Personal Projects

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Whatever, whatever (March 2017)
Personal practice
Courtney King
I took the Hope Mohr Bridge Project workshop with Miguel Gutierrez, Making Work, in February. This is what came from that – a mix of sex appeal and breaking “dance rules.” This is my second time taking a workshop with Miguel. Always informative/revealing.

Fuchsia (January 2017)
Personal practice
Courtney King
Solo explore. Yellow. Low exertion.

GREY (December 2016)
Personal practice
Courtney King
Insomnia, 5am, Winter

DEDICATED (October 2016)
Personal practice
Courtney King
Things weren’t feeling alright – response to that. Response to the weather.

Morgo & Coco (July 2016)
Courtney and Morgan King
Valentines Day 2016 w/Morgan L. King in Duboce Park in SF w/dogs & ice cream. My best friend. My sis.

Flourish (May 2016)
Personal practice
Courtney King
I thought I would start spending time in my backyard. Made eye contact with my neighbors–bonding. Kinda awkward. Listening to Kendrick Lamar & old Frank Ocean.

Pilot 67 – 22:16 (April 2016)
hers and hers
Arletta Anderson, Amelia Uzategui Bonilla, Marika Brussel, Garth Grimball, Courtney King, Melissa Lewis & Adam Smith
Now in its 26th year, the Pilot program encourages the artistic and professional development of choreographers by providing a performance venue and a framework for self-production and promotion. Selected choreographers participate in an 11-week session prior to performances and are mentored by a professional choreographer and ODC staff members.

Mum, Sarah (March 2016)
Personal practice
Courtney King (& Sarah King)
Filmed on International Women’s Day. This video is for my mama, Sarah King. I feel fortunate to have her support. She sent me all of the fortune cookies in the film. The song used is one of her top 6 favourites…most of them were reggae.

You’re There (January 2016)
Personal practice
Alex Burns, Stephanie Casey, Ellie Connard, Paige Glasser, Roxann Guthman, Emelyn Hicks, Malinda Lavelle, Kari Olk, Kaela Terreson, Zac Toomay & Claire Campolo
A video scrapbook of some of my favourite people who live in different cities/have moved away in the past year. All of them, pieces of my lil red heart.

Sleepy Jeans (November 2015)
Chlo & Co Dance / Personal practice
Courtney King & Chloë Zimberg
Dance film for Chlo & Co Dance. A November morning structured improv on the rooftop, and lots of jean.

Skeleton (October 2015)
Personal practice
Courtney King
Little dance film for October/Halloween.

September Born (September 2015)
Personal practice
Courtney King
Little film documenting habits, boredom and how warm it was in San Francisco today.

This Is Yours (May 2015)
USF Senior Project
Melissa Lewis & Chloë Zimberg
Dance piece exploring the ambiguity of gender and fluidity of sexuality. Crafted with queer and feminist theory.

(Intimacy) (April 2015)
Laban Study
Courtney King
Intimate in the kitchen.

Senior Project (Showing) (April 2015)
USF Senior Project Rehearsal
Melissa Lewis & Chloë Zimberg
Edit of choreography/material generated in SP rehearsal to my fav songs at the time.

Spring Break Part II (March 2015)
(Home) San Diego
Ellie Connard and Steven King
All the blue parts of being home.

Spring Break Part I (March 2015)
(Home) Rancho Santa Fe, CA
King Family
I found a video camera, I discovered iMovie. Saying goodbye to my old home. Listen for the hiccups.

Woman waits for Man (March 2015)
Laban Study
Courtney King
Think Pleasantville.