Tweets from 2015

Camille A. Brown’s “BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play
A collection of reflections, quotes, images, memories, and so much that capture the process and performance of Camille A. Brown’s newest choreographic work, “Black Girl: Linguistic Play.” Follow the conversation using #BlackGirlLP and #BGlinguisticplay.

#talkdance meets #CABchat: Movement as Healing & Resistance
September 11, 2015
Jacob’s Pillow joins the incredible artist faculty of the 2015 Social Dances Program, including Camille A. Brown, in a discussion about the history of African-American’s using movement as a way of resistance and healing.

BUILDING BRIDGES with Our Brothers: #BlackGirlSpectrum #CABchat with Mark Anthony Neal
August 25, 2015
co-hosted by choreographer Camille A. Brown and Mark Anthony Neal – writer, Duke professor, feminist, daddy, husband, AND host of Left of Black. What does it mean to be a Black male feminist? How can man support women and girls and challenge patriarchy? What do healthy relationships look like – whether they be with fathers, brothers, uncles, friends, husbands, etc? Check out this discussion on this and much more!

NERDING OUT on Black Girl Memories: #BlackGirlSpectrum #CABchat with Jamie Broadnax of BlackGirlNerds
August 13, 2015
co-hosted by choreographer Camille A. Brown and Jamie Broadnax, blogger and creator of Black Girl Nerds. We all have our own childhood memories. Jamie loves comics. Camille loves legos. Chrisette Michele jumps double dutch. WHAT ABOUT YOU?! Check out this dinner conversation as reminiscing on the good ol’ days and remembering our favorite childhood games, toys, and memories.

#CABchat meets Jacob’s Pillow’s #talkdance – Social Dances: Jazz to Hip-Hop
July 10, 2015
Incredible work happened in the Jacob’s Pillow studios with the Social Dances: Jazz to Hip-Hop Program, led by Program Directors Camille A. Brown and E. Moncell Durden and esteemed Artist Faculty like Francine E. Ott and Adesola Osakalumi.
The Social Dances Program was a rare opportunity to explore African American social dances, from authentic jazz to hip-hop, and learn the aesthetic values and political histories embedded in the forms. This conversation offered an opportunity to hear from the influential faculty.

#CABchat talks SOCIAL DANCES with Daisha Graf
July 2, 2015
Camille A. Brown joins dancer and recording artist Daisha Graf along with some additional guests investigating the past, present, and future of social dances in the midst of Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival & School’s Social Dances: Jazz to Hip-Hop program directed by Camille and E. Moncell Durden.

#BlackGirlSpectrum #CABchat with Dr. Salamishah Tillet
June 4, 2015
Camille A. Brown joins scholar and writer Dr. Salamishah Tillet in conversation.

TAKING BACK OUR IMAGE: #BlackGirlSpectrum #CABchat with Ella Turenne
May 1, 2015
We’re TAKING BACK OUR IMAGE as Black women. Camille A. Brown chatted with Artist/Activist/Educator Ella Ayiti Turenne, who is currently working on a solo show about Black women and our hair. This conversation explored questions of beauty, identity politics, and so much more. AND we learned a bit more about the creative work of both of these phenomenal women!

#TheGathering 2015: Supporting #BlackFemChoreo
January 2015
The Gathering serves as an open forum for intergenerational black female artists to support one another and to advocate for greater cultural equity and acknowledgement in the contemporary dance world. The 2015 event was held January 11th at Gibney Dance Center and facilitated by Onye Ozuzu.

#CABchat co-hosted by ASHANI MFUKO
January 10, 2015
One topic that came up frequently at #TheGathering in 2014 was possible business models and best business practices for dancers. So we invited the phenomenal #SocialMedia Strategist, #DigitalMarketing Specialist, Award-Winning #Blogger, AND performer ASHANI MFUKO to offer some questions and advice.

Tweets from 2014

#CABchat co-hosted by GLENNISHA MORGAN: The Voice and Visibility of Black Girls & Women
December 18, 2014
What does it mean to be SEEN as a Black girl? Where are Black women’s voices HEARD loud and clear? How often do we fall silent or feel invisible? @CamilleABrown joins @glennishamorgan, a phenomenal writer and filmmaker, along with a few others exploring questions like this and more.

#CABchat co-hosted by Christine Jowers of The Dance Enthusiast
September 30, 2014
Choreographer Camille A. Brown joins Founding Editor of The Dance Enthusiast, Christine Jowers, along with a few additional guests to discuss representation of Black women in the media, especially dance artists.

#CABchat co-hosted by Daniel José Older
July 29, 2014
Choreographer Camille A. Brown joins writer/educator/composer Daniel José Older along with a few additional guests to discuss old & new work. Check out her Bessie nominated work Mr. TOL E. RAncE at Lincoln Center Out of Doors THIS SATURDAY, August 2nd with Stew & The Negro Problem.

#CABchat co-hosted by Sydnie L. Mosley
July 22, 2014
Choreographers Camille A. Brown & Sydnie L. Mosley, along with some additional guests, chat about Brown’s Bessie-nominated work “Mr. TOL E. RAncE” and her newest work-in-progress tentatively titled “Black Girl.” See Mr. TOL at Lincoln Center Out of Doors on August 2nd with Stew & The Negro Problem!

#CABchat co-hosted by Piper Anderson
July 15, 2014
Choreographer Camille A. Brown joins artist/activist/educator Piper Anderson along with a few additional guests in conversation about her Bessie nominated work Mr. TOL E. RAncE which will be performed at Lincoln Center Out of Doors on August 2nd with Stew & The Negro Problem.

#TheGathering conceived by Camille A. Brown
January 2014
Facilitated by independent consultant Baraka Sele, #TheGathering was an unforgettable opportunity to move forward an on-going conversation about Black Female (identifying) choreographers in the landscape of modern contemporary dance. Check out questions, quotes, reflections and more!

Tweets from 2013

HIGHLIGHTS of #CABTolerance 2013
Through comedy, animation, theater, soul-stirring live music by Scott Patterson (with original compositions from Jonathan Melville Pratt, Brandon McCune, Kurt “KC” Clayton and Scott Patterson) and poignantly retrospective dance vocabulary, Mr. TOL E. RAncE speaks to the issue of tolerance.

#CABChat | November 14, 2013
@JuelDLane & @CamilleABrown continue conversation with @651ARTS discussing process & development of Mr. TOL E RAncE. Moderated by A. Nia Austin-Edwards (@KwanzaaKid) of #PURPOSEProductions. STAY TUNED for Camille’s next #CABChat: 11/21 2:30-3:30pm. We’ll be talking TOL’s educational opportunities.

#CABChat | November 7, 2013
@CamilleABrown chats with @651ARTS about her newest work, Mr. TOL E RAncE. Moderated by A. Nia Austin-Edwards (@KwanzaaKid) of PURPOSE Productions. STAY TUNED for Camille’ s next #CABChat COMING SOON.


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