Brittany Engel-Adams

works at the intersection of dance and technology


Brittany Engel-Adams is a new media artist whose work intersects at the junction of dance and technology. Her work is typically live, and uses online data and software to consider the role of bodies in our collective future. Brittany holds a Master's degree from The University of the Arts' School of Dance Program – at The (ICI) Institute Chorégraphique International – CCN Montpellier – Occitanie / Pyrénées Méditerranée (FR). Her work was presented at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac (FR), Symphony Space (NY), Works & Process – The Guggenheim Museum (NY), Movement Research Performance Journal (Issue 55), New Media Caucus ‘Future Bodies’ Symposium at Virginia Tech (VA), among others. As a dancer Brittany worked for Yvonne Rainer, Pam Tanowitz, Annie-B Parson, Moriah Evans, Donna Uchizono, Netta Yerushalmy, Stefanie Batten Bland, Ailey II, among others. She performed across disciplines for projects like Sleep No More (immersive theater); The White Album (multimedia theater) directed by Lars Jan; 10019 (site-specific performance) choreographed by Naomi Goldberg Haas. Brittany is a co-star in the HBO television series ‘Boardwalk Empire’ and is featured in the film ‘Chiraq’ directed by Spike Lee. She served on the faculty at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. Brittany is a 2023 artist in residence at Harvestworks (Technology, Engineering, Art and Music Lab).