PRLog - March 5, 2014 - COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Brown Dance Project (The BDP) Announces the Launch of an Online Book Project Supporting the HIV Education Dance MODULE (2013), Receives Funding for A New HIV Education Dance Residency, and Names Johnnie R. Kornegay, III Managing Director
Columbus, OH - The BDP is thrilled to announce the launch of a website to support MODULE (2013), an HIV prevention modern dance, choreographed by The BDP Founder and The Ohio State University dance faculty, Rodney A. Brown. Education Options in Dance Composition:
The BDP also named Johnnie R. Kornegay, III as its Managing Director. Mr. Kornegay has worked closely with The BDP on many projects over several years, and brings with him a background in art, business, human resources, and graphic design. Mr. Kornegay is from Chester, PA, and has worked for such notable companies as Independence Blue Cross and Borders Books in a variety of roles. He will focus on the day to day business dealings of The BDP.
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About The Brown Dance Project
A creative-research lab, The Brown Dance Project translates histories through dance-making and other forms and is committed to making intentional connections between art, performance and education. Comprising a fluid roster of professional dancer artists and other performers, The BDP has the unique ability to operate as many or 1, traveling as its Artistic Director creates work.
About Rodney A. Brown
Rodney A. Brown, The BDP founder/director is Assistant Professor of Dance at The Ohio State University and Chair of the Dance faculty in residence at The Kentucky Governors’ School for the Arts, in Lexington. Brown had been Artistic Director of Dance at Santa Fe College in Florida, from 2009 until the time of his appointment at Ohio State in 2012. Brown’s research has been connecting art, performance, HIV/AIDS and education with choreography. Brown’s choreographies have been presented in South Africa, Europe, China in 2014, and nationally by dance company and community organizations earning commendations and support from AIDS Resource Center Ohio, OhioDance, Midwest Regional Alternative Dance Festival (RADfest), National Society of Arts and Letters (NSAL), College and University programs, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, among other entities.
Prof. Brown has received the Provost’s Teaching and Learning Excellence Award (Santa Fe College), Silver Cup for choreography (Alambradodanza Firenze Concorso Coreografico)
Rodney A. Brown
Johnnie R. Kornegay, III