James Koroni

image above, by hanna pavlova


For 2018, Koroni has been awarded the competitive Jonah Bokaer Arts Foundation Inc. Artist-In-Residence, in which he will develop a new work addressing plastic pollution’s effects on marine animals. Koroni is a company member of Jonah Bokaer Choreography, and performs in Bokaer’s adaptation of the anti-opera, Neither – a collaboration between Samuel Beckett and Morton Feldman. He also tours internationally with RULES OF THE GAME a multidisciplinary work by Bokaer with scenography by Daniel Arsham and original music by Pharrell Williams and a new work by Bokaer entitled LATE NIGHTS ON AIR a collaboration with architect Charles Renfro, composer Nico Muhly and played live by the Chun Sisters, Angela and Jennifer. Koroni is also a member of The Chase Brock Experience appearing in the Off Broadway production of The Girl with the Alkaline Eyes and in their work Splendor we only partially imagined at the Fire Island Dance Festival. He has appeared in music videos choreographed by Celia Rowlson-Hall. Koroni has worked with artists such as Madonna, Misterwives, Liza Koshy, Robert Delong, Son Of Kick, Icona Pop, Chappo, Anusha, Princess Superstar, Notic Nastic, Clara Lofaro and for major companies like MTV, Viacom, Heineken, Jägermeister, 7UP, PETA, AVEDA, ACLU and “Good Morning America”. Koroni has also worked with Broadway Dance Center, Cynthia King Dance Studio and From Stage To Screen.

Koroni stars and dances in acclaimed director Daniel Armando’s indie feature film Daddy’s Boy, of which Remezcla refers to his performance as "indelible". Koroni is the founder of Enforced Arch, an online publication for mission-driven movement-artists. He produced, directed, performed and toured internationally with Enforced Arch Dance’s original work, ALLIANCE: Art and Activism. Koroni has completed 12 multimedia concert dance pieces, has been featured at the New York City & Canadian Fringe Festival, the TADA! Theater, Theater Row, The Barrow Group Theatre and the Chicago’s Beethoven Festival. He has starred in original work by award-winning playwright and director, Riley Thomas in the New York Musical Theater Festival.

Koroni resides in New York City where he teaches dance, produces a growing list of work, and continues to study filmmaking at The New School.