Joel Brown

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Joel Brown is a dancer and singer/songwriter from the United States. He is a former dancer with AXIS Dance Company in Oakland, California from 2012-2014.

He grew up learning dance and gymnastics from his dancer-mother and gymnast-father. He has produced two solo music albums, “From the Dance Studio” and “In Retrospect” as well as created music for his dancer/choreographer-brother, Graham Brown’s dance-theatre pieces “Apple Falling” and “You”.

Joel has performed work and collaborated with choreographers such as Yvonne Rainer, Marc Brew, Alex Ketley, Victoria Marks, Amy Seiwert, Sonja Delwaide, Sonsherèe Giles, Sebastian Grubb and Graham Brown. He has toured extensively throughout the United States and internationally in Russia, the United Kingdom and Sweden. Joel performed as a guest artist with AXIS on FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance in 2012. Joel was nominated for an Isadora Duncan Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Performance for AXIS’s 2013 home season performance.