Jessica Warchal-King

Jessica Warchal-King

Jessica C. Warchal-King is a Philly-based performer, choreographer, educator, and arts advocate. She is the Director of The Embodiment Project and currently a member of Kun-Yang Lin/ Dancers and Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet. Jessica has toured nationally and internationally and performed at some of the premier dance venues in the US. She has also performed for many independent choreographers and organizations in Philadelphia, New York, and the Virginia/ DC area. Her choreography has been presented throughout Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, the Washington DC area, and Virginia. Jessica is he co-founder and curator of the InHale Performance Series, presented by Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers. She teaches at several universities, studios, and arts centers offering Master and ongoing classes. Some of these institutions include Widener University, Muhlenberg College, Dickinson College, Franklin & Marshall College, Alvernia University, West Chester University, Temple University, and Old Dominion University. Jessica earned her MFA in Dance from Temple and her BA in Dance and Anthropology from Muhlenberg College. She is a trained instructor in Dance for PD (Parkinson’s Disease) and a Power Pilates Mat I & II Certified Instructor. Additionally, Jessica enjoys the quiet energy of the morning, singing cardinals, horseshoe crabs, dragonflies, and the shirting temper of the ocean. She seeks out opportunities to engage in conversation and in the talents of her community. www.jcwarchalking.blogspot.com

The Embodiment Project is Jessica C. Warchal-King’s ongoing research combining education, physical dance practice, and performance. Using dance as its medium, The Embodiment Project investigates the relationships between kinesthetic, somatic, and anatomical understanding, self-awareness, art-making, joy-creation, and social justice