Brian Brooks is a talented dancer, teacher and choreographer who founded and leads an eponymous dance troupe in New York City. He has created dances for Eliot Feld’s Ballet Tech, The Juilliard School, Boston Conservatory, The School at Jacob’s Pillow, Harvard University, and many others. Beyond his company, he has choreographed off-Broadway Shakespeare productions for Theatre for a New Audience including A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2013), directed by Julie Taymor, and Pericles (2016), directed by Trevor Nunn. As well, Brian dedicated 12 years as a Teaching Artist at Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education and has been on part-time faculty at Rutgers University and Princeton University.
What other departments are you most excited to collaborate with?
Any! All! My next research project will explore the intersection of dance and virtual reality – I love expanding my knowledge base and integrating my work with other disciplines.