Bryn Cohn, Acclaimed Choreographer, in Residency at UB Theatre & Dance
Bryn Cohn, founder and artistic director of Bryn Cohn & Artists, is in residency at the UB Department of Theatre & Dance September 10 – 16, 2017. Cohn will lead dance classes in topics such as Dance Making, Contemporary Partnering, and Choreography. On Tuesday, she’ll offer a career talk for Graduate Students, summarizing her many successes and providing invaluable advice to our students. Cohn will finish her week long residency with an open rehearsal on Saturday, September 16th. These events and classes are only open to students of the Dance program at UB.
“Bryn Cohn has a brilliant mind…dynamic partnering…stunning moments of visual clarity. She has an audience that wants to see more Bryn Cohn.” (The Dance Enthusiast // March 2016)
About Bryn Cohn
“A dancemaker who does not shy away from much” (DIY Dancer)
“Described as having “a brilliant mind…people want to see more” (The Dance Enthusiast), Bryn Cohn founded and assumed the position of artistic director of Bryn Cohn + Artists in 2011. She has been commissioned to create original works for Missouri Contemporary Ballet, Billy Bell’s Lunge Dance Collective (formerly of Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet), The Big Muddy Dance Company, University of Buffalo, Grand Valley State University, California State University, Fullerton, The Pushing Progress Contemporary Training Program, Stockton University, the fashion designer Betsey Johnson on a site-specific installation, The Youth America Grand Prix and Bayonne High School. Cohn is on permanent faculty at Peridance Capezio Center and for the Pushing Progress Contemporary Training Program where she teaches composition, improvisation and contemporary techniques. She formerly directed the modern department at Greenwich Ballet Academy.” Read more here.
“weightless and heavy all at once…intricate partner work between the four dancers erase the physical divisions…haunting, but consistently beautiful” (Brooklyn Buzz // 2014)
Photos by Jaqlin Medlock.