2014 part 6 in The Life Cycle Series
Christal Brown performing to music by Cassandra Wilson in the 2012 Dance Now Festival at Joes Pub.
This is part 5 of Christal's Life Cycle Series.
2011 part 4 in The Life Cycle Series
An excerpt of of an evening of performance works by Christal Brown, Ayo Janeen Jackson, and Shizu Homa; exploring the cultural underpinnings of masking. Collecting Carnival investigates masking from the perspective of carnival in Trinidad and Tobago. The work was supported by the a research trip to the Dance and Performance Institute of Trinidad and Tobago, under the direction of Makeda Thomas. Each performer attended the institute in January of 2014 with Dance Company of Middlebury Artistic Director, Christal Brown.
This is a trailer from the premiere of Christal Brown's work, The Opulence of Integrity, in honor of Muhammad Ali. This is Brown's first work utilizing an all male cast. The 55 minute evening length work includes projection, text by Muhammad Ali spoken by three actors, an original score by Farai Malianga, and lighting by Nick Yu-chein Hung.