Meet Olivia Jenna Brown

Dance Teaching Artist

Olivia Jenna Brown is a dancer/choreographer and dance educator who loves sharing the joy of movement with students of all ages. Originally from NYC, Olivia trained at the acclaimed Alvin Ailey School, where she studied Ballet, Graham, Horton, Jazz, and Limon techniques. She holds a BA in Dance from Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College, from which she graduated summa cum laude in 2019. Through Hunter College, Olivia performed works by esteemed choreographers such as Doug Varone, Vicky Shick, and Monica Bill Barnes. Olivia’s pedagogy is informed by recent studies in movement development with the Laban Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies, as well as by Anne Green Gilbert’s BrainDance method. In her dance teaching, Olivia aims to foster integrated neuromotor development in her students, and empowers children ages 3-9 to express themselves creatively through movement.