Kitty McNamee - Artistic Director
Kitty McNamee is a highly regarded choreographer, director and creative director earning distinction from Dance Magazine as an artist with “an outsize talent for that most elusive gift, originality."
Kitty brings her passion and unique voice to tv, film and live performances. Recent work includes choreography for Secret Cinema’s ground-breaking live performances with Laura Marling in London, LA Philharmonic, WET Design/Macau, Lifetime's Beautiful and Twisted, Lifetime's Petals on the Wind and new productions for LA Opera. Kitty's work includes original productions for National Choreographer's Initiative, Muse/ique, LA Ballet, LA Opera, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago and LA Philharmonic. Kitty is known for her ability to draw out sophisticated, engaging performances, she has coached and choreographed for Paz Vega, Laura Marling, Julianne Hough, Margaret Cho, Vanessa Williams, Vittorio Grigolo, Lily Tomlin, Anna Netrebko, Rolando Villazon, the boys of 90210 and the ladies of the L-Word. Moving into Direction and Creative Direction, Kitty has shepherded new work for LA Philharmonic, Hello Kitty/FLUX, Grey Ant, Henry Wolfe, Ace Hotel and Chicago Symphony Orchestra's MusicNOW.
Ms. McNamee has been the artistic director/creative director of Hysterica Dance Co. a leader in collaborative entertainment in LA, for over 12 years.
Kitty was recently nominated for best choreography by the World Dance Awards for her work with Fred and Nick on Laura Marling's "When Brave Bird Saved". She was also nominated for the UK Video Music Awards for Laura Marling's "Master Hunter".