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Kimberli Boyd



Biography

Kimberli Boyd is a dancer, performing artist, teaching artist, and arts in education consultant. She believes that "art is powerful – dance is empowering…" and has toured extensively, conducting workshops and residencies for many major presenters, nationally and internationally. Her work with students and educators Pre K thru 12 and beyond integrates basic elements and principles of dance with best practices in teaching and learning. The result is a simple yet dynamic and highly effective approach to enhancing student learning, critical thinking, literacy, and creativity in other core subject areas such as language arts, science, history, social studies, and more. A graduate of Florida State University, and a former member of the critically acclaimed Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, Washington, DC, Ms. Boyd is the founding artistic director of "Dancing Between the Lines, " a solo performance company and arts-as-education organization based in the Detroit metropolitan area.
Kimberli Boyd