Kyle Marshall Choreography


New York Live Arts Studios

Onyx digs into the origins of “Rock and Roll” revealing the Black and Brown people whose sounds, performances and personalities created this revolutionary genre. This 40-minute dance features a cast of five performers, Bree Breeden, Niara Hardister, Kyle Marshall, Nik Owens, and Cayleen Del Rosario. Costumes, Hair and Make Up are designed by KMC visual director Edo Tastic, with costumes constructed by Meagan Woods. Lighting will be by Itohan Edoloyi, KMC’s resident designer. The soundtrack, shaped by artist Kwami Winfield, incorporates samples of text and songs by groundbreaking Rock and Rollers including; Little Richard, Betty Davis, Death, James Brown, LaVern Baker, Tina Turner, Big Mama Thornton, and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.


Artistic Director, Choreographer, Performer: Kyle Marshall
Performers: Bree Breeden, Cayleen Del Rosario, Niara Hardister, Nik Owens
Sound Collaborator: Kwami Winfield
Visual Director- MUA, hair + costume designer: Edo Tastic
Lighting Designer: Itohan Edoloyi
Costume Construction: Meagan Woods
Company Manager:
Madalyn Rupprecht