Kelly Hamlin, a native of Richmond VA spent 13 years of her dance career in New York City. She is a proud graduate of the Ailey School Certificate Program as well as the Broadway Dance Center’s Professional Semester Program. Over the course of her career Kelly has performed with the Nai Ni Chen Dance Company, Genesis Dance, Errol Grimes Dance Group, Earl Mosely, M’bewe Escobar, Arch Dance/Jennifer Archibald, S Dance/Stephen Contreras, Riverbank Dance Collective of Harlem, JP Dance Group and RVA Dance Collective.
She has toured nationally and internationally, performing abroad in Lithuania, Poland, Germany and Russia in affiliation with the International Dance Festival and Malta Festival. The company is currently in residence at the Dogtown Dance Theatre of Richmond, VA where they received the 2015 Micro Space Grant of Dogtown Dance Theatre. For more info visit www.kellyhamlin.org.
KrasH!Dance Productions, run by Founder & Artistic Director Kelly Hamlin, is a contemporary company that fuses dance with elements of theatre for a unique storytelling experience onstage. Through their signature use of props and choreographed costume transformations onstage, this company takes a cinematic approach at engaging audiences in hopes of bringing people together on a universal level.
Photos by Dave Parrish Photography