HIS STORY

"With a distinct musicality, Kristopher Estes-Brown seeks to create an entire experience for the audience and dancers. Through intelligent use of space and compelling movement, he approaches each work with a unique sensitivity. His creations are wildly imaginative and highly designed with an ever apparent sincerity behind each movement."

—  Audra Sokol, BSDT Director

With a strong desire to create in multiple idioms, Kristopher Estes-Brown has choreographed more than 80 pieces ranging from full-length story ballets to modern and contemporary repertory pieces. He has worked with dancers from companies such as Milwaukee Ballet, Colorado Ballet, BalletMet, Kansas City Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, Sacramento Ballet, and Oakland Ballet. Kristopher's works have been performed at numerous dance festivals and workshops, and he has had the honor of guest choreographing for Milwaukee Ballet II, Arova Contemporary Ballet, Missouri Contemporary Ballet, Lake Arts Dance Project, Ball State Dance Theater, Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Company, and Classical Contemporary Ballet.

 

In 2014, Kristopher Estes-Brown founded Concept Zero, a contemporary dance theater project. Concept Zero focuses on the creation of full- length dance theater pieces and social commentary. Inside this creative vessel, Kristopher honed his stagecraft and music composition skills in order to produce highly designed works. His new work evening-length production, Alibi, premieres July 5th, 2019 at the Polsky Theater.

 

Estes-Brown performed professionally with Milwaukee Ballet, Eugene Ballet/Ballet Idaho, and Sacramento Ballet. He is also currently the co-Artistic Director of the American Youth Ballet and the co-founder of the choreography creation project known as Solstice Dance Project in his hometown of Kansas City.