The Red Line

Choreography: Tadej Brdnik

Music: Kinan Azmeh

Lighting: Barry Steele

Costumes: Tyler Holland

First Performance: 2019, Schimmel Center

Run Time: 20 minutes


About the Choreographer

Tadej Brdnik, Photo Credit: COSTAS

Tadej Brdnik is a former principal dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company. He began his career in Slovenian and moved to the United States after receiving a full scholarship to the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance in 1993, sponsored by actor Gregory Peck. After three years with the school, he joined the Martha Graham Dance Company in 1996. Tadej has danced and taught with Battery Dance since 1998 and has performed with Robert Wilson, David Gordon,  and Baryshnikov’s White Oak Dance Project, among many others. Tadej served as Program Director for Accelerate and Extension Programs at the Martha Graham Dance Company and was a Performer in Transition Fellow in Arts Management at the BAM Professional Development Program in partnership with the DeVos Institute of Arts Management. He currently serves on the faculty of Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School for the Arts in New York City.

Tadej is a recipient of the 1993 Benetton Dance Award and the 2003 Eugene Loring Award.