Isabel Brandt is a recent graduate of The Ohio State University with a BFA in Dance. During her undergraduate career, she performed notable works and pursued several research projects exploring the process of dance archiving and reconstruction. As a result, she presented her research abroad to an international community of dance archivists and researchers at the conferences of the International Council of Traditional Music and the International Council of Kinetography Laban. In between her studies, Isabel also supported the educational programming and arts administration work of BalletMet as an intern. With a passion for dance education, preservation, and engagement, Isabel is excited to work with DanceATL, further her arts administration knowledge and experience, and support the dance community of Atlanta.
Tai Livingston, an Atlanta native, is completing her Senior year at Spelman College, majoring in Dance Performance & Choreography and Film & Visual Culture. After she graduates this May with her Bachelor of Arts, Tai looks forward to writing and producing her first feature-length dance film and eventually pursuing her MFA in Screenwriting and Cinema Studies. Through filmmaking and generating Dance, Tai’s ultimate goal as an artist is to work towards understanding, exploring, and recontextualizing Blackness, Black Dance, and Black Spirituality for herself and the people in the communities she occupies.