Camille A. Brown: How Can We Tap Into Our Creative Expression Through Dance? For Camille A. Brown, choreography unlocked a new way to understand her power as a dancer. She explains how social dance — and its origins — have allowed her to celebrate her creative identity.

Camille A. Brown: How Can We Tap Into Our Creative Expression Through Dance?

Camille A. Brown: How Can We Tap Into Our Creative Expression Through Dance?

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Part 1 of TED Radio Hour Episode The Artist's Voice

For Camille A. Brown, choreography unlocked a new way to understand her power as a dancer. She explains how social dance — and its origins — have allowed her to celebrate her creative identity.

About Camille A. Brown

Camille A. Brown is a dancer and choreographer, who has worked on award-winning productions of Once On This Island, Jesus Christ Superstar Live on NBC and A Streetcar Named Desire, among others.

She is also the founder of Camille A. Brown & Dancers (CABD) that tours nationally and internationally. Her team has worked on productions of Mr. TOL E. RAncE and BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play, as well as community engagement initiatives incorporating social dance.

Brown received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

This segment of TED Radio Hour was produced by Katie Monteleone and edited by Sanaz Meshkinpour. You can follow us on Twitter @TEDRadioHour and email us at TEDRadio@npr.org.