Brendan DrakeFresh Tracks 2017-18 Artist
Brendan Drake is a Brooklyn based interdisciplinary artist who uses theatricality and disparate dance forms to create performance spectacles. His work has been presented at La MaMa Experimental Theatre, HERE, Abrons Arts Center, Triskelion Arts, Gowanus Loft, the CURRENT SESSIONS, Industry City Distillery, Joe’s Pub and he was the proud recipient of a 2015 CUNY Dance Initiative Grant and residency through Baruch College. In addition to his work for the stage, Brendan choreographed the fall 2014 “Equality = Love” campaign for Adidas Originals/Pharrell Williams and commercial spots for Thursday Island (Korea), Kate Spade, and Hermes. He also served as movement coordinator on editorial shoots for Elle Magazine, Cate Blanchett, and Lorde. Brendan received his BFA in Dance from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where he was a recent Artist in Residence.