Vivake Khamsingsavath (Vive) is a Laotian American dancer and choreographer from Brooklyn, New York. He studied dance at Binghamton University, where he also earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Vive has toured Europe performing with modern company Galumpha, taught workshops in Asia and South America, and worked in Los Angeles California. In 2012, Vive decided to focus his work in New York City where he has performed at notable venues including Lincoln Center, Radio City Music Hall, Carnegie Hall, Broadway at Bryant Park, Battery Park, and Mercedes Benz Fashion Week. Vive has appeared on the Today Show, The View and Good Morning America. He has been a featured artist for The Huffington Post, campaigns for The W Hotels, VISA, Nintendo and Sears. Vive served as choreographer for The US Open, Bravo TV, Bloomingdales, PUMAxMaybelline, NARS Cosmetics, TNT’s “I Am The Night”. Currently, Vive dances for VIVO Ballet and Yu.S.Artistry. Vive is director at Dance United, an arts organization which provides cultural dance workshops to underserved public school across NYC. He runs Viveforlove, his mission is to create and provide dance jobs to artists in the community. Vive aspires to share his passion for dance and give students valuable insight and tools to become more knowledgeable dancers and performers. This is Vive’s first year with Battery Dance.