About Kinetics

Who We Are

Kinetics Dance Theatre (KDT) is a non-profit organization. KDT houses Kinetics Dance Company, presenting a rich repertoire of innovative concert dance, Kinetics School of Dance, offering classes in dance technique and theory to students of all ages and levels, and Kinetics Youth Ensemble, providing opportunities for devoted youth to perform and participate in dance opportunities throughout the area


Kinetics Dance Theatre plays a critical role in the community by increasing the accessibility of dance. 


Kinetics Dance Theatre’s mission is to provide diverse, equitable, and inclusive dance experiences to a vast range of communities. Kinetics Dance Theatre strives to make dance accessible by offering multifaceted opportunities through education, performance, and outreach within each of its organizational components: Kinetics School of Dance, Kinetics Youth Ensemble, and Kinetics Dance Company. 

Our History

In 1984, Dorothy Fried, Keith Nichols and Stephanie Simmons founded Kinetics Dance Theatre as a space for local dance artists to create and perform.