Sarah Cascone

The Brown Arts Initiative (BAI) and Performa have teamed up to co-commission a new multi-media performance work by artist Kelly Nipper, the first project of a three-year collaboration between the two organizations. ArtNet News journalist Sarah Cascone reveals the impetus behind the work and discusses its development, made possible by a BAI-sponsored and student-supported artist residency this summer at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts.

Nancy Wozny, Contributing Editor

Dance Magazine has named Sydney Skybetter, lecturer in Brown's Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies, as one of the most influential people in the dance world for his work that investigates, among other things, how movement and culture is influenced by technology. Congratulations, Sydney! Read the article here.

Zachary Lewis

Vinay Parameswaran '09, former member of the Brown Orchestra, who distinguished himself as a student by winning two Concerto Competitions on different instruments (timpani and piano), was named assistant conductor of the Cleveland Orchestra. Hats off to Vinay! Read the announcement here

Ben Berke

The Providence Journal announces that Brown Arts Initiative inaugural professor of the practice RaMell Ross has received one of three $25,000 Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowships, administered by the Rhode Island Foundation. Congratulations, RaMell! Here's the article.

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