Misa Kelly will be sharing 3 works for SonneBlauma's West Coast performances: Grit, Whisk & Under No Certain Circumstances. She will be premiering Unzipped (a duet co-created with Joanna Nobbe) in New York at Green Space Studios.
Misa Kelly is the Founder of SonneBlauma Danscz Theatre, Co-Founder of its non-profit The Future Traditions Foundation & Director of the 2011 SB-ADaPT (A Dance and Physical Theater) Festival. Based in Santa Barbara her work is frequently shown at Center Stage Theater, Yoga Soup and the Montecito School of Ballet. Her company has toured California as a part of the 3 Cities: 3 Choreographers project as well as travelled to Istanbul to teach and perform. Festivals & showcases that she has participated in include the COOL New York Dance Festival, SpectorDance Choreographer’s Showcase, Mix Match Festival, MAX10, NECTAR, the SBDA New Works Concert & the SB-ADaPT Festival. In addition to her work with SonneBlauma Misa has worked in community works by Keigwin + Co., Doug Elkins as well as local to Santa Barbara companies and choreographers such as Santa Barbara Dance Theatre, Mark Parisian Mime Troupe, James Donlon, Motion Dance Theatre, Smudges Performance Group, Christine Loizeaux, Christina McCarthy, Christopher Pilafian, Stephen Kelly, and Tonia Shimin.