Beatrice Capote

Beatrice Capote is a Cuban American professional contemporary dancer/choreo­grapher/teacher. She trained at the Alvin American Dance Center and has performed for prestigious choreographers such as Matthew Rushing, Darrell Moultrie, Anto­nio Brown, INSPIRIT – a dance company, the Wells Performance Project, Areytos Performance Works, and A.I.M by Kyle Abraham. She received her AA from University of North Carolina School of the Arts and her BA/MFA from Montclair State University, focusing on Afro-Cuban dance forms. Capote’s choreography uses con­tem­po­rary and Afro-Cuban dance language to define her movement while highlighting Afro-Cuban narratives. She has developed the solo choreographic works Reyita, The Life of a Black Cuban Woman in the Twentieth Century and her most recent Yemaya: Rebirthing to Existence. Capote is an associate professor at Indiana University and is in her seventh season with Camille A. Brown & Dancers.