Brittany Engel-Adams

is an artist working at the intersection of dance and technology.


photo: Adam Kremer
Yvonne Rainer's 'Mattress Dance' Performances
Reconstructed and reimagined in collaboration with Emily Coates
photo: BFA
Emily Coates – Ode to Oskar Schlemmer – reinterpreted
Performa Gala 2019
photo: BDF
Bates Dance Festival – Performances and Workshops
Horton Intensive and Performances of PM
photo: Ian Douglas
In Conversations with Merce – Performances NYU Skirball
Cunningham Centennial
photo: Eryc Perez de Tagle
Guggenheim Museum - Works & Process Performance
Designs by Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung/Choreography by Netta Yerushalmy
photo: Reed Hutchinson
The White Album – Performances at UCLA
Multimedia performance created by Lars Jan/Early Morning Opera.
photo: Maria Baranova
New York Live Arts – PM Performacnes
New York City Premiere of Paramodernities
photo: Paula Lobo
River To River Festival 2017 (Press)
Review of Paramodernities #3 at the Museum of the American Indian
photo: Andrew Spear
Jacobs Pillow – PM Performances
choreography by Netta Yerushalmy
photo: Julieta Cervantes
Donna Uchizono Company - Performances Joyce Quadrille 2018
March Under an Empty Reign
photo: Chris Cameron
Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography
Residency with Donna Uchizono Company
photo: Andrew Spear
ODC Performance (Press)
Review of PM #3&4 at ODC in San Francisco
photo: Hayim Heron
Open Space San Francisco MOMA (Press)
Review of PM #3&4
photo: Janelle Jones
Netta Yerushalmy residency at BAC
BAC story by Neil Greenberg
photo: Adam Golfer
New York Times instagram
Ny Times video of Madison Square Park residency
LMCC Gala 2017
Performance at the 2017 LMCC annual fundraising Downtown Dinner Gala
SNM photo
Sleep No more – Performances
New years eve performance at the McKittrick Hotel
photo: Orit Ben-Shitrit
EMPAC Dance Film
EMPAC commissioned film 'A ward of feral horses' directed by Orit Ben Shitrit
The Great Gatsby Movie Premiere
Performer at the Great Gatsby Movie Premiere at the Plaza Hotel in NYC
photo: Janelle Jones
Roger Williams University
Performance of PM #4 choreographed by Netta Yerushalmy
92nd Street Y
'Prospect Minds' by Dana Katz
HBO photo
HBO series Boardwalk Empire
co-star Season 4
photo: Talya Charef
Dances for a Variable Population
site-specific work in '10027' by Naomi Goldberg Hass
photo: Mark Millman
Harlem Stage Gatehouse
World Premiere of 'Patient(ce)' by Stefanie Batten Bland
photo: Julieta Cervantes
A Place of Sun
Performance and residency at Baryshnikov Arts Center choreography by Stefanie Batten Bland
photo: Eduardo Patino
Ailey II Dancer in Donald Byrds Shards
Alvin Ailey pressroom

Brittany Engel-Adams is an American Artist living in Downtown NYC. Her work is typically live, and uses online data and software, to address some of the urgent challenges that we face in the 21st century -- as a way to -- enhance the condition of our humanity for future generations to come. Engel-Adams 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 has been presented, among others, at the Guggenheim Museum, Symphony Space NY, Kumble Theater, Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater, and PS 26, and in Movement Research Performance Journal No. 55. / Throughout her performance career, Engel-Adams performed with renowned choreographers such as Syliva Waters of Ailey ll, Annie-B Parson and Paul Lazar of Big Dance Theater, Dana Katz, Donna Uchizono, Emily Coates, Moriah Evans, Netta Yerushalmy, Okwui Okpokwasili and Peter Born, Pat Birch, Pat Catterson, Pam Tanowitz, Stefanie Batten Bland, Yvonne Rainer, among others. Engel-Adams 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. She is a co-star in the HBO television series ‘Boardwalk Empire’ and is featured in the film ‘Chiraq’ directed by Spike Lee. Engel-Adams has taught at The Alvin Ailey School, American College Dance Association Conference, Broadway Dance Center, Brooklyn Ballet, Bates College, DanceWave College Fair, New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, 92nd Street Y, Joffrey Ballet, Steps on Broadway, among others. / Currently, Engel-Adams is working with Yvonne Rainer on a World Premiere Commission presented by New York Live Arts Theater, HELLZAPOPPIN’: What about the bees? Engel-Adams will present ‘BodyMouth’ alongside Kat Mustatea and Sidney San Martin at The Future Bodies Symposium. The Symposium features a constellation of new interdisciplinary research and practice in new media that considers the role of bodies, broadly conceived, in our collective future.

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