Studio: Spaceworks Long Island City, Spaceworks @ Williamsburgh Library
Discipline: Dance & Theater
Based In: Manhattan
Website: Brandon Powers
Brandon Powers is a director + choreographer from New York City committed to new experiences blurring the lines between theatre, dance, and technology.
Most recently, he choreographed the world premiere of Riot Grrrl musical RIOT ANTIGONE (La MaMa, Ars Nova) and worked alongside Andy Blankenbuehler for BANDSTAND (Broadway/Paper Mill Playhouse). He directed and choreographed PINK MILK which was nominated for four 2014 Non-Equity Jeff Awards including Best Choreography and Best Ensemble.
This Fall, Brandon began collaborating with creative technologist Lance Weiler on a new project combining interactive theatre and IBM Watson. Additional directing + choreography credits include: immersive dance theatre experience AND IT FELT LIKE A KISS (HERE, chashama, Dixon Place), ALL RIGHT, GOOD NIGHT, a technology driven dance event to memorialize the passengers of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, and MUSIC OF THE NIGHT, a dance-driven adaptation of PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. Choreography credits include: THE GOREE ALL GIRL STRING BAND (NYMF 2017), ARDEN/EVERYWHERE (BPAC 2017), THE MUSICAL ADVENTURES OF FLAT STANLEY (dir. Lookingglass Theatre Company’s David Catlin), THE PAJAMA GAME, GREASE, and PIPPIN. Brandon is a proud graduate of Northwestern University, Associate Member of SDC, Member of Musical Theatre Factory, where he is the Co-Chair of the Director/Choreographer Coalition.