Maribeth Manalaysay Tabanera aka Kilusan is a Tagalog Visayan filipinx queer non-binary multi-hyphenate educator, artist and community organizer on Treaty No. 1 Territory (Winnipeg). Kilusan has spent their lifetime training in a variety of dance styles including breaking, hip hop, house, vogue, waacking, dancehall and afrobeat. Their music collection is filled with their favourite funk, soul, jazz, rock, disco, hip hop, house, latin, dancehall, afro-beats, and filipino classics.
A graduate from Mama Cutsworth's DJ Academy for All Women and Non-Binary Folks, they have been playing their favourite tracks at events all over Winnipeg since 2018. Kilusan has DJed with Queer People of Colour Winnipeg, Synonym Art Consultation, DJ Bles-sed (Montreal), DJ Maseo at Bastid’s BBQ 2019, Kay Gee and Vin Rock of Naughty By Nature, and Skratch Bastid (Toronto) for Boogie'N'Brunch.