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Ronald K. Brown

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2012]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Choreographer

Photos

Khephra Burns, Ronald K. Brown, Artistic Director, Evidence, A Dance Company, Susan L Photo

Khephra Burns, Ronald K. Brown, Artistic Director, Evidence, A Dance Company, Susan L. Taylor, and Reginald Van Lee, Evidence Chair Emeritus

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08/21/2013
Khephra Burns and Ronald K. Brown, Artistic Director, Evidence, A Dance Company Photo

Khephra Burns and Ronald K. Brown, Artistic Director, Evidence, A Dance Company

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08/21/2013
Ronald K. Brown, Artistic Director, Evidence, A Dance Company, Reginald Canal, board  Photo

Ronald K. Brown, Artistic Director, Evidence, A Dance Company, Reginald Canal, board member, Evidence, A Dance Company, Susan L. Taylor, and Khephra Burns

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 Gail Monroe-Perry and Ronald K. Brown, Artistic Director, Evidence, A Dance Company Photo

Gail Monroe-Perry and Ronald K. Brown, Artistic Director, Evidence, A Dance Company

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08/21/2013
Reginald Van Lee, Evidence Chair Emeritus, Khephra Burns, Ronald K. Brown, Artistic D Photo

Reginald Van Lee, Evidence Chair Emeritus, Khephra Burns, Ronald K. Brown, Artistic Director, Evidence, A Dance Company

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Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2012]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Choreographer


Ronald K. Brown Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2003 - Outstanding Choreographer
Ronald K. Brown, Crowns

Ronald K. Brown News

Hudson River Park Announces Return of Fully In-Person Season for 2022 Photo Hudson River Park Announces Return of Fully In-Person Season for 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022

Hudson River Park today announced its busiest ever Spring and Summer lineup, including the return of old favorites like the critically acclaimed Blues BBQ Festival and sunset salsa lessons, along with Tide Deck tours and science programming, plus a full range of fitness classes.

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Returns for 90th Anniversary Season, June 22 â€" August Photo Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Returns for 90th Anniversary Season, June 22 â€" August 28, 2022
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 26, 2022

Jacob's Pillow has announced its full schedule of programming for this summer's Dance Festival, including 10 weeks of performances, talks, community events, exhibitions, and more. This year marks the 90th Anniversary Season of the Dance Festival, which will celebrate the reopening of the renovated Ted Shawn Theatre and a return to indoor performances at Jacob's Pillow.

OZ Arts Nashville to Present Award-Winning Malpaso Dance Company Photo OZ Arts Nashville to Present Award-Winning Malpaso Dance Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022

Contemporary arts center OZ Arts Nashville today announced its presentation of Malpaso Dance Company, an acclaimed contemporary dance group based in Havana, Cuba, on April 29 and 30, 2022 in its expansive warehouse.

Dancer Spotlight: Hannah Alissa Richardson Of AILEY II Performing at The Ailey Citigr Photo Dancer Spotlight: Hannah Alissa Richardson Of AILEY II Performing at The Ailey Citigroup Theater 3/23 to 4/3
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 21, 2022

Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing Hannah Alissa Richardson about her career and the upcoming performances by Ailey II at The Ailey Citigroup Theater.

Jacob's Pillow Announces 2022 Dance Award Recipient and Gala Program Photo Jacob's Pillow Announces 2022 Dance Award Recipient and Gala Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022

Jacob’s Pillow has announced Belgian and Moroccan choreographer, dancer, and director Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui as the recipient of the 2022 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award. Cherkaoui will accept this award and present a new work at the season-opening Gala on June 18. 

Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE Returns To The Joyce Theater Photo Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE Returns To The Joyce Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 8, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation welcomes the return of Brooklyn-based Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE with open arms for the company’s 2022 home season.

Carnegie Hall's Afrofuturism Festival Continues in March 2022 Photo Carnegie Hall's Afrofuturism Festival Continues in March 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 15, 2022

This March, Carnegie Hall continues its Afrofuturism citywide festival that explores the thriving aesthetic and cultural movement that looks to the future through a Black cultural lens, intersecting music, visual art, literature, politics, science fiction, and technology.

VIDEO: Joyce Theater Presents The Artistry of Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE Photo VIDEO: Joyce Theater Presents The Artistry of Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE
by Stage Tube - Feb 8, 2022

Returning to The Joyce for their 2022 home season, Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE offers a compelling program, bringing a spiritual awareness that touches the human heart.

Jacob's Pillow Announces 2022 Dance Festival Photo Jacob's Pillow Announces 2022 Dance Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2022

Jacob’s Pillow has announced the full season lineup for Festival 2022, featuring world premieres, new commissions, 90th Anniversary Season celebrations, Pillow-exclusive engagements, and work developed at the Pillow Lab. 

OZ Arts Nashville Presents Legendary Choreographer Ronald K. Brown And EVIDENCE Photo OZ Arts Nashville Presents Legendary Choreographer Ronald K. Brown And EVIDENCE
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2022

Contemporary arts center OZ Arts Nashville today announced it will present performances from acclaimed choreographer Ronald K. Brown and dance company EVIDENCE from February 10-12, 2022, in OZ Arts' expansive creative warehouse. The program will feature three original works by Brown titled Grace, Mercy and his latest piece titled The Equality of Night and Day: First Glimpse featuring text by Angela Davis and a score by Jason Moran.

Ronald K. Brown Videos

VIDEO: Joyce Theater Presents The Artistry of Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE VideoVIDEO: Joyce Theater Presents The Artistry of Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE
by Stage Tube - Feb 8, 2022

Returning to The Joyce for their 2022 home season, Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE offers a compelling program, bringing a spiritual awareness that touches the human heart.

