“Mix high quality production, meaningful choreography, compelling artistry, and you’ve got Kevin Jenkins.”
— Demetria Schioldager - Menlowe Ballet

Upcoming Events:

• Choreographing music videos for Natalie Bancroft, San Diego CA September 9 - 14

• Choreographing Trolley Dances for San Diego Dance Theater, San Diego CA September 16 - 20 Visit SDDT

• Teaching masterclasses for Orange County School of the Arts, Orange County CA September 23 - 24 Visit OCSA

• Filming music videos for Natalie Bancroft, San Diego CA September 25 - 27

• San Diego Dance Theatre performs Trolley Dances, San Diego CA September 28 & 29 / October 5 & 6 Buy tickets

• Choreographing for Ballet 5:8, Chicago IL November 11 - 15 Visit Ballet 5:8

• Choreographing for Ballet Forté, New York NY January 2 - 5 Visit Ballet Forté

• Choreographing for Ballet 5:8, Chicago IL January 13 - 24 Visit Ballet 5:8

• Teaching for ICON Dance Convention, Dallas TX January 17 - 19 Visit ICON

• Teaching for ICON Dance Convention, San Diego CA January 24 - 26 Visit ICON

• Choreographing for Goucher College, Baltimore MD January 31 - February 9 Visit Goucher

• Choreographing DECO for Dimensions Dance Theatre, Miami FL February 10 - March 22 Visit DDTM

• Choreographing for Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego CA March 23 - 27 Visit CCA

• Teaching for ICON Dance Convention, Los Angeles CA March 27 - 29 Visit ICON

• Teaching for ICON Dance Convention, San Francisco CA March 3 - 5 Visit ICON

 

Past Events: 

• Taught for the Academy of Classical Ballet, San Jose CA September 3 - 5 Visit AOC Ballet

• Taught for Joffrey Ballet School summer intensive, New York NY August 5 - 9 Visit Joffrey

• Choreographed for TAME Dance Academy, Miami FL July 29 - 31 Visit TAME

• Taught for Carlsbad Performing Arts Academy, San Diego CA July 22 - 26 Visit CPAA

• Auditioned dancers for San Diego Dance Theater’s Trolley Dances, San Diego CA July 21 Visit SDDT

• Taught masterclass at Dance & Co., San Diego CA July 20 Visit Dance & Co.

• Taught and choreographed for State Street Ballet’s summer intensive, Santa Barbara CA June 24 - July 19 Visit SSB

• Taught company class for Dimensions Dance Theatre, Miami FL June 20 Visit DDTM

• Taught masterclass for The Ballet Space, Miami FL June 12 Visit Ballet Space

• Rehearsed Natalie Bancroft’s European tour, San Diego CA May 24 - June 4

• Taught open company class for Gallim Dance, Brooklyn NY May 14 & 17 Visit Gallim

• Taught masterclasses for Lynch School of Ballet, Huntington NY April 9-10 Visit Lynch

• Taught masterclasses for Joffrey Ballet School, New York NY April 3 & 5 Visit Joffrey

• Taught for ICON Dance Convention, Orange County CA March 1 - 3 Visit ICON

• Taught masterclass for Coronado School of the Arts, San Diego CA February 22 Visit CoSA

• Taught masterclasses for Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego CA February 21 Visit CCA

• Taught for ICON Dance Convention, Los Angeles CA February 15 - 17 Visit ICON

• Musical Theatre Guild performed Minnie’s Boys, Los Angeles CA February 10

• Choreographed Minnie’s Boys for Musical Theatre Guild, Los Angeles CA February 4 - 9 Visit MTG

• Choreographed for Scripps Performing Arts Academy, San Diego CA January 31 - February 3 Visit SPAA

• Choreographed for LITVAK Dance, San Diego CA January 30 - February 1 Visit LITVAK

• Taught masterclasses for Orange County School of the Arts, Los Angeles CA January 29 - 30 Visit OCSA

• Choreographed Natalie Bancroft’s European tour, San Diego CA January 14 - 25

• State Street Ballet performed Chaplin at APAP, New York NY January 5

• Taught for Boston Ballet School, December 12 - 19, 2018 Visit BBS

• Choreographed for Hockaday School, Dallas TX December 3 - 7, 2018  Visit Hockaday

• Choreographed and taught for Muhlenberg College, Allentown PA October 9 - November 27, 2018  Visit Muhlenberg

• Choreographed for The Dance Center, Walla Walla WA November 14 - 18, 2018  Visit Dance Center

• Choreographed for Southwest Ballet Theatre, Phoenix AZ October 26 - 28, 2018 Visit SWBT

• State Street Ballet premiered Chaplin, Santa Barbara CA October 6 - 7, 2018 Visit SSB

• Choreographed Chaplin, an evening length ballet for State Street Ballet, Santa Barbara CA August 27 - October 5, 2018  Visit SSB

