The Joyce Professional Class Series Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE

Jan 20, 2023, 12:00 pm1:30 pm EST



Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE with Ronald K. Brown and Arcell Cabuag


Gibney is proud to partner with The Joyce Theater to offer a series of public Professional Classes. Take class and learn repertory with artists performing at The Joyce this season!

All ages are welcome, and no previous dance experience is required to join Ronald K. Brown (Founder/Artistic Director) and Arcell Cabuag (Associate Artistic Director/Dancer) as this dynamic duo lead you in a class using the
influences from the western modern dance, as well as traditional social dances from West Africa, the Caribbean, and the U.S. Discover your body’s true alignment and the introduction of the various dance techniques that are incorporated in the vocabulary of Ronald K. Brown/ EVIDENCE, A Dance Company direct from its source!


Founded by Ronald K. Brown in 1985 and based in Brooklyn, New York, EVIDENCE, A Dance Company focuses on the seamless integration of traditional African dance with contemporary choreography and spoken word. Through work, EVIDENCE provides a unique view of human struggles, tragedies, and triumphs. Brown uses movement as a way to reinforce the importance of community in African American culture and to acquaint audiences with the beauty of traditional African forms and rhythms. He is an advocate for the growth of the African American dance community and is instrumental in encouraging young dancers to choreograph and to develop careers in dance.

Learn more about Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE here.

About Ronald K. Brown

Artistic Director Ronald K. Brown founded Brooklyn-based EVIDENCE, A Dance Company in 1985. Brown has set works on Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ailey II, Cleo Parker Robinson Ensemble, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, Jennifer Muller/The Works, Jeune Ballet d’Afrique Noire, Ko-Thi Dance Company, Philadanco, Muntu Dance Theater of Chicago, Ballet Hispanico, Malpaso Dance Company, and TU Dance. Brown’s work incorporates modern dance, Senegalese Sabar and other West African movement vocabularies, Afro-Caribbean dance, and contemporary urban dance from around the world. He has received numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Bessie Award, a Black Theater Alliance Award, and an Audelco Award for the choreography of Regina Taylor’s musical Crowns. He has also been a guest artist at The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance at CalArts.

See Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE at The Joyce Theater January 17-22.

About Gibney’s Education Program

Through the cultivation of an inclusive and positive space, our offerings make space for exploration, risk-taking, personal and artistic growth, connection, and fun. It is our priority to listen to and support our community and to empower the future leaders of the field. Learn more.

Photo credits: EVIDENCE in The Equality of Night and Day. Photo by Quinn B Wharton