Kate Weare Company : Artists

Brian Jones, Lighting Designer

Brian Jones has developed a close collaborative relationship with Kate Weare through works including Dark Lark (2013), The Light Has Not The Arms to Carry Us (revived 2012), Garden (2012), Bright Land (2011), Lean-to (2009), Bridge of Sighs (2008), Drop Down (2007) and rep works. Other dance works with Amy Seiwert (Under Covers, Dear Ms. Cline, Requiem, Slow Ride), Larry Keigwin (Caffeinated), Charlotte Boye-Christensen (Walls), Misnomer Dance Theater, others. His lighting has premiered at New York City Center’s Fall For Dance Festival, The Joyce Theater and The Joyce Soho, as well as Jacob’s Pillow (Massachusetts), Washington Ballet (DC) and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco). New York Theater: Perfect Harmony (Acorn), Mother (Wild Project), The Actor’s Rap (Baruch Performing Arts), Like Love(NYMTF). Regional theater: Northern Stage (VT), Hudson Valley Shakespeare (NY), Stoneham Theater (MA), Actors Theater of San Francisco (CA). MFA from NYU/Tisch School of the Arts; Member United Scenic Artists.

Current Dancers

  • Douglas Gillespie, Guest Artist
  • Julian De Leon, Dancer and Rehearsal Director
  • Nicole Vaughan-Diaz, Dancer
  • Ryan Rouland Smith, Dancer
  • Kayla Farrish, Dancer
  • Thryn Saxon, Dancer
  • Current Collaborators

  • Sarah Cubbage, Costume Designer
  • Mike Faba, Lighting Designer
  • Curtis Robert Macdonald, Composer
  • Clifford Ross, Set Designer and Fabric Imagery
  • Kurt Perschke, Set Designer
  • Past Collaborators

  • Michael Hearst of One Ring Zero, Composer
  • The Crooked Jades, Composer
  • Michel Galante of Argento Chamber Ensemble, Composer
  • Christopher Lancaster, Composer
  • Brian Jones, Lighting Designer
  • Past Dancers

  • Leslie Kraus, Dancer
  • T.J. Spaur, Dancer
  • Adrian Clark, Founding Dancer
  • Luke Murphy, Dancer Emeritus
  • Jacquelyn Elder, Dancer Emeritus
  • Marlena Penney Oden, Dancer Emeritus
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