Keila Cordova is a Philadelphia-based dance-maker, performer and writer. She creates original dance theatre works for her company, 3 Pony Show. Past evening-length dances include KITH , Linear Default, As Pretty Does and Volcano, My Love, As Pretty Does, Agnes Falling, Gold and Janet 2.0 and Mamibaile.
Her works have been performed at numerous festivals, including – the Philadelphia Fringe, newMoves Contemporary Dance (Pittsburgh, PA), E-Moves (Harlem Stage), Around the Coyote (Chicago), Dixon Place’s Moving Men (NY), Celebrate Dance (San Diego, CA), HERE Arts Center/Lincoln Center’s American Living Room, Boogie Down Dance (Bronx), D.U.M.B.O Arts (Brooklyn), Sweat Modern Dance (Hoboken, NJ), Toronto Fringe - as well as Judson Church (NY), BAAD! (Bronx Academy of Art & Dance) and Outlet Dance Project at the Grounds for Sculpture (Hamilton, NJ).
Ms. Cordova has received artistic support from The Director’s Lab West, The Leeway Foundation, Small But Mighty Arts, the Puffin Foundation, a Funds for New Work awards from Aaron Davis Hall (Harlem Stage), a commission from the Greenwall Foundation and the International Center for Advanced Studies (NYU); artist residency awards from the Constance B. Saltonstall Foundation, The Millay Colony, Norcroft; as well as a Story Changers Award for Outstanding Leadership and for Empowering Women in the Arts in Philadelphia from the Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival and an Audre Lorde Fellowship from The Union Institute Centre for Women. She is an alumni of UC, Berkeley and the New School for Social Research (MFA). She has taught movement workshops in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, New York and Atlanta.