Carol Brown




Carol Brown is a choreographer and performer. Her company, Carol Brown Dances is based in London and tours nationally and internationally. Formed in 1996 with composer Russell Scoones, the company is renowned for its cross art form collaborations with visual artists, photographers, film makers, architects and sound designers. Since her time as Associate Artist and Choreographer in Residence at The Place Theatre, London, Carol has received numerous awards including: Jerwood Award for Choreography (1999), an AHRB Research Fellowship in the Creative and Performing Arts (2002-04), the Ludwig Forum International Prize for Innovation in Art (2004) and a Nesta Dream Time Fellowship (2004-05).

Carol Brown Dances recent projects include: Machine for Living [Ludwig Forum, Aachen and Tanzhaus Dusseldorf 2003 and Dance Umbrella, London 2001]; Nerve [Dance Umbrella, London 2002, British Dance Edition, Birmingham, Sobre Soltos Festival, Columbia 2002, and Full Moon Festival, Finland 2003]; the screen installation Electric Fur - Arts Council England Capture 2 commission, created in collaboration with video artist Abigail Norris and photographer Mattias Ek [Monaco Dance Forum 2002, The Place 2002, Tanz Mediale, Cologne 2003, British Council Platform, Vilnius 2004 and UK Tour 2005-05]; the Tower of Touch ­ an interactive exhibition/performance for the Heart of PQ, the 10th Anniversary of the Prague Quadrennial; Crazy Beats ­ a promo video for British band ŒBlurš; Maybe - a duet commissioned for Bare Bones [National Tour 2003-04]; My Sweet Animalia - a commission for Edge [UK, Denmark and Portugal Tour 2003]; Crevice - created in Germany and USA in collaboration with Niki Cousineau and Gin MacCallum [Dance Boom, Philadelphia 2004]; between two/zwischen zwei [Laban, London 2004] and ROOM - a remix of the changing room, [Snagged and Clored season at the Royal Opera House, London 2004]. Future projects include a site specific performance event at the Isadora Duncan Centre, Athens 2005 and Black Wi(n)dow ­ an interdisciplinary dance theatre work developed in collaboration with New Zealand architect Dorita Hannah.