FLORA HYOIN KIM
Flora is short and small but she is a bad@ss and fire breathing dancer originally from South Korea. Flora associates with contemporary dance, ballet, and modern for most of her work but secretly (and not so secretly) loves vibing with her own hip-hop and k-pop grooves. Flora likes to bring her unique flavor of dance that allows her to express joy, freedom, identity and she hopes to share that with others through shared experience of movements. When it’s appropriate, her favorite line during teaching is “let’s f()ck it up!” ☺
Flora Hyoin Kim is a Korean-American dancer, choreographer, and dance educator. Since earning her B.F.A. in Dance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2014, she has performed and worked with professional dance companies and choreographers in Boston including Prometheus Dance, Jenna Pollack, Lenora Lee Dance, beheard.world, Jennifer Lin, Deborah Abel Dance Company, Lorraine Chapman, Riley Watts, Korhan Basaran, Hollis Bartlett, Nattie Trogdon, and Urbanity Dance. Most recently, Flora worked with Jenna Pollack at The Yard Dance Residency in Martha’s Vineyard in August 2021 and performed with a diverse group of artists. As a choreographer, Flora’s most recent piece “In Solidarity” was presented at the Boston Contemporary Dance Festival in Summer 2020 and has presented her works at various venues including Harvard Kennedy School, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Onstage Dance Company Choreographer Residency Showcase, First Church in Cambridge, Korean Church of Boston, and Lotte Cinema World Tower in Seoul, South Korea. Flora is currently an Assistant Professor of Dance at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee and joined Brandeis University as a Lecturer of Dance at the Theater Department in Fall 2021. Flora was a guest teaching artist at VLA Dance in summer 2021 and has taught various age groups at Boston Ballet School, Urbanity Dance, LINX Dance, Coastline Ballet Center, StyleMe Dance, Endicott College, Boston public schools and dance studios in greater Boston area. Flora’s vision as an artist and a dance educator is to bring inclusivity, empowerment, and joy to individuals and communities through the power of dance.
photo: Redaska Studio