BRANDYE LEE

BRANDYE LEE

WASHINGTON, DC

BRANDYE LEE is the co-founder of B2 Movement for Change, a dancer, teacher, and choreographer. For several years, she was a featured dancer in the national Gazelle Tour of Disney’s Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, “The Lion King.” In addition to performing, she served as the company’s Outreach Coordinator, tailoring special “behind-the-scenes” events for diverse audiences throughout the country. Ms. Lee graduated from Sidwell Friends School and Jones-Haywood School of Ballet in Washington DC, and subsequently earned a degree (cum laude) in economics and Afro-American studies from Smith College. Upon successful completion of her degree, she spent three seasons as a dancer with Ailey II, the second company of cultural ambassador, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. During her tenure, she served as Ballet Instructor for the acclaimed AileyCamp in Kansas City, Kansas. It is through teaching that she enjoys giving back a portion of which she learned as a scholarship student at Jones-Haywood, Dance Theater of Harlem, The Ailey School, and through international exposure at Rosella Hightower Centre de Danse Internationale (Cannes, France). Ms. Lee joined Collage Dance Collective in 2011.