CAROLYN LUCAS (Choreographic Assistant) was born
and raised in North Carolina where she studied dance at the North
Carolina School of
the Arts. She received a BFA from SUNY Purchase in 1984, studying
under Sarah Stackhouse. She apprenticed with the Jose Limon Company
before joining the Trisha Brown Dance Company in 1984, dancing with
the Company though 1994 and originating roles in “Newark,” “Astral
Convertible,” and “Foray Forêt.” In 1994
she became Ms. Brown’s Choreographic Assistant, and has been
instrumental in the creation of Ms. Brown’s solo “If
you couldn’t see me” and the duet versions with Mikhail
Baryshnikov and Bill T. Jones entitled “You can see us” among
many other pieces. Carolyn reconstructed “Opal Loop,” and “Accumulation” for
TBDC and “Glacial Decoy” for TBDC and White Oak Dance
Project. Carolyn has taught extensively in the U.S. and abroad and
was a guest faculty member at P.A.R.T.S. in Brussels.
NEAL BEASLEY was born and raised in
Mississippi, where he began his dance training. For the duration
of his high school years, he attended
the Idyllwild Arts Academy in Southern California on scholarship.
He received his B.F.A. in dance from NYU/Tisch School of the Arts,
and danced for choreographers Johannes Wieland and Lorraine Chapman
prior to joining Trisha Brown Dance Company in 2003. In 2004, he
was honored with a Princess Grace Foundation – USA award
SANDRA GRINBERG was born in Gdansk, Poland, where
she first started
dancing and graduated from The Ballet School. In 1995 she joined
P.A.R.T.S. in Brussels. Sandra moved to New York in 1997 and joined
Trisha Brown Dance Company in May 2000.
BRANDI L. NORTON began her
dance training with Norman Shelburne in Alaska where she was born
and raised. She graduated with a B.F.A.
from the Julliard School under the direction of Benjamin Harkarvy.
She has since danced with the Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company and
Brooks Moving Company. She joined Trisha Brown Dance Company
CORI OLINGHOUSE was born in San Diego, California.
She received a B.A. from Bennington College where she combined studies
Dance, Film, and Writing. She has been influenced by her study
Technique and by her investigation of improvisational forms.
Cori also works part-time with choreographer Cathy Weis and curator
Jon Gartenberg of Gartenberg Media Enterprises, Inc. as a film
archivist. Cori moved to New York in 2001 and joined Trisha Brown
Dance Company in 2002.
STACY MATTHEW SPENCE was born in Louisiana
and grew up in Colorado. He graduated with a B.A. in Dance from
Loretto Heights College
in Denver and his M.F.A. from Tisch School of the Arts at New
Stacy has danced and collaborated with numerous NY choreographers
including choreographer Polly Motley and filmmaker Molly Davies,
Eun Me Ahn, The Phyllis Lamhut Dance Company, and has performed
at The Yard. Stacy has also shown his own work at SUNY Purchase
Hall, Tisch School of the Arts under the guidance of Bessie
and Movement Research at Judson Church. He joined Trisha Brown
Dance Company in July 1997.
TODD LAWRENCE STONE has danced with
Irene Hultman Dance Company and Wil Swanson. He has also worked
with Pearl Lang Dance Company,
T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, and Neta Pulvermacher
and Dancers. Todd graduated from SUNY Purchase in 1995 with a B.F.A.
He currently studies with June Ekman. Todd joined Trisha
Dance Company in 1998.
KATRINA THOMPSON was born and grew
up in Anchorage, Alaska. She earned a B.F.A. in Dance from Cornish
College of the
In New York she has worked with Daniel Gwirtzman, Michael
Mao Dance, Artichoke Dance Company, American Dance Ensemble,
and Dancers at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival.
Katrina joined the Trisha Brown Dance Company in 1998.
BROWN DANCE COMPANY
Trisha Brown Dance Company has presented the work of its
legendary artistic director for 35 years. Founded in 1970,
Brown branched out from the experimental Judson Dance Theater
with her own group of dancers, TBDC offered its first performances
alternative sites in Manhattan’s SoHo district. Today,
the Company is regularly seen in the landmark opera houses
of New York,
Paris, London, and many other theaters around the world.
The repertory has grown from solos and small group pieces
to include evening-length
works and important collaborations between Ms. Brown and
major visual artists.
Artistic Director: Trisha Brown
Executive Director: Michele Thompson
Rehearsal Director: Gwen Welliver
Choreographic Assistant: Carolyn Lucas
Special Projects: Diane Madden Dawson
Administrative Manager: Nicole Taney
Director of Education and Outreach: Laura Hymers
Production Stage Manager: Tricia Toliver
Lighting Supervisor: John Torres
Assistant to the Artistic Director: Rebecca Davis
Assistant to the Executive Director: Kimberly Maynard
Administrative Assistant: Cynthia Bachhuber
Tel: +33 1 48 93 66 54
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