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Dancing with

Ryan Heffington

  • Arts & Culture
  • Issue 49

Meet the man bringing choreography, community and queer joy to the desert.
Words by Emily May. Photography by Arianna Lago.

In the desert town of Twentynine Palms, choreographer RYAN HEFFINGTON is living his best life. His weird and easy dance moves might get you closer to yours too. Now renowned for high-profile projects including the music videos for Sia’s 2014 hit “Chandelier” and Christine and the Queens’ “La Vita Nuova, ” as well as feature films such as Baby Driver and Lin Manuel Miranda’s Tick, tick… Boom!, choreographer Ryan Heffington first experienced dance in tap classes at a studio in his


This story is from Kinfolk Issue Forty-Nine

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