Performing Artist

Kelly Hurlburt is a dancer with roots in Columbus, Ohio. After receiving a B.F.A. in Dance at OSU, she has performed in many projects and taught nationally across the US, and internationally in Israel, China, Spain and Denmark. She has led workshops at Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, Shanghai University, Beijing Dance Academy, Zichri Theater in Kibbutz, Ga’aton and throughout Denmark. She has studied extensively with and performed work by Bebe Miller, Noa Zuk, Abby Zbikowski, Mats Ek, Rami Be'er and Nancy Stark Smith. Kelly frequently travels nationally, as well, to Earthdance, SFDI and to work with other artists like Angie Hauser, Chris Aiken, KJ Holmes and Karen Nelson. Kelly co-directs SeaBus, a collaborative improvisational dance company, with partner, Josh Hines. When she isn't performing, Kelly dedicates time to facilitating class in the Columbus Community and being an advocate for dance in Columbus by participating as a founding member of Columbus Dance Alliance.