B. Dunn Movement
B. Dunn Movement/Dance and Theatre Company is a performance art collective based in Los Angeles, California. We create performance based work that reveals the universal spirit of our humanity. Through diverse art forms, we investigate the intersectionality of race, gender and identity that impact our human experiences.
- Los Angeles, CA 91605
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Brigette Dunn-Korpela is the artistic director of the B. Dunn Movement/Dance and Theatre Company, dance educator, choreographer and performing artist. Her educational credentials include an MFA in choreography from the California Institute of the Arts Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance and a B.A. in dance from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Currently, Ms. Dunn-Korpela holds a position as Assistant Professor of Dance in the department of Kinesiology at California State University, Northridge. She is an innovative artist who explores new approaches towards authentic and creative self expression. Ms. Dunn-Korpela’s performance career includes a position as the female dance captain and dancer swing with the 1st National U.S. Tour of Walt Disney’s The Lion King (2001-2010). She was a dancer for the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble (1996-2000) where she has appeared in venues as the Kennedy Center (Washington D.C.), Brooklyn Academy of Music (NY), NJPAC (NJ), Aaron Davis Hall (NY), Guggenheim Museum (NY) and the Gomhouria Theatre of the Cairo Opera House, Egypt to name a few. Her memberships include the National Dance Education Organization, International Association of Blacks in Dance, Actor’s Equity Association and Yoga Alliance. Brigette is currently on the Board for the Boston Arts Academy STEAM LAB. Additionally, Ms. Dunn-Korpela is an experienced registered yoga teacher (E-RYT 200 hours) in the style of Vinyasa yoga. She teaches dynamic and fluid yoga classes throughout the L.A. area.