Maribeth "Kilusan" Tabanera is a Filipinx multidisciplinary artist, educator and activist hailing from Treaty One Territory (Winnipeg). Kilusan has spent her lifetime training in a variety of dance styles including b-girling, hip hop, house, vogue, waacking, dancehall and afrobeat. Her music collection is filled with her favourite funk, soul, jazz, rock, disco, hip hop, house, latin, dancehall, and afro-beat music.
A graduate from Mama Cutsworth's DJ Academy for All Women and Non-Binary Folks, she has been playing her favourite tracks at events all over Winnipeg since 2017. Kilusan has DJed with Queer People of Colour Winnipeg, Synonym Art Consultation, DJ Bles-sed in Montreal, Bastid’s BBQ, and most recently, virtually with Kay Gee and Vin Rock of Naughty By Nature at the Big Picture Learning Big Summer Fest.
Kilusan strives to create an inclusive and inviting atmosphere that inspires all party-goers to live life with light and love.