Vivake "Vive" Khamsingsavath is a dancer, choreographer and teacher based in Brooklyn, NY. He is a versatile mover and creator, focusing on contemporary, jazz and hip hop, oftentimes fusing these styles together organic to his movement. Vive has danced for respected choreographers such Derek Mitchell, Yung-Li, Mark Caserta, Liz Piccoli, Stephanie Klemons and with many companies including ALMA NYC, Touch Performance Art, Jazz Roots, and Gotham Dance Theater. He has performed at Lincoln Center, Broadway at Bryant Park, Fashion week in NYC, on The Today Show, The View and Good Morning America. Vive was able to tour Europe and Asia with modern company Galumpha based in upstate NY before moving to NYC.
Vive has worked earnestly to find his own voice as a teacher and choreographer, and has taught at numerous studios and universities, including Peridance, House of Movement, Icon Dance Complex, Astoria Fine Arts, Williamsburg Movement and Arts Center, SUNY Binghamton, SUNY Fredonia and The New School. He presents work under his company Viveforlove, always inviting new artists to create and learn his choreographic process. Vive has been able to give hundreds of artists a platform to perform in NYC including events at The United Nations, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, several showcases such as Christopher Palacio Rooftop, The Intimate Series, Conkrete Jungle, and Launch by GDT.
As an artist Vive is interested in sharing his passion for dance, humanity and the relationships between each other. He is open to working with new artists in order to always inspire one another. Vive also serves as supervising teacher at Dance United, a company whose sole purpose is to bring dance and arts into undeserved public schools in NYC.