Kimi Okada

Associate Choreographer

Associate Choreographer
May 10, 2012 2:51:38 PM PDT
Kimi Okadais a founding member of ODC Dance for whom she has choreographed over 20 works. Her work also includes commissions and collaborations with Geoff Hoyle, Bill Irwin, Julie Taymor, and Robin Williams. She has choreographed productions for the American Conservatory Theater, Yale Repertory Theater, The New Victory Theater in New York, The Children's Theater Company in Minneapolis, Theatre for a New Audience in New York, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, The American Music Theater Festival, The Santa Fe Opera, Los Angeles Music Center Opera, Los Angeles Theatre Center, The Pickle Family Circus, and the San Francisco Mime Troupe.

She was nominated for a Tony award for the Broadway production of Largely New York, which she co-choreographed with Bill Irwin. In 2010 she choreographed the ACT production of Scapin, and The Composer is Dead at Berkeley Repertory Theater. Ms. Okada has received a Critic's Circle Best Choreography Award, and was honored with a California State Legislature Assembly Resolution citing choreographic and community contributions.

Since 1996, Ms. Okada has served as Director of the ODC School, which she has brought to the forefront of international and national dance education for youth and adults.

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