Koryn Wicks

Artistic Director, Choreographer, Immersive Maker, & Multimedia Artist

About

Koryn Wicks creates explorable performances in which live movement and digital media build off one another in real time. In 2019, her intimate immersive piece Casting won Grand Prize at the LA Immersive Invitational. Koryn’s work has been shown in the U.S. and abroad at diverse festivals and venues including Slamdance DiG, The Bootleg Theatre, and the University of Rome Tor Vergata. Koryn also choreographs for film, television and music videos, most recently, SHAED’s VR music video for their single Once Upon a Time.

Before moving to California Koryn danced professionally in New York and Montreal. She earned her certificate of dance with Honors from the Ailey School and a BA in Political Science from the CUNY Baccalaureate Program. Koryn holds an MFA in dance from the University of California, Irvine. She has participated in conferences on dance and embodied cognition and has been on faculty at CalArts, Glendale Community College, Cerritos College and Cypress College.


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Crafting Immersive
Three part column on immersive dance

No Proscenium
Koryn and Willing Kompany on the No Pro podcast