HILARY BROWN is a New York City based choreographer and performer, originally from Toronto, Canada. Brown graduated from École de danse contemporaine de Montréal, and has since participated in projects with dance and visual artists including Bouchra Ouizguen, Jillian Peña, Melissa Riker, Doug Elkins, Linda Tegg and Candice Breitz. In 2013 she co-founded the performance collective, Same As Sister with Briana Brown-Tipley. Their cross-disciplinary works/commissions have been presented at La MaMa Experimental Theater Club (AUNTS @ La MaMa Moves!), Danspace Project (Platform 2018), Centre d'Art Marnay Art Centre (2017 Artist Program Residents), Movement Research and Bailout Theater at Judson Memorial Church, BRIC Arts | Media House (2015 BRIClab Residents) and New York Live Arts (2014-15 Fresh Tracks Residents), among other venues. S.A.S. were also the recipients of a Foundation for Contemporary Arts 2017 Emergency Grant. Brown recently formed HB² PROJECTS, a platform to expand her collaborations in performance. Her first partnership was with composer/drummer, Lamy Istrefi Jr. through Exploring the Metropolis’ 2017-18 Choreographer + Composer Residencies.
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