The Peabody Post

Brinae Ali Commissioned by United Women in Faith

Brinae Ali in a light blue/green dress and tap shoes performs in a dark empty roomDance faculty Brinae Ali created a short video for which she set text by minister Anna Blaedel, Executive Director or the University of Iowa Wesley Foundation, to Ali’s original music and choreography and featuring improvisation solos by Peabody dance students Ui-Seng François, Taylor Knighton, and Leah Carpenter. Ali was commissioned to create the video piece by the United Women in Faith for its leadership conference. Peabody professor Wendel Patrick recorded/mixed the audio portion of the video.