Joyce King‘s versatile experience and style has awarded her opportunities to perform, teach and choreograph throughout the U.S., Costa Rica, Belgium, and France. She most recently created her own Workshop “Jolt Dance Convention” that is dedicated to bringing quality dance education to students across the country.
Newly formed, JKing Dance Company, was most recently invited to perform as part of PMT Spring Dance Series and Steps on Broadway Faculty Concert. Her choreography has been seen over a variety of venues as part of Special Performances at Pinkerton Academy Theatre Arts and Palace Theatre, Dansstage Dance Festival, Competitions, The Auditorio Nacional and Teatro Eugene O'Neil Theaters in Costa Rica and explained by audience members as passionate, thought provoking, emotionally moving, physically athletic, and sassy....
Joyce's most notably performing credits include: Cats, A Chorus Line, and Fame …, Special Events/ Benefits - Broadway Cares.. As a former member of Impulse Dance Company, under Artistic Dir. Adrienne Hawkins, she worked with choreographers such as Fred Benjamin, Lynn Simonson, Miquel Lopez. She attended Oxford School of Drama, England, Shakespeare Intensive, London; Film/TV with Sally Johnson and extensive studies under renown teacher Charles Kakatsakis in NYC. In addition, Joyce’s teaching and choreography has been greatly influenced by them all, including, Richard Levi, Michele Assaf, Suzanne Taylor(former Dir of NHSB) and Michael Owens. Her studies with Master Jim Wharton of Wharton Performance in NYC, awarded her Certification for Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) which she has incorporated within her warm-up
Her center warm-up focuses on strengthening technique and expanding flexibility through combining disciplines of jazz, ballet, modern and Active Isolated Stretching (AIS). Across the floor is comprised of turns and jumps with intent to familiarize the student to her style. Combined with her acting knowledge, sense of humor, and caring nature, Joyce encourages the dancers to bring their uniqueness and passion to the combinations while challenging and developing their technique, ultimately bringing their performance to a higher level. Find out more visit: www.JoyceKingDance.com
"Dance has always been an empowering motivator for me when words could not explain how I feel.." -JK