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Saturday, April 20th

 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

The Dance Institute of Washington

 3400 14th Street NW

THE PREVIEW is a curated informal showing presented by The Creative Space to invite audiences into the creative process of a choreographic work.  As an audience member, you will have the opportunity to provide written and digital feedback about their work. All works being presented are works-in-process being developed and reimagined for future premieres. At the conclusion of The Preview, choreographers will receive all written and digital feedback from audience members concerning their individual work. 

Complimentary lite bites will be provided during intermission and post showing.

FEATURED ARTIST

SANCHEL BROWN

NUBIENNE PRODUCTIONS

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Sanchel Brown, an internationally acclaimed dancer, choreographer, actress, and emcee from Baltimore, MD; is a luminary in the world of performing arts. Sanchel's talent has graced stages globally, including engagements in Senegal, West Africa, and the Philippines as a U.S. Department of State Cultural Ambassador.  Self-produced artist under her company Nubienne Productions, Sanchel has created her most seminal works Ode to Black Wombman, Home To Homeland and her most recent  musical Wheelz of Life © The Rollerskating Musical.

 

Her distinguished career boasts collaborations with industry geniuses such as Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Maria Bauman, Paloma Mcgregor, Jumatatu Poe, and David Brick. From her mesmerizing roles in Urban Bush Women's Chalabati and Batty Moves to her commanding presence in productions like Black Nativity and JAMAICA the Musical." Sachel’s performances leave an indelible mark on audiences worldwide with performance credits spanning Tierra Whack, Davido’s Coming to America Tour, TT the Artist, Bri Steves, and Theatre Horizon's Black Nativity for which she earned a Barrymore Award for her role as Mary.

 

Sanchel has crafted compelling works like Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls and Alice Walker’s The Color Purple.  Additionally, her work has been awarded, having earned a notable 2022 Broadway World Award for Best Choreography of a Musical for her work in Theatre in the X's and Yale University’s producitions of Dreamgirls.

 

Beyond the stage, Sanchel Brown is an educator, having held teaching engagements at notable insitutitions such as Gibney Dance Center, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, Dancing Grounds, New Freedom Theater, University City Arts League, Drexel University, University of the Arts, North Carolina Undergorund Dance, Dogtown Dance Theatre.

 

Her artistic lineage encompasses GermaineAcogny at L’Ecole De Sable in Senegal, West Africa, Baltimore House, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and Choreography from Virginia Commonwealth University.

SELECTED ARTISTS

MARCUS ISAIAH

ALL HAIL THE CREATIVES

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KAMALI HILL

THE CREATIVE SPACE

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LATEISHA MELVIN

THE ENSEMBLE DANCE COLLECTIVE

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SEITY SELYSE

INDEPENDENT ARTIST

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ALICIA RENE

INDEPENDENT ARTIST

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