Committed to implementing and advancing the artistic vision of Camille A. Brown, Camille A. Brown & Dancers creates and presents performances, offers dance engagement activities, and investigates historical and contemporary cultural, personal, and social justice issues through the art of dance theater, in order to provide a multi-faceted platform for sharing and building understanding of and appreciation for the African American experience and fostering interaction and dialogue among diverse communities in our hometown of NYC, across the country, and globally.
The company has performed at national and international venues, including The Joyce Theater, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, The Yard, American Dance Festival, Bates Dance Festival, New York City Center’s Fall for Dance Festival, Celebrate Brooklyn, Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, The Kitchen, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, World Music/CRASHarts, The Kumble Theater, Atlas Performing Arts Center, The Egg, The Kravis Center, White Bird and Belfast Festival at Queen’s (Belfast, Ireland).
These opportunities are possible because of the serious movers and incredible performers in the company who are able to act and dance, step into the world of history, and come soaring into the present.
“Every aspect of the dance-making here is thoroughly accomplished” – New York Times
“You will discover or rediscover” – Eva Yaa Asantewaa, Infinitebody
“The dancing is fierce, the performers’ stamina impressive, and their performance risky” — World Dance Views