Title: A Week of Master Classes with Billbob Brown
Location: Dance Theater West, 3925 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix
Description: A Week of Master Classes with Billbob Brown
Desert Dance Theatre hosts a modern dance master class by Billbob Brown (founding member and former artistic director of Desert Dance Theatre).
Billbob Brown is the artistic director of Chaos Theory Dance, a multi-media company that performs funny dances/videos/characters often about science, physics, and modern conundrums. A professor in jazz and modern dance, choreography, and dance history at UMass Amherst, he received his BFA from Arizona State University and Master of Arts (in Dance History and Criticism) from the University of New Mexico. Billbob has created and directed shows at the Tony Award-winning Utah Shakespearean Festival, and choreographed and performed in TV work and award-winning commercials for the Chicago Cubs, Molson Canadian Beer, Disney Studios, and ABC-TV. He has toured nationally with the Bill Evans Dance Company, was co-founder and artistic director of Desert Dance Theatre in Phoenix, now in its 30th year, and with whom he still performs and choreographs. In Albuquerque, he was director of Buen Viaje Dancers, a group of people with disabilities with whom he toured throughout the southwest and Hawaii. His Emmy-award winning video, “Opening Doors,” with Buen Viaje, has been seen on PBS stations across the country. He has taught and performed in Japan, England, Switzerland, and throughout Mexico and the United States.
Dance Theater West
December 7-11, 2009
$10 Suggested Donation per class
or Holiday Special Pay-What-You-Can
Please RSVP at 602-740-9616, 480-962-4584 or gro.ertaehTecnaDtreseDnull@asiL
Date: December 7-11, 2009