Melanie King McGray

Melanie King McGray

Incubo  - choreography: Andrew Palermo

Incubo - choreography: Andrew Palermo

Indexical Permutations  - choreography: Kristen Smiarowski

Indexical Permutations - choreography: Kristen Smiarowski

Naomi Henry Photography

Naomi Henry Photography

Thirteen Women  - choreography: Holly Johnston

Thirteen Women - choreography: Holly Johnston

Caste, Away  -  Paul Vickers photography

Caste, Away - Paul Vickers photography

Kuumba Beatz Dance Crew

Kuumba Beatz Dance Crew



artistic director: Melanie King McGray 

company member, 2013 Season

The Home Project 

May 3, 2013 - Electric Lodge - Venice, CA

an evening of concert dance, live music, and film exploring the collective and individual's meaning of home.


Loyola Marymount University Guest Artists

I Gave You All  

choreography: Lauren Adams 

dancer - ensemble - contemporary

Who's Freedom is Sacred 

choreography: Marjani Forté - vocal coaching: Stephen Semien

featured dancer - ensemble - modern - spoken word

Between Heaven and Earth

choreography: Denise Leitner

featured dancer - ensemble - lyrical

Monger (excerpts)

choreography: Barak Marshall - rehearsal directors: Genna Moroni, Andrew Wojtal

understudy - ensemble - contemporary modern


choreography: Andrew Palermo

principal dancer - ensemble - contemporary jazz

Loyola Marymount University Faculty

Thirteen Women

choreography: Holly Johnston

dancer - ensemble - modern

Indexical Permutations 

choreography: Kristen Smiarowski

featured dancer - sextet - postmodern


Caste, Away

choreography: Paul Vickers

March 17, 2012 - Von Der Ahe Building

featured dancer - collaborator - quintet

an evening of concert dance exploring the concepts of a caste system and exclusion. 



Kuumba Beatz Dance Crew

Kuumba Beatz Dance Crew is a hip hop crew located at Loyola Marymount University.

crew member 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 Seasons

co-president 2012

performances include: Madness at Midnight, Black History Month Kick-off, Men's and Women's Basketball Halftime Show, Justice Crew Music Video.





Scratch 4 Bloomin' 

artistic director: Saki Suto

company member, 2010, 2011 seasons

soloist, 2010, 2011 seasons

guest performer, 2008 season

presented: summer 2010, 2011 - CounterPulse SF

Scratch 4 Bloomin' was a jazz dance company located in San Francisco, CA.