Kayla Hamilton

Disabled Artist Space Grant (2018/2019)
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Kayla Hamilton (she/they) is a Texas born, Bronx based performance maker, dancer, educator and consultant.

Kayla is currently a Jerome Hill and Pina Bausch Fellow and a NEFA National Dance Production Project Grant recipient. Her past shows have been presented at Gibney, Performance Space NY, New York Live Arts and Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance.

Kayla co- developed ‘Crip Movement Lab’ with collaborator Elisabeth Motley-a pedagogical framework centering cross-disability movement practices for every-body; which they have taught in multiple dance centers and universities.

Kayla danced with Bessie award winning skeleton architecture; and for Maria Bauman, Sydnie L. Mosley and Gesel Mason.

Kayla has developed/designed access centered programming for the Mellon Foundation, Movement Research and DanceNYC.

Kayla recently founded ‘Circle O’ – a cultural organization uplifting BIPOC Disabled creatives. In 2024-25 she will go on a national tour with both ‘How to Bend Down/How to Pick It Up’ and ‘Crip Movement Lab’.

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