Dijon Michelle Kirkland

Dijon Michelle Kirkland

Dijon Michelle Kirkland “Honey Dee,” is a native of Washington D.C., and has  been dancing for over 20 years. She attended Duke Ellington School of the Arts, The Ailey School, Princeton Ballet School, Maryland Youth Ballet, and Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet. Dijon holds a  B.A. in Dance from Point Park University. Upon graduation, She danced with The Dayton Contemporary Dance Company 2nd company (DCDC2) for two seasons. She then became a member of the Cleveland Cavalier Girl NBA dance team in 2015,  and is apart of the 2015-16 NBA championship team! She’s been a part of various projects such as Mojuba Dance Collective, Soursop Stories, Blakk Jakk Dance Company, and some independent projects. In November 2020, Dijon was a part of the supporting cast of an independent film “Lovely Jackson.” This is her first year as an MFA graduate student at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. For the past several years she has served as a dance teaching artist at Karamu House. Recently she was invited to guest teach at Northern Kentucky University and the American College Dance Association held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 2022, Dijon founded DMK Dance Projekt which is a project based dance company in Cleveland, Ohio. She is extremely excited to share her new dance film “Onyx.”

“Art is Life, God is Love.”

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2 thoughts on “Dijon Michelle Kirkland”

  1. Fabulous!!! Thank you for sharing you wonderful work here. You had me from first glance. Please keep moving and making and claiming space in the world.

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