ABOUT

Brittany is a recent graduate of the University of British Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism.

While at UBC, Brittany’s research into digital arts criticism was funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.She was also a research assistant in the field of social media analysis, a teaching assistant for Journalism 100 New Media and Society, and co-hosted and co-produced Arts on Air, a radio show all about UBC’s Faculty of Arts.

As a journalist, Brittany is moving into telling arts and culture stories via audio and video. Her experience to date has been predominantly in writing for print and web. She is a regular contributor to The Dance Current magazine and spent the summer of 2016 working for CBC Radio and the Georgia Straight.

 

As an independent dance artist, Brittany has worked and collaborated with Tracey Norman, Yvonne Ng, Dan Wild, Sky Fairchild-Waller, Susan Kendal, Shannon Litzenberger, Kate Hilliard, Susan Cash, Colleen Snell, Aviva Fleising for Tziporah Productions, Thomas & Guinevere (Thom Sokoloski and Jenny-Anne McCowan) on performance installations, Darcey Callison on a Bravo!FACT film, Peggy Baker in move (Nuit Blanche 2009) and with filmmaker Francis Luta.

As a choreographer, Brittany premiered she.d, a solo with musician Kailyn Winick and dance artists Susan Kendal and Sky Fairchild-Waller at NextFest in Edmonton, June 2014. Brittany choreographed and performed in the dancefilm Hooked, produced by Peter Harvey, at POWERHAUS: Assemblage vol. 2, 2013 in Toronto, September 2013. She has created for the McMaster University Dance Company and for The Creative Republic. Brittany has collaborated with artist Susan Kendal on their solo mountain girl – performed by Brittany in Barrie’s Winterfest 2014, Toronto’s D2D Festival 2011, for a fundraiser in Halifax and in Toronto’s Lab Cab Festival 2010 – and on their 2011 Toronto Fringe Festival show Scienceography, along with fellow dancer and choreographer Krista Posyniak.

 

Brittany graduated from York University with Honours from the Bachelor of Fine Arts program in Dance in 2009.

Brittany is a member of the Canadian Dance Assembly, the Canadian Society for Dance Studies, the Communications Workers of America, and the Dancer Transition Resource Centre.

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