Company Members

BC Dance Co. Dance Artists

Amanda, Kerine, Megan, Jocelyn, and Jessie will be joining Brigette Cormier this season performing in her newest work. Learn more about these lovely and interesting dance artists in their bios below.

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Amanda Edwards, BC Dance Co. founding member most recently featured in TV NO and Brigette’s current work Millennia. Amanda is a dance artist and performer based in Miami, Florida. She received her AA in Dance Entertainment from Florida School of the Arts in 2011 under direction of Fredrick Bratcher, training extensively in the Martha Graham technique. She continued her training and received her BFA in Dance from the New World School of the Arts (NWSA) in Miami, FL on scholarship in 2014. At NWSA performed featured roles in Martha Graham repertory set by Denise Vale, Peter London, and Robert Battle. Amanda has been performing professionally with BC Dance Co. in Miami as a founding member since 2011.
Kerine Jean Pierre, featured in Brigette Cormier’s Millennia. Kerine is a Miami Based Dance Artist
Jocelyn Perez, featured in Brigette Cormier’s Millennia. Jocelyn is a freelance choreographer, dancer and teacher based in Miami, Florida. As a performer, she’s performed in collaborative processes in alternative spaces for Rodger Belman, Emily Johnson, Priscilla Marrero, Marissa Alma Nick and Hannah Schwadron; and she’s performed repertory works on proscenium stages by Talley Beatty, Gerri Houlihan, Bill T. Jones and Doug Varone. Certified by Autism Movement Therapy, she teaches dance to children on the autism spectrum disorder. Jocelyn earned an MFA in Dance with a concentration on Choreography from Florida State University and earned a BFA in Dance Performance from the University of South Florida.
Megan Carvajal, featured in Brigette Cormier’s Millennia. Megan received her M.F.A. in Dance with a concentration in choreography and performance from The Florida State University’s (FSU) School of Dance in 2016. She also received her B.S. degree in Environmental Science with a minor in Chemistry from FSU graduating Magna Cum Laude. Having grown up dancing, she became inspired to pursue her passion after working with Alex Ketley in 2013. Megan’s love for dance has led her to travel around the U.S. and the world, most recently performing Ketley’s Poem (Part 1) at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. and in Jocelyn Perez’s Embers, Quakes, & Echoes at the Chicago Fringe Festival. She hopes to continue a professional dance career and to make a difference in the world by continuing to choreograph pieces that resonate with themes about life.
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Jessica Birt, featured in Brigette Cormier’s TV NO. Jessie received her AS in dance from Florida School of the Arts under the training of Freddick Bratcher and received her BFA from Nwsa in 2015. While at Nwsa she was featured as the demi soloist in Martha Graham’s “Prelude to Action.” Most recently, Ms. Birt has had the pleasure of performing in Brigette Cormier’s mulitmedia work “TV NO”.  Jessie’s debut performance with BC Dance Co was in the original filming of “the Renegades” in 2015. Jessica continues to dance professionally with BC dance and Co.

 

For BC Dance Co. founder/director Brigette Cormier’s bio click here.


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