• Hosted the Summer Dance Retreat for professional dancers, Boulder CO August 13 - 19, 2018

• Choreographed Fortissimo for the National Choreographers Initiative, Irvine CA July 9 - 29, 2018  Visit NCI

• Taught & choreographed for State Street Ballet's summer intensive, Santa Barbara CA June 25 - July 7, 2018  Visit SSB

• Choreographed and directed Hourglass music video for Gayle Skidmore, San Diego CA June 1-22, 2018  Visit Gayle Skidmore

• Ballet Dallas performed Falling Light and Fortissimo, Dallas TX May 17 - 18, 2018

• State Street Ballet performed Flirting as part of their Modern Masters series, Santa Barbara CA May 11 - 12, 2018  Visit SSB

• Choreographed Falling Light and Fortissimo for Ballet Dallas, April 15 - 27, 2018

• Choreographed Flirting for State Street Ballet, Santa Barbara CA March 12 - 18, 2018  Visit SSB

• Choreographed The Lovers, The Dreamers, & Me for Grossmont College, San Diego CA March 5 - 10, 2018  Visit Grossmont College

Flirting premiered with Island Moving Company, Newport RI March 2 - 3, 2018 Visit IMC

• Moonlight & Sonatas premiered with St. Louis Ballet, March 2 - 3, 2018 Visit St. Louis Ballet

• Rehearsed Moonlight & Sonatas with St. Louis Ballet, February 25 - March 1, 2018 Visit St. Louis Ballet

• Taught master classes in San Diego February 10 - 24, 2018

• Choreographed for Ketchikan Theatre Ballet, Ketchikan AK February 2 - 9, 2018  Visit KTB

• Choreographed Flirting for Island Moving Company, Newport RI January 24 - 31, 2018  Visit IMC

• Choreographed Moonlight & Sonatas for St. Louis Ballet, January 8 - 18, 2018  Visit St. Louis Ballet

 • Taught for Boston Ballet School, November 20 - December 9, 2017  Visit BBS

The Lovers, The Dreamers, & Me premiered with Bellingham Repertory Dance, November 10 - 19, 2017  Visit BRD

• Choreographic residency at Djerassi Arts Program, Palo Alto CA October 18 - November 15, 2017  Visit Djerassi

• Attended Jacob's Pillow choreographers retreat with Liz Lerman, Beckett MA September 30 - October 1, 2017  Visit Jacob's Pillow

• Taught master class at The Lynch Dance Institute, San Diego CA September 24, 2017  Visit Lynch Dance Institute

• Choreographed Danzon No. 2 for Gustafson Dance, Santa Barbara CA September 5 - 10, 2017  Visit Gustafson Dance

• Choreographed for Boston Ballet dancers Paul Craig & Reina Sawai, Boston MA August 1 - 11, 2017

• Wanderlust Dance Project performed Farewell, My Lovely, Dallas TX August 6, 2017  Visit Wanderlust

• Choreographed Farewell, My Lovely for Wanderlust Dance Project, Dallas TX July 26 - 29, 2017

• Dimensions Dance Theatre toured with C'est La Vie, Newport RI July 19 - 22, 2017  Visit DDTM

• Workshop rehearsals for Farewell, My Lovely, Denver CO July 10 - 12, 2017

• Choreographed The Lovers, The Dreamers, And Me for Bellingham Repertory Dance, Bellingham WA June 24 - July 2, 2017  Visit BRD

• Dimensions Dance Theatre performed C'est La Vie, Miami FL July 8, 2017

• Taught for Magnify Dance Center's summer intensive, Albuquerque NM June 19 - 23, 2017  Visit Magnify Dance Center

• Rehearsed C'est La Vie with Dimensions Dance Theatre, Miami FL May 26 - June 2, 2017  Visit DDTM

• Taught master class at Marin Ballet, San Francisco CA May 23, 2017  Visit Marin Ballet

• State Street Ballet performed C'est La Vie as part of their Modern Masters program, Santa Barbara CA May 13 - 14, 2017

• Rehearsed C'est La Vie with State Street Ballet, Santa Barbara CA May 1 - 12, 2017  Visit State St. Ballet

• Choreographed for the School of Creative and Performing Arts, San Diego CA April 24 - 28, 2017  Visit SCPA

• Presented Reverie at the Green St. Studios ballet showcase, Boston MA April 20 - 22, 2017

• World premiere of Farewell, My Lovely with Big Muddy Dance Company April 8, 2017

• Choreographed Farewell, My Lovely for Big Muddy Dance Company, St. Louis MO March 13 - 24, 2017  Visit Big Muddy

• Choreographed Pastoral Symphony for CPYB (Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet) Carlisle, PA January 15 - 29, 2017  Visit CPYB

• Workshop rehearsals for Farewell, My Lovely, Denver CO December 3 - 8, 2016

• Moonlight & Sonatas premiered with Columbia Ballet Collaborative, New York NY November 18 - 19, 2016

