 10th anniversary season of Angela’s Pulse/Dancing While Black, and developing a new evening length performance set to premier in NY in 2024 (TBA).


March 23, 2023
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Public Space One Close House
538 S Gilbert St
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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