Kimberly D. Landle (Corbett) a NJ native, began her training at the age of 2 under the direction of Angela Pawlak. She traveled to study under the direction of The Kirov Academy of Ballet, ABT and SAB until graduating high school in 2006. She attended The University of the Arts where she worked with choreographers from Philadelphia to Kenya. Majoring in Ballet Performance, she performed works by Roni Koresh, Brian Sanders, Twyla Tharp, MOMIX, and NDT. Upon graduating the university in 2010 with honors, Kimberly danced for DanceSpora under the direction of Heidi Cruz-Austin. She worked with the company as a soloist and as rehearsal director until 2016. Landle continued to freelance and work with various choreographers and companies in Philadelphia, New York, and the DC area.
In June of 2016 The Klassic Contemporary Ballet Company was founded by Landle; the company premiered in November 2016. By the following summer KCBC held their 1st summer intensive for serious pre-professional dancers. The program was geared to helping students learn in-depth about the professional side of dancing, leading towards the creation of KCBCII. In 2019 KCBC|a was created, an apprentice program formed to help ease the transition from college student to professional. Summer of 2020 KCBC was asked to perform at Jacob’s Pillow but due to Covid were unable to. KCBC will be opening it’s own doors on a new dance space in Philadelphia in 2022.
Landle has also been teaching since the age of 18, sharing her knowledge and growth with children of all ages in NY, NJ, and PA. She has been guest choreographing and guest teaching in colleges in PA and NJ. Landle founded a studio in 2018 alongside Pamela Boyer, Pennsylvania Academy of Dance Arts.
In 2018 her love of photography and dance led her to found Müvment Photography alongside Brandon Wyche.
Landle’s commitment to arts community of Philadelphia has aligned her to become the artistic director of a non-profit 30Amp Circuit. 30Amp was formed in 2018 dedicated to the health, wellness, and professional needs of musicians and artists of all mediums.