BROWN ARTS INITIATIVE AND PERFORMA LAUNCH NEW COLLABORATION WITH CO-COMMISSION OF A WORK BY KELLY NIPPER FOR PERFORMA 17 IN NEW YORK CITY

Artist Kelly Nipper and MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab will develop the project with students at Brown University to premiere at Performa 17 Biennial, November 1‒19, 2017

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.

BROWN ARTS INITIATIVE ANNOUNCES SPRING 2017 GRANTS TOTALING $81,400

BAI grant programs support public presentation, artists-in-residence, and research and development projects in the arts

Providence, RI…The Brown Arts Initiative (BAI) announced today that grants totaling $81,400 were awarded to 19 faculty, postdoctoral fellows and professional staff at Brown University in support of artistic production, presentation and research.

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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