Brittany Bailey, b 1989. Based in NYC. Lives and works as a dance choreographer and performer.
Bailey graduated high school from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in 2008 and went on to train with Merce Cunningham in New York City. Bailey has worked with Marina Abramović, Michael Clark, Yvonne Rainer, Robert Wilson, Mark Fell, Christopher Knowles, and the Whirling Dervishes of the Mevlevi Order. She has performed at The Museum of Modern Art, Tate Modern, and The Guggenheim Museum. Bailey's work uses a vocabulary of shapes to construct choreography and has been presented at Judson Church, The Kennedy Center, Pioneer Works, The Performing Garage, EMPAC, Maccarone Gallery, Proyectos Monclova Gallery, MUDAM, Musées Royaux des Beaux Arts de Belgique, among others. Bailey created a dance technique titled The Dance Warm-Up, which is accessible to anyone wishing to participate and is published in the form of a manual.
FALL NEWS 2016
Performing with Public Movement at The Guggenheim Museum, Sept 2016
In Conversation with Michael Clark at the ICA Miami, Nov 9th - LINK
Residency/Commission at Youngart's in Miami, Nov 2016
Performing Yvonne Rainer's Trio A for video, Dec 2016
Performing Merce Cunningham's Beach Birds at NY City Center Studio, Dec 9th at 2:30 & 4pm, Live Stream at 4pm
Image by Pia Riverola