VIDEO: First Look At Streaming Production Of Ayodele Casel's CHASING MAGIC at The Joy VideoVIDEO: First Look At Streaming Production Of Ayodele Casel's CHASING MAGIC at The Joyce
by Stage Tube - Jan 4, 2022

In lieu of live performances which have been postponed due to COVID-19, The Joyce is offering on-demand streaming of Ayodele Casel: Chasing Magic from Friday, January 7 at 6pm ET through Sunday, January 23 at 11:59pm ET.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE and Meshell Ndegeocello At The Ke VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE and Meshell Ndegeocello At The Kennedy Center
by Stage Tube - Sep 23, 2021

Hailed as a “modern dance savior” by the New York Times, Ronald K. Brown returns to fuse the form, rhythm, and history of African dance with contemporary and urban dance styles. In Mercy, a Kennedy Center co-commission (the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, Carolina Performing Arts, UNC Chapel Hill, and The Joyce Theater’s Stephen and Cathy Weinroth Fund for New York), Brown finds an ideal collaborator in visionary vocalist, composer, and bassist Meshell Ndegeocello.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Ayodele Casel: CHASING MAGIC VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Ayodele Casel: CHASING MAGIC
by Alan Henry - Apr 9, 2021

Trailblazer Ayodele Casel captures the spark of connection and creation in her latest work, Chasing Magic. Check out a preview of the streaming event below!

VIDEO: Alvin Ailey's THE CALL by Ronald K. Brown VideoVIDEO: Alvin Ailey's THE CALL by Ronald K. Brown
by Alan Henry - Dec 21, 2018

Ronald K. Brown's joyous mix of modern and African dance-seen previously in Grace, Open Door, and other works-fits the Ailey dancers perfectly, and his themes of spiritual awakening and redemption never fail to inspire.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For Alvin Ailey's THE CALL VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For Alvin Ailey's THE CALL
by Alan Henry - Sep 21, 2018

Ailey's 60th Anniversary holiday season at New York City Center, November 28 - December 30, will elevate a legacy of innovation and excellence in artistry with premieres by some of today's most revered and prolific choreographers along with timeless treasures by Alvin Ailey. From Rennie Harris comes the Company's first two-act work, Lazarus, inspired by the life and legacy of Mr. Ailey and addressing the racial inequities our nation has faced, in 1958 when the company was founded and today.

VIDEO: Preview City Center Studio Event - ¡ADELANTE, CUBA! FESTIVAL VideoVIDEO: Preview City Center Studio Event - ¡ADELANTE, CUBA! FESTIVAL
by Alan Henry - Apr 3, 2018

New York City Center today announced a studio series of master classes and conversations with artists and other guests as part of the ¡Adelante, Cuba! Festival. This celebration of the rich and vibrant artists of Cuba begins Sunday, April 22, with an evening of music and conversation at The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC & WQXR featuring jazz giant Arturo O'Farrill, tap artist Ayodele Casel, and trumpet player Yasek Manzano Silva. Offering an up-close look at the work of these inspiring artists, the festival also includes intimate conversations, held in City Center's studios, exploring the Cuban American Songbook and what it means to be an Afro-Latin artist today. Master classes for advanced students and professionals will be hosted by dancer Carlos Luis Blanco of Acosta Danza and choreographer Ronald K. Brown (City Center Choreography Fellow), and Arturo O'Farrill and Yazek Manzano Silva will deconstruct Afro-Latin jazz in a master class open to the public to observe.

VIDEO: First Look At City Center Studio Events As Part Of ¡ADELANTE, CUBA! FESTIVAL VideoVIDEO: First Look At City Center Studio Events As Part Of ¡ADELANTE, CUBA! FESTIVAL
by Alan Henry - Mar 29, 2018

New York City Center today announced a studio series of master classes and conversations with artists and other guests as part of the ¡Adelante, Cuba! Festival. This celebration of the rich and vibrant artists of Cuba begins Sunday, April 22, with an evening of music and conversation at The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC & WQXR featuring jazz giant Arturo O'Farrill, tap artist Ayodele Casel, and trumpet player Yasek Manzano Silva. Offering an up-close look at the work of these inspiring artists, the festival also includes intimate conversations, held in City Center's studios, exploring the Cuban American Songbook and what it means to be an Afro-Latin artist today. Master classes for advanced students and professionals will be hosted by dancer Carlos Luis Blanco of Acosta Danza and choreographer Ronald K. Brown (City Center Choreography Fellow), and Arturo O'Farrill and Yazek Manzano Silva will deconstruct Afro-Latin jazz in a master class open to the public to observe.

STAGE TUBE: NY Public Library Digitalizes Thousands of Hours of Jerome Robbins Dance Videos
by Stage Tube - Apr 3, 2014

Newly digitized dance videos and films available on-site at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts include:

BWW TV: Meet the Cast of the PORGY AND BESS National Tour- Plus a Performance Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 26, 2013

The National Tour of THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, will launch at San Francisco's Golden Gate Theatre this November. The tour, accompanied by a 23-piece orchestra, will begin performances Sunday, Nov. 10 with an official opening on Wednesday, Nov. 13. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge just chatted with the cast during rehearsal, and you can catch what they had to say and check out a performance preview below!


Ronald K. Brown Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Ronald K. Brown been nominated for?
Outstanding Choreographer (The Lortels) for Crowns .