Kimberly Idigpio is a dancer, dance educator, and choreographer originally from Sacramento, California.
Kimberly has danced in numerous showcases, conventions, and dance competitions in the California area. Growing up as a young dancer she had the privilege of training with CORE Contemporary Dance Company as an apprentice dancer in 2010, and 2011 with the artistic director Kelli Leighton. This expanded her knowledge and styles in dance, shaping her into the dancer she aspired to be.
In 2011, Kimberly moved to Finland to pursue dance, get an education, and deepen her families roots with their Finnish culture. She graduated in the Spring of 2016 with her BA in Dance Pedagogy from Savonia University of Applied Sciences Music and Dance in Kuopio, Finland. Straight from college, she was offered a full time job coaching competition students. Since then, Kimberly has had the opportunity to practice dance teaching, choreography, and dance work throughout many cities in Finland. She is currently working full time coaching/choreographing with many different competition groups and holding workshops for dancers in different cities. These important roles have shaped Kimberly's skills as a teacher and opened doors to a new passion for choreography.
Kimberly booked her first job as a cruise ship dancer in 2015 with Scandinavian Dancers, a Helsinki based dance group that brings together dancers and singers. The cruise ship Silja Line Symphony traveled from Helsinki to Sweden where she spent two months performing numerous shows every night for different audiences. This job opened up more opportunities for her dance career, inspired her to learn new dance styles, and landed her a second contract with the Scandinavian Dancers in summer 2016. Continuing her success, in 2016 Kimberly booked a job with Lumiere Productions as member of Jokerit Dance Team. She has worked in TV for numerous dance gigs, modeling, and different promotional gigs that have grown her contacts. In her spare time she is taking classes and strengthening her knowledge for dance always while awaiting new opportunities.
People closest to Kimberly can tell you she is a determined woman and a strong force in everything she does.