Kevin “Shazam” Li is a bi-cultural Hong Kong Canadian street dance/ contemporary dance artist/choreographer/teacher based in so-called Vancouver on the unceded territories of the xwməθkwəy̓əm, Skwxwú7mesh and Səl̓ílwətaʔ Nations. Best known for his hand choreography work on the American fantasy TV series The Magicians, Kevin’s dance journey began after moving from Hong Kong to Vancouver in 2009. He trained with hip hop company SOULdiers and focused on tutting, animation and flow arts afterwards. In 2014, Kevin joined Modus Operandi, a Vancouver based contemporary dance training program.
Since graduating, Kevin has continued training with Reality Check Program, DxP Jookin Tutorials, Funk in Focus and more.
Kevin has choreographed for various projects such as Apple TV series SEE and theater production Sparkle Bunny: The Last Raver Dancing. He is a member of Earthen Bodies, a multidisciplinary art collective, and co-choreographed their recent work in progress Lichenized Earthen Bodies. He is currently working with New Works as artist/instructor and with All Bodies Dance Project as facilitator/live translator. Kevin is passionate about uniting diverse dance forms, mediums and cultures while forging artistic connections within communities.