Photo by Steven Lopez
Photo by Steven Lopez
Photo by Christina Paik
Kristina Bermudez Creative Developments LLC, also known as PROJECT.KB , is a creative nonprofit organization based in Brooklyn, NY. that aims to create inclusive, accessible, and sustainable work in Brooklyn and provides multidisciplinary opportunities to the youth in Brownsville and East New York. Kristina is a director, choreographer, and freelance performer based in NYC. Her work has been selected for the NEXT@Graham Dance Festival presented by Martha Graham Company, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning’s Making Moves Dance Festival, and showcases at venues such as Judson Memorial Church and the Williamsburg Hotel. Most recently she has been commissioned by the Boston Conservatory at Berklee to create a new short film debuting the first-year students. By using relatable forms of media and subjects to connect with audiences, Kristina continuously challenges their role in her productions - the distribution of her work and the process of its consumption. Her work fosters inclusiveness, accessibility, and community through immersive experiences, non-traditional staging, and multimedia while maintaining focus on sustainability and its relationship to her work. In the midst of transitions and expansion, Kristina has released Krissy B, merchandise thats aims to support and represent the arts (and specifically dance) in an eco-friendly way while captivating the street style aesthetic.
As a professional, Kristina has worked on projects such as Nick Mauss' exhibition “Transmissions” at the Whitney Museum of American Art and Amanda + James' "LAZER EYES". Her involvement in developmental projects include the 2020 Broadway revival of "West Side Story" and Opera Philadelphia's "We Shall Not Be Moved". Other professional experiences include freelance opportunities in concert dance, theater, short films, television, and commercials. Most recently she made her New York City Center debut in their production of “EVITA”, completed her first principal role in a commercial for Preparation H, and presented her first evening length work titled "THIS.YOU " in NYC. Kristina is a Jan Veen Scholarship Recipient and graduate of The Boston Conservatory at Berklee School of Music, Cum Laude.
Kristina has choreographed and danced in music videos by artists Elejir El Versatil, VASSY, Twin Peaks, Dwyane Beach, and worked as a featured dancer on Full Frontal with Samantha Bee as well as other TV shows including Gotham, The Deuce, and The Code. Kristina has been featured in advertisements by Flamingo razors, Fanatics by Walmart, Dick's Sporting Goods, Juice Generation, NOMIA Clothings, and GUIZO Clothing. The “Continuous Developmental Method” is a creative process currently being developed by Kristina, focusing on exercising simplicity, openness, and artistic collaboration. Prior to undergrad, Kristina was a scholarship student at Walnut Hills School for the Arts in Natick, MA during her high school years, studying ballet. She is grateful for the support from her family and friends and is happy to be making work that gives back to the community.