Kyle Georgina Marsh

Dance, Choreography, Education & Pilates

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Masters of Education (Ed.M.)
Dance Education
PK-12 New Jersey Certification of Equivalency
Advanced Standing
Teacher of Visual and Performing Arts - Dance


Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.)
Dance Performance

Polestar Pilates Teacher Training
450Hr Pilates Teacher Training

Equinox Pilates Institute
Lead Teacher Trainer

Artist's Statement

My creative work is the body; how it moves and how it feels. I view dance as a vehicle for communication and am invested in creating work that emerges in response to the environments and cultural climates that surround me. As an artist I feel acutely aware of my role as a female in modern society. This sensibility has led me to create work that seeks to redefine and question the social and cultural roles of the body, identity, and sexuality. In this way I use my creative process as a means to develop compassion for the ideas and beliefs that feel outside of my own.

As a creator I believe the body holds within it an innate intelligence that is accessible through improvisation and movement. Utilizing this knowledge in the studio has heavily influenced the manner in which I direct dancers. I want the act of creation to feel like an act of survival, perpetually asking dancers and collaborators to investigate this sense of danger and “action potential” alongside of me. Working with movement phrases and improvisational structures to develop dance vocabulary and a sense of organization, I want our relationship as movers to feel primal and intimately connected to nature. My goal as an artist is to continually question my own process for thinking and creating.

Artist Bio

Kyle Georgina Marsh, is a Brooklyn based dance artist and certified Pilates instructor. A wandering citizen of the world, Kyle was born in Tokyo and raised throughout Australia, England, Hawaii, New York, and India. As Founder & Artistic Director of The Dancing Georgina Project. Kyle feels passionately about the power of imagination, movement, and intellectual exchange.

In June 2015 Kyle was one of four selected emerging choreographers presented in the New Jersey Performing Arts Center's, Jersey (New) Moves! series. Previously Kyle has also enjoyed residence at Lustig Dance Theatre via CoLab Arts. Most recently Kyle's work has been presented in: Fertile Ground (2017), Crossing Boundaries (2015), The Outlet Dance Projects Dance on Film Fest (2015), Triskelion Arts Dance Film Lab Festival (2015), Under Exposed (2015), WAXworks (2017, 2015), Your Move (2014, 2015), Motion: New Dance Works (2013), and the Brooklyn UPSTART Festival (2012), among others.

Kyle graduated summa cum laude with her B.F.A. in dance from Mason Gross School of the Arts and holds a Masters Degree in Dance Education from The Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University. As an undergraduate, Kyle studied abroad at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance where her work was presented at both the Gertrude Krause Choreography Competition and in her own self-produced collaborative arts show Visiting Voices. As a member of the Jerusalem Academy’s Dance Ensemble (JADE), Kyle studied and toured the repertory of significant Israeli choreographers; and had the privilege of performing at The Susan Dellal Center for Dance and Theater in Tel Aviv.

Academically, Kyle is particularly interested in Oral History and Performance-based curriculums. Her workshop, 21st Century Adolescent Dancer Researchers: Building Inquiry Habits and Skills Using Project Based Learning to Foster Student Identity, was presented July 2015, in Copenhagen Denmark at the 13th Dance and the Child International World Congress.

Kyle is a graduate of the 450 hour Polestar Pilates Teacher Training program with a full certification in mat, reformer, and all apparatus work from the Pilates Method Alliance. As a Pilates instructor Kyle is currently on faculty at the Equinox Pilates Institute as a Teacher Trainer.

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Education

  • Ed.M. in Dance Education
    PK-12 Certification in Dance
    Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University
    New Brunswick, NJ
    May 2014
  • B.F.A. in Dance
    Summa Cum Laude
    Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University
    New Brunswick, NJ
    May 2013
  • DanceJerusalem
    Rutgers Study Abroad
    Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance
    Rothberg International School — Hebrew University
    Jerusalem, Israel
    August 2011 – June 2012

Professional Certifications

  • Equinox Pilates Institute
    Teacher Trainer
    New York, NJ
    March 2017
  • Polestar Pilates Teacher Training
    Polestar Pilates
    Miami, Florida
    August 2014
  • Certification of Equivalency, Advanced Standing, Teacher of Visual and Performing Arts
    New Jersey
    June 2014

