Brigette Cormier is a dance artist and educator, and artistic director of Brigette Cormier Dance Company (BC Dance Co.) based in Miami, FL. She received her Bachelor in Fine Arts (BFA) Degree in dance from the New World School of the Arts College in 2011 and founded BC Dance Co. soon after. Brigette’s dance training includes extensive study of the classical and neoclassical ballet techniques and she has trained in modern dance with the renowned faculty of the New World School of the Arts, Martha Graham Dance Company, and the Jose Limon Dance Company. She has danced professionally with Brigid Baker Whole Project, Peter London Global Dance Company, and Pioneer Winter Collective. Brigette is currently an artist-in-residence at Miami Light Project (MLP), commissioned to create a new work for MLP’s Here & Now: 2017 to be premiered in May 2017 at the Light Box at Goldman Warehouse in Wynwood Miami. As a dance educator, she is currently a resident dance teaching artist with Arts for Learning and a Barre Master Teacher at Barre Motion.
Brigette co-founded Love Stead Arts/ 276 Arts Studio in Wynwood in 2011, a multidisciplinary studio and gallery, where she curated gallery shows and created her dance company. In 2013 she began a 3-year choreographic residency at the Rift Blackbox Theater, where she premiered two full length self-produced contemporary ballets with her dance company there to-date, “Joan the Ballet” (2014) and “TV NO” (2016) and the dance film “The Renegades” (2015). In the Summer of 2016 Brigette was in choreographic residency with Shift Dance Art & Media, she was commissioned to create an original ensemble work on the NYC based dance company. Other recent commissions include presenting her original work and creating and performing choreography in collaboration with composers for Compositum Musicae Novae (CMN); as well she has created dances for MiamiArtZine, Daniel Lewis Miami Dance Sampler, Florida Dance Teacher’s Association, Miami Dade College, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of America, Micro Mobile Theater, MiamiArtZine, and more.