Brandon Powers Projects

Brandon Powers Projects

 

Led by Director + Choreographer Brandon Powers, Brandon Powers Projects creates seamless visceral experiences blurring the lines between theatre and dance. These intersectional experiences are influenced by musical theatre, immersive theatre, concert dance.Brandon Powers Projects is focused on incorporating technology into experiences and investigating it’s affect on our culture. Brandon Powers Projects, values both live and digital experiences and is committed to creating content for both these audiences.

Brandon Powers is a director + choreographer from New York City committed to new experiences blurring the lines between theatre, dance, and technology.  Earlier this year, he co-directed and choreographed THE ESSENTIAL ELLA MAYTHORNE, a new play about a student’s experience with sexual violence infused with Britney Spears music, at Dixon Place. He directed and choreographed PINK MILK at Oracle Productions, which was nominated for four 2014 Non-Equity Jeff Awards including Best Choreography and Best Ensemble. This fall, Brandon was selected as the SDC Foundation Observer for the THE BANDSTAND (Paper Mill Playhouse) where he worked under director/choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler. He is reigning xyz nyc dance series champion at The Tank and will be premiering a new work there in the Fall. Brandon is currently developing RIOT ANTIGONE, a new musical colliding the worlds of ancient Thebes and the Riot Grrrl Movement, with collaborators Jae Kim, and Erato A. Kremmyda.

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, MUSIC OF THE NIGHT, a dance-driven adaptation of PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, and new musicals NIKOLA TESLA DROPS THE BEAT (Musical Theatre Factory) and COMING TO BAD ENDS (Standard Toykraft). Choreography credits include THE MUSICAL ADVENTURES OF FLAT STANLEY (dir. Lookingglass Theatre Company’s David Catlin), THE PAJAMA GAME, GREASE, and PIPPIN.

Assisting credits include: Woodshed Collective’s epic immersive mobile adventure EMPIRE TRAVEL AGENCY (dir. Teddy Bergman), THE UPPER ROOM (dir. Jeremy Bloom), NPR Podcast THE ORBITING HUMAN CIRCUS OF THE AIR (dir. Elena Heyman).

Brandon is a proud graduate of Northwestern University and has collaborated, worked and trained with Dixon PlaceFeast ProductionsThe HypocritesMark Morris Dance Group, Musical Theatre FactoryPaul Taylor Dance CompanyPrimary StagesRady & Bloomthe TEAM, and Woodshed Collective.

 

“The telling of this story is just mesmerizing, I think the dance is gorgeous”

— Kelly Kleinman, Dueling Critics (On Pink Milk

 

Follow Brandon into the studio on YouTube: bit.ly/brandonpowers