Teaching Experience

  • Senior Pilates Instructor/Lead Teacher Trainer & Manager On Duty
    Equinox Pilates Teacher Training Insitute
    Equinox, Inc.
    New York, NY
    March, 2017 – Present
    • Pilates Instructor
      Equinox Pilates Studio
      Equinox, Inc.
      New York, NY
      June, 2015 – Present
      • Assistant Director, Resident Assistant, Workshop Instructor, and Teaching Artist
        Rutgers Summer Dance Camp & Conservatory
        Mason Gross Extension Division, Rutger University
        New Brunswick, NJ
        August, 2011 – August 2015
      • Teaching Artist
        Continuum Dance Company & Red House Arts, Inc.
        Red House Arts, Inc
        Syracuse, NY
        September 2014
      • Teaching Assistant
        Dance Appreciation Online
        Mason Gross School of the Arts
        New Brunswick, NJ
        January – June, 2014
      • Full-time Teaching Intern/Dance Educator
        MCVTS Dance Program
        Middlesex County Vocational and Technical School
        East Brunswick, NJ
        September 2012 – June 2014
      • Dancer and Teaching Artist
        University Dance Works
        Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University
        East Brunswick, NJ
        Fall 2012 – Spring 2013
      • Part-time Teaching Intern/Subsitute Teacher
        Franklin Middle School, Dance Program
        Franklin Middle School
        Franklin, NJ
        September – December, 2012
      • Substitute Teacher & Guest Artist
        Dance Express
        The Dance Express
        Warren, NJ
        June 2012 – 2014

Productions

  • Traveling Bodies
    Co-Producer/Co-Director
    Loree Studio Theater
    Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University
    New Brunswick, NJ
    September 2012
  • Visiting Voices
    Producer/Director/Curator
    Hebrew University Theater
    Ms. Scopus Campus, Hebrew University
    Jerusalem, Israel
    May 2012

Selected Choreography & Performance

  • Deconstructing Venus: A moving female portrait
    Fast Forward
    Dixon Place
    New York, NY
    October 2017
    • Deconstructing Venus: A moving female portrait
      The Moving Beauty Series
      The Hudson Guild Theater
      New York, NY
      June 2017
      • Venus — Phase I
        Alexandra Beller's Fall 2016 Choreolab Showing
        The Graham Studios
        New York, NY
        December 2016
      • Seven Silhouettes
        The Outlet Dance Project: Dance on Film Fest
        Grounds for Sculpture
        Hamilton, NJ
        October 2015
      • Sand Man Studies (I-VII)
        Crossing Boundaries
        Dixon Place
        New York, NY
        September 2015
      • Sand Man Studies (I-VII)
        Rutgers Alumni Dance Concert
        Loree Dance Theater
        New Brunswick, NJ
        September 2015
      • Seven Silhouettes
        Triskelion Arts Film Lab Festival
        Triskelion Arts Center
        New York, NY
        June 2015
      • Arrow Dynamic Females
        Jersey (New) Moves!
        New Jersey Performing Arts Center
        Newark, NJ
        June 2015
      • Arrow Dynamic Females
        Under Exposed
        Dixon Place
        New York, NY
        June 2015
      • Arrow Dynamic — Phase II
        WAXworks
        Triskelion Arts Center
        Brooklyn, NY
        March 2015
      • Arrow Dynamic Women
        Your Move: New Jersey's Modern Dance Festival
        DeBaun Performing Arts Center
        Hoboken, NJ
        October 2014
      • The Unbidden Occasion
        Motion: New Dance Works
        The George Street Playhouse
        New Brunswick, NJ
        December 2013
      • Renewal
        Summer Airs: Rutgers Summer Series
        Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater
        New Brunswick, NJ
        July 2013
      • When you step into my bucket …
        Brooklyn UPSTART Festival
        Brooklyn Arts Exchange
        Brooklyn, NY
        December 2012
      • When you step into my bucket …
        College Partnership Program
        Dance New Amsterdam
        New York, NY
        December 2012
      • Masculina
        Israeli Dance in the Fertile Crescent
        Lorree Studio Theater
        Mason Gross School of the Arts
        New Brunsiwck, NJ
        October 2012
      • Masculina
        Traveling Bodies
        Lorree Studio Theater
        Mason Gross School of the Arts
        New Brunsiwck, NJ
        September 2012
      • BEE_PRESS_AUNT
        Visiting Voices
        Hebrew University Mt. Scopus Theater
        Jerusalem, Israel
        May 2012
      • BEE_PRESS_AUNT
        Gertrude Krause Choreography Competition
        New Theater, Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance
        Jerusalem, Israel
        May 2012

Conferences

  • 13th Dance and the Child International Congress (daCi)
    Presenter
    21st Cenutry Adolescent Dancer-Researchers: Building Inquiry Habits and Skills Using Project Based Learning to Foster Student Identity
    Panelist
    Teacher and Learner Identity in Relation to 21st Century Social Media Tehcnology: A Collaborative Dialogue
    Copenhagen, July 2015
  • National Dance Education Organization (NDEO)
    Attendee
    Miami, Oct 2013

Awards

  • New Jersey Department of Education, Distinguished Student Teacher
    Nominee
    New Jersey, May 2014