Bernard Brown 

Assistant Professor — Modern/Contemporary Dance, Jazz Technique, African-Carribean, Choreography, Dance Cultures of America
(916) 278-6368  / e-mail: bernard.brown@csus.edu 

Bernard Brown (Assistant Director and Choreographer) is a choreographer, performer, and educator. Mr. Brown's choreography has been presented at Royce Hall, REDCAT, the Fowler Museum, Japanese American National Museum, Highways Performance Space, HomeLA, Southern Methodist University, and Nate Holden Performing Arts Center.  He has choreographed Scott Joplin's opera, "Treemonisha" for Skylark Opera. Bernard has performed with Lula Washington Dance Theatre, Jazz Antiqua, TU Dance, Shapiro & Smith Dance, and Doug Elkins Dance Company. He performed with Mikhail Baryshnikov in Robert Wilson’s Letter to a Man, choreographed by Lucinda Childs. Bernard has also worked with Donald McKayle, David Rousseve, Rennie Harris, Vincent Patterson, Lea Anderson, Rudy Perez, Tamica Washington-Miller, Ann Carlson, Christopher Huggins, among others. His work “Champion” was presented at the launch of the Institute on Inequality and Democracy at UCLA Luskin in 2016. Mr. Brown was published in the inaugural edition of Dancer-Citizen, peer-reviewed dance journal, in November 2015. His work as an activist was featured in the Los Angeles Times. He is also recipient of the Westfield Emerging Artist Award in 2016, and the Lester Horton Award in 2017. He received his MFA in Dance from UCLA. Mr. Brown is the recently appointed Assistant Professor of Dance at California State University, Sacramento. The LA Times has called him "...the incomparable Bernard Brown..."