I am a dance and performance artist based in Portland, Oregon, USA.

I am interested in being and feeling alive. THAT is the goal. Or a goal. And to alter perception. To play with its instability and malleability in a way that makes me/audience feel more alive/awake/alert/aware.

Here is my

CURRICULUM VITAE

KATHLEEN KEOGH

EDUCATION
 1999 BA in Performing Arts from Prescott College in Prescott, Arizona

AWARDS Professional Development Grant from Multnomah County Regional Arts and Culture Council (RACC)



CHOREOGRAPHY
2010
SHE IS OURSELVES | Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner with White Rainbow and The Slaves / TBA Festival
GREATER DESIGN PROGRAMMING | Galactic Daughters of Passion / 28 Days in May and The Woods
WITCH ANGEL | Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner with Oregon Painting Society / Portland Biennial
MARTIAN SLAP | with White Rainbow / Branx and The Wail
TRANCEGENDER(genderless) | with Pictureplane / The Vera Project, Seattle, WA
GOTH STAR | Galactic Daughters of Passion with Pictureplane / Holocene
METAL SALTS | with The Slaves / Holocene
FALLING, FALLING, FALLING, FALLING | with Noelle Stiles and Delaney Kelly / Performance Works NW

2009
RECENT FINDINGS | Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner with Oregon Painting Society / TBA Festival
I LOVE WHAT YOU'RE DOING | Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner / Bumbershoot Festival, Seattle, WA
THE FACT THAT HIDES SITS | Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner / Richard Foreman Mini-Fest
LIFE: EVEN WHEN YOU HAVE IT GOOD, IT'S FUCKING HARD | Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner / Valentines and No.Fest
WE ARE CATS | Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner / Nationale
WEDNESDAY MORNINGS IN APRIL | with various guest artists / in the artist's apartment

2008
BORSKA BARN | Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner with Tara Jane O'Neil / Shane's sheep barn
DALLAS | Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner / Ten Tiny Dances at Clyde Common
SILO GRAFFITI | Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner and students / Performatica Festival, Cholula, Mexico

2007
HOMAGE TO LINDA AUSTIN | Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner with Tara Jane O'Neil and John P / Valentines
IT'S A DANCE THING | Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner and David Rafn / Richard Foreman Mini-Fest
TAMMY FAYE | Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner with David Rafn and vocal choir / Water in the Desert Festival
HORSES/MILK | Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner with David Rafn and movement choir / Valentines
GOING THROUGH CHANGES | Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner with David Rafn / Valentines

2006
BAD DANCING | Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner / Cabaret Boris and Natasha
DA DA DA | Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner / Food + Shelter Festival Benefit Show

IMPROVISATION
2002 – 2005
PIGEON | artistic director of improvised music and dance group / performed at The Marsh in San Francisco, CA and various theaters and locations in Portland
NW TAPE TRIO | improvised tape music group with Bryan Eubanks and Gust Burns / NW tour played househsows and at Blim in Vancouver BC, Canada
MUSIC AND DANCE DUO | with Bryan Eubanks / East Coast tour performed at Zeitgeist Gallery and Massachusetts College of Arts in Boston, MA; ABC No Rio in New York City, NY; househsow at Jack Wright's house in Philadelphia, PA; warehouse in Baltimore, MD
SUPER UNITY | Improvised music and dance collective with Bryan Eubanks, Leif Sundstrom, Kelvin Pittman, JP Jenkins and Joe Foster / performed in numerous settings around Portland, OR, as well as at the Olympia Experimental Music Festival in Olympia, WA, and the Seattle Improvised Music Festival in Seattle, WA

PERFORMANCE
2010
DOMESTIC/WILD | Alembic #6, directed by Emily Stone / Performance Works NW

2008
L'EFFET DE SERGE | Vivarium Studio (France) / TBA Festival
FLOCK & TUMBLE | Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner as guest artists in a production by Seth Nehil / Audio Cinema
PROMENADE | Linda K Johnson: Artist In Residence / South Waterfront

2007
CIRCUS ME AROUND | Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner as guest artists in a production by Linda Austin / converted warehouse

2006
FLIGHT OF MIND | Jennifer Monson/ILAND / TBA Festival

2005
EDGE OF THE FELL | Linda Austin Dance / Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA, Imago Theatre and Echo Theatre in Portland, OR

2002
THE WHIPPING HAND | Dark Porch Productions with Margery Failchild, Elizabeth Ward, and Jef Brown / Disjecta Gallery

CURATORIAL
2010
DOMESTIC/WILD | Alembic #6, Directed by Emily Stone / Performance Works NW
HEAVY ROTATION DANCE CLASS SERIES | co-created with Noelle Stiles and featuring a rotating roster of local teachers / The Mouth Dance Studio

2009
HEAVY ROTATION DANCE CLASS SERIES | co-created with Noelle Stiles and featuring a rotating roster of local teachers / The Headwaters Dance Studio

2005 – 2006
FOOD + SHELTER FESTIVAL of improvised music and dance | Creator and director of a festival featuring performances and classes by regional, national and international artists / Performance Works NW and Center Space

2003 – 2004
HOLY GOATS! | Monthly Sunday afternoon improvisation performances, co-curated with Bryan Eubanks / Performance Works NW

TEACHING
Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation (Seattle, WA), Performatica Festival (Cholula, MX), Conduit Studio Summer Intensive, Conduit Studio Spring Term, Heavy Rotation Dance Class Series

EMPLOYMENT
2005 – present | with Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare doing Mental Health Crisis Response, working closely with Hospital Emergency Departments to provide client risk assessment and discharge assistance.
2000 – Present | Various jobs in Social Services, iworking with homelessness, chronic mental illness and addiction.

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