I want to introduce the great artists I've been working on this project "Seasoned Right Here(s)":
Keith Haynes, a Houston native, is a dancer, choreographer, teacher, and video projection designer based in the Denver/Boulder Metropolitan area. Currently, Haynes is the co-artistic director of VisKosity Dance Collective alongside Vivian Kim and a Lecturer in the College of Media, Communication and Information at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Vivian Kim is a choreographer, performer and dance educator based in Colorado. She received her BA in Dance from the University of Nebraska Lincoln in 2010, and her MFA in Dance with a secondary emphasis in the Alexander Technique from University of Colorado Boulder in 2018. Vivian currently teaches, trains, and sets work using street dance vernacular and Modern/Contemporary dance concepts and technique. Vivian has been training, and continues to train with, Dassy Lee (Femme Fatale and So you Think You can Dance Season 10) and world-renown Hip-Hop choreographer, Rennie Harris.
Yan Pang (she/her/hers) is a composer, performer, and scholar. She is currently a music adjunct instructor at the University of Minnesota, where she received her Ph.D. in Music with a minor in Theater Arts & Dance. Her work focuses on inter-cultural music composition and performance. For more, please visit yanpangcreate.com.
Samantha Salters is currently a member of Coyaba Dance Theater, an Adjunct Professor at George Mason University and the inaugural recipient of the DanceAfrica DC 2021, Deal-Davis Commission. She holds an M.F.A. in Dance and Certificate in Comparative Ethnic Studies from the University of Colorado Boulder. Her creative interests are in the traditional and contemporary art forms of the African diaspora.