"...She inspires and pushes boundaries across multiple continents with immersive and interactive experiences. Combining art, dance, fashion, and music... " -#legend, 2017
BIOGRAPHY | KATE MARCH Kate March is an American multi-hyphenate artist based in Brooklyn, New York and Charleston, South Carolina. She received her BA in Dance from Connecticut College (summa cum laude) and her MA in Choreography from Middlesex University in London (Highest Distinction). An internationally acclaimed artist, her work has been described by various media outlets as visionary, immersive, provocative, feminist, and courageous. Ms. March explores her artistic voice through live painting performance solos where she creates large scale paintings with her body dancing on canvas or wood. She has performed these painting performance solos around the world in places like the National Arts Club (NY); Ivy Brown Gallery (NY); Chef’s Club (NY); White Room Gallery (NY); Art Mecca of Charleston (South Carolina); The Four Seasons Santa Fe (New Mexico); The Hive (Tokyo, Japan & Singapore); SohoHouse (Mumbai, India); and Art Central Art Fair (Hong Kong). Most recently, she was selected as the 2019 guest artist for the Eugénio de Almeida Foundation’s Center for Art & Culture in Portugal for their International Festival of Performative Arts where she shared 25 new works and also created a live painting for the public. In addition to her solo work, Ms. March is the founder and creative director of the the feminist performance collective, I AM. A global pioneer in immersive performance experiences, I AM marries dining to dance, theatre, and improvisation. Through her work with I AM, she develops innovative and experiential performance concepts; redefines dinner entertainment as contemporary fine art; and dynamically explores the relationship between audience and performer through intimate site specific interactions. I AM performs across the world including a variety of unique projects in Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, China, Australia, Maldives, Japan, India, England, and America. Kate March was nominated for the “Revolution Award” as part of the annual local theatre “HKELD” awards. In 2016 Ms. March was selected as the Artist in Residence at Hotel Vagabond in Singapore where she spent a month creating a new piece of site specific performance work. Notably, Her most commercially successful work An Evening of Meat was performed in London at the Vaults theatre for a 55 show run in March 2018 generating over 40 articles and/or reviews.
Outside of I AM and her painting performances, Ms. March explores her artistic voice through passions for performative monologues, dance on film projects, theatre production, and academic lecturing. In 2015, Ms. March delivered a TEDx speech in Hong Kong which launched a series of inspirational speaking engagements. In addition to speeches on love and uncertainty, her most recent commissioned speech was about pleasure and was delivered for an audience of 700 people at the 2016 Hong Kong ORGASMO event which supported the HK Arts Foundation.
Ms. March's dance on film work UNDER | WATER featuring dance, fashion and dynamic cinematography has been selected for several Film Festivals in 2017. In addition to directing, producing, and performing in countless movement based concepts, Ms. March has also written, produced, and directed several evening length theatre pieces. One of which particularly premiered to great acclaim: Love Pings (HK Premiere October 2015; Singapore Premiere 2016 -- lovepings.com).
Finally, Ms. March has also acted as a part‐time lecturer of movement improvisation at the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts from 2013-2015 where she remains a guest lecturer and artist for both the BA and MFA programmes.