• Choreographed for Columbia Ballet Collaborative, New York NY October 9 - November 13, 2016  Visit CBC

• "Post Pillow Party" at Scripps Dance Centre, San Diego CA August 20, 2016

• Rehearsals with Bernadette Torres and Hannah Pritchett, San Diego CA August 16 - 18, 2016

• Convergence Ballet performed Sharing, Loving, Finding, Flirting August 13 - 14, 2016

• Choreographed Sharing, Loving, Finding, Flirting for Convergence Ballet, Phoenix AZ August 1 - 12, 2016

• Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival presented an evening of Kevin's work for the Inside/Out Series July 14, 2016  Visit Jacob's Pillow

• Taught summer programs in San Francisco at Western Ballet, Roco Dance, American Academy of Ballet June 20 - July 1, 2016

• When We Were Young was performed by Bay Pointe Ballet at ODC Theater March 12, 2016

• Choreographed When We Were Young for Bay Pointe Ballet, San Francisco February 29 - March 12, 2016  Visit Bay Pointe Ballet

• Choreographed When We Were Young with Boston Ballet dancers Corina Gill & Paul Craig, Boston January 13 - 15, 2016

• Joined faculty of Boston Ballet School December 2, 2015  Visit Boston Ballet School

• The PGK Dance Project presented Falling Light at Lyceum Theatre, San Diego, CA September 18 - 20, 2015  Visit PGK Dance

• Choreographed for Bellingham Repertory Dance, Bellingham WA August 30 - September 1, 2015  Visit BRD

• Choreographed for The Dance Center of Walla Walla WA August 24 - 28, 2015  Visit Dance Center

• Choreographed for The PGK Dance Project, San Diego CA August 19 - 21, 2015  Visit PGK Dance

• Convergence Ballet presented Falling Light, Phoenix AZ August 15 - 16, 2015

• Choreographed for Convergence Ballet, Phoenix AZ August 3 - 14, 2015  Visit Convergence Ballet

• Taught summer intensives for Western Ballet, Roco Dance, Kirkpatrick Studio July 8 - 31, 2015

• Emote Dance Theater presented Falling Light at ODC Theatre July 10 - 11, 2015  Visit EDT

• Choreographed The Long Goodbye for David Maurice May 25 - 27, 2015

• Western Ballet presented Falling Light at their Spring Gala May 16, 2015  Visit Western Ballet

• Emote Dance Theater presented Falling Light at an in-studio performance May 14 - 15, 2015  Visit EDT

Falling Light duet premiered at Grossmont College's alumni concert, San Diego May 7, 2015

• Choreographed Gethsemane dance film for Cornerstone SF, San Francisco CA March 18 - 26, 2015

• Choreographed for Western Ballet February, Palo Alto CA May 2015  Visit Western Ballet

• Choreographed for Emote Dance Theater March, San Francisco CA April 2015  Visit EDT

• Bellingham Repertory Dance performed Snap, Pop., Bellingham, WA November 14 - 23, 2014  Visit BRD

Light & Hope premiered at San Diego Asian Film Festival/MOVEfest November 9, 2014

Chaplin premiered at San Francisco Dance Film Festival November 9, 2014

• Filmed Light & Hope at Dance Mission October 8, 2014

• Presented C'est La Vie at ODC Theater September 13, 2014

• Presented C’est La Vie at West Wave Dance Festival September 7, 2014

• Choreographic residency at Dance Mission for creation of C’est La Vie August 25 - Sept 5, 2014

• Choreographed Josi M. solo for Youth American Grand Prix August 5 - 7, 2014

• Article for In Dance published July 2014  Read Article

• Terpsicore Dance Company performed Swing Time, Phoenix, AZ June 20 - 21, 2014

• Presented evening of choreography at The Garage May 28 - 29, 2014

• San Diego Asian Film Festival commissioned a dance film commemorating the Typhoon Haiyan devastation May 20, 2014

• Bellingham Repertory Dance commissioned Snap, Pop. May 9, 2014

• Performed Fantasie in Napa with the Orchestra Institute at Jarvis Conservatory April 19, 2014

• Choreographed Swing Time for Terpsicore Dance Company January 30 - February 9, 2014

• Dancer audition for 2014 season January 18, 2014

• Choreographed and filmed Chaplin at Rapt Productions January 3 - 5, 2014

• Recorded soundtrack for Chaplin with Allison Lovejoy at Spicemix Recording Studios December 31, 2013

Snap, Pop. featured in Dance Magazine October 2013

Snap, Pop. won Editors Choice Award from Dance Magazine August 2013

• Terpsicore Dance Company performs C'est La Vie, Phoenix, AZ June 2013

• Choreographed workshop version of  C'est Le Vie for Terpsicore Dance Company, Phoenix, AZ May 2013

• Choreographed Snap, Pop. with David Maurice, Los Angeles, CA May 2013

 

 

Photography by Hayim Heron (courtesy of Jacob's Pillow)