Naimah Kisoki (New York, New York) is the Artistic Director/Founder of Living And Breathing Con/Temporary Dance. She earned a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree through the Liberal Education for Arts Professionals program (LEAP) from Saint Mary’s College of California.
Over the 17 years of her performance career, Mrs. Kisoki danced with Eliot Feld’s Ballet Tech, Arthur Mitchell’s Dance Theatre of Harlem and the Gazelle national touring cast of the Broadway production The Lion King. She has also danced with American Repertory Ballet, Ballet Concierto de Puerto Rico, Collage Dance Collective and Urban Ballet Theater as a quest artist.
Kisoki has danced choreography by George Balanchine including: The Four Temperaments, Serenade, Concerto Barocco, Agon and Apollo. Other choreographers she has interpreted include Sir Frederic Franklin, Goeffrey Holder, David Parsons and Michael Smuin.
Her television credits include CBS’s “Fashion Rocks” 2007 performance with recording artist Rihanna. She has also performed with recording artists Luis Miguel and Missy Eliot in music videos and print.
Additionally, Kisoki has taught/choreographed for Step 1 Dance & Fitness (Sacramento,CA), Sacramento State University of California, Charlotte Ballet Academy (Charlotte, NC), Open Door Dance Studios (Charlotte, NC) and North West School of the Arts (Charlotte N,C).