2019:  

MoMA/Judson Dance Theater:The Work is Never Done;  lead public classes of Simone Forti’s Dance Constructions, January 5 and 8; teaching Movement Research at MoMA January 25 

Teach Contact /Improvisation at ADF Winter Workshop, January 4 and 6

Teach Contact/Improvisation, Bates Dance Festival at Gibney Dance, January 9

Teach Outliers, a dance improvisation workshop, OuterSpace, Chicago, January 18 – 20

Perform with violinist Ramsey Ameen as part of Collective Speculation at PS1/MoMA January 27

Teach Athletics of Intimacy, UDLA, University of the Americas, Santiago Chile, February 2 and 3

Choreographic/Teaching Residency in Castro in Chiloe, Chile through CIMM Centro de Investigación del Movimiento y la Música February 5 – 17

Teach Somatics, Improvisation and the Poetics of Dance at Studio Fraga 459, Buenos Aires, Argentina February 23 and 24; Performing 900 Bees are Humming, February 24

Premiere of artist/film maker Matthew Barney’s new film Redoubt (of which K.J. was cast in) at Yale University Art Gallery, March 2

Teach Somatics, Improvisation and the Poetics of Dance at Art Society of Kingston, NY, March 9; Unison Studio, New Paltz, NY, March 17

Teach the Athletics of Intimacy through Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, Saturdays March 23 – May 18

Perform solo Pinecones, an improvisation for Simone as part of the Danspace Gala honoring Simone Forti, May 7

In residence with dance artist Hilary Clark at Bennington College May 19 – 26

Teach Somatics, Improvisation and the Poetics of Dance at Studio Acetabulum, Mezos France, June 3 – 7

Teach Somatics, Improvisation and the Poetics of Dance  at Centro Teatrale Di Ricerca, Venice Italy, June 12 – 16

Teach Athletics of Intimacy, dance improvisations at Wainsgate Dance, Hebden Bridge UK, June 21 – 23

Teach Athletics of Intimacy, dance improvisations at TicTac Dance Centre, Brussels Belgium July 1 – 5; performance of 900 Bees are Humming, July 5

Teach Contact Improvisation Practices as part of Movement Research MELT, NYC, July 8 – 12

Teach Combining Disciplines for Creative Performance at Bearnstow on Parker Pond, Maine, July 15 – 19

2018:

Teach Contact/Improvisations ADF Winter Workshop NYC, January 2 and 5

Perform L.I.P. (Love is Power), duet with drummer Jeremy Carlstedt Arts for Arts Evolving Series, Clemente Soto Velez, January 5

Movement Research XChange residency, January 18 and 25

Riff Talks, Improvisation class, HUT performance (Here This Wreckage Salvage Never Untitled Sea) – School for Contemporary Dance and Thought, Northampton MA, February 2 – 4

Interview Simone Forti for the Lincoln Center Library for the Performing Arts archive, February 12 and 13

Teach Body Mind and Image and the Athletics of Intimacy through Movement Research February – May 

Thursday March 15th, 2018 at Counterpath, Denver
Performance of Here This Wreckage Salvage (Never) Untitled Sea

Dance: K.J. Holmes, Thursday, March 15, 2018, 7pm

Saturday and Sunday March 17th and 18th, 2018
Somatics/Improvisation/and the Poetics of Dance
Weekend workshop as part of Durham Dance Tsunami
https://www.resonantbody.com/offerings/durham-dance-tsunami

Direct Press Play Backwards created by  singer Lauren Kinsella at Austrian Cultural Forum NYC May 24 – 30

Teach at the Italy Contact Festival in Amelia Italy June 2 – 9

Teach Somatics, Improvisation and the Poetics of Performance at Studio Acetabulum, Mezos France June 13 – 16

Teach Somatics, Improvisation and the Poetics of Performance at Steiner center in Solvik Sweden 6/25 – 30

Teach Contact Improvisation Practices as part of Movement Research MELT, NYC, July 9 – 13

Teach Combining Disciplines for Creative Performance at Bearnstow Maine July 15 – 21

Teach Advanced Contact Improvisation at the Seattle Festival of Dance and Improvisation July 30 – August 5; Perform 900 Bees are Humming at Broadway Theater Seattle with cellist Lori Goldston

Residency/Retreat at Hanna Barn, Vashon Island WA, August 6 – 14

Assist Simone Forti in teaching Dance Constructions to dancers at MoMA for Judson Dance Theater : The Work is Never Done exhibit September 5 – 11;  leading public classes of Simone Forti’s Dance Constructions September 18 and 25, November 6 and 10, and Artists Night December 18

Teach the Athletics of Intimacy through Movement Research September – December

Perform at pianist Cecil Taylor’s memorial at Roulette December 11

2017:

Cast in Matthew Barney’s new film Redoubt, film in Idaho March

Perform Here This Wreckage Salvage Never Untitled Sea at Sundays on Broadway, May

Teach Contact Improvisation Practices, Movement Research MELT, July

Teach Combining Disciplines for Creative Performance at Bearnstow Maine July

Teach in Goa, India  November 

Teach at Tanzfabric, Berlin Germany  December 4 – 8

Teach at Independent Dance, London UK, December 11 – 15

2016:  

6/6 – 25  : Guest teaching artist in the Hollins University MFA program

7/10 – 14 : Contact Improvisation Practices at Melt through Movement Research NYC

7/17 – 23 :  Combining Disciplines for Creative Practice at Bearnstow on Parker Pond Maine

2015:

MAY 22 – JUNE 2 : Artist in Residence at The Belfry –  Hornell NY,                                          continuing research and development of HIC SVNT DRACONES

6/8-28 :  Guest teaching artist in the Hollins University MFA program                                                       6/19  8 p.m.  Performing HIC SVNT DRACONES Chapter XX at Hollins University

July 1, 8 and 15 : (Wednesdays) 10 – 12 p.m.    Teaching BODY, MIND AND IMAGE                    through  Movement Research at Gibney Space, 280 Broadway NYC

July 6 – 10   1 – 3 p.m.  Teaching Contact Improvisation Practices                                            through Movement Research MELT at Danspace Project, 2nd Avenue and 10th St. NYC

July 11  6 a.m. & July 12  10 p.m. :  Leading Visible Acoustics, a Way through Elastic City        Prospect Park, Brooklyn NY

July 9   7 – 7:30 p.m. : Performing Dance / FreeJazz Communion ‘SONIC’ The Independents curated by Lance Gries at The Vision Festival 20 at the Judson Memorial Church NYC

August 16 – 22nd  : Teaching Combining Disciplines for Creative Performance                        at Bearnstow on Parker Pond Maine, a weeklong dance research retreat