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Hilary Brown-Istrefi

HILARY BROWN-ISTREFI is a New York City based choreographer, performer, and arts administrator, originally from Toronto, Canada. She is a graduate of École de danse contemporaine de Montréal, and has since performed for international dance and visual artists including Bouchra Ouizguen, Jillian Peña, Doug Elkins, Linda Tegg, and Candice Breitz. In 2013 she co-founded the award-winning performance collective, Same As Sister (S.A.S.), with Briana Brown-Tipley. Based in Toronto and NYC, S.A.S. was initiated to make experimental narrative performance accessible to a diverse audience through collaborative and interdisciplinary practices. Brown-Istrefi formed HB² PROJECTS in 2017, as a choreographic platform to expand her collaborations in performance. For more info visit : sameassister.squarespace.com + hbsquaredprojects.com