DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Kimberly Pereira was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY where she began her dance training at the age of 5. Growing up, Kimberly studied at Ms. M’s Dance Center, The Ailey School, Broadway Dance Center and with John M. Goring. Her dance training is in Horton, Limón, Ballet, Afro-Caribbean and Jazz. She holds a BFA in Dance from SUNY Brockport. Realizing her passion for arts administration, Kimberly took an internship with Lois Welk and soon after became the Education Coordinator at Jacob’s Pillow. While at Jacob’s Pillow she coordinated The School application process, internship program and JACOB’S PILLOW CURRICIULUM IN MOTION®. Kimberly, has performed the works of Limón, Bill Evans, Sean Curran, Christopher Walker, Rain Sadkane and Clyde Alafiju Morgan. Her teaching credits include Jacob’s Pillow, 171 Cedar Arts Center, The Art Factory, Inc., various summer arts integrated camps and festivals. In keeping with her dedication to the community Kimberly has also served the department of the Army as a family liaison in Germany. In 2019 Kimberly was selected as a Dance/USA Institute for Leadership Training Mentee and participated in EMC Arts Incubating Innovation. She is passionate about providing accessible arts education and continues to make strides in the field through her work in arts administration and teaching.