Upcoming Performances

divisions the empire has sown

pateldanceworks in partnership with Finnish Hall presents a new immersive theater work

November 16 & 17, 7pm

Finnish Hall

1970 Chestnut Street, Berkeley

Free, Reservation requested

Works in the Work

Duet choreographed by Amelia Nommensen 

Sunday, November 24, 7:30pm

Western Sky Studio
2525 Eighth Street #13A
Berkeley, CA 94710
Wheelchair Accessible

Tickets are $10 at the door

Recent Performances


Chelsea performed in this opera with West Edge Opera, choreographed by KJ Dahlaw. Earlier studies of this work were performed at the Joe Goode Annex in the West Wave Festival. 


Chelsea is performing in this evening-length work about the ocean, directed by Amelia Nommensen.


Chelsea is performing as a member of Cat Call Choir. Nevertheless is an evening-length performance that surveys the field of gender-based harassment from the subtle to the violent, in a marriage of song and dance, comedy and horror. This project is a collaboration between social justice performance group, Cat Call Choir, and contemporary dance company, ka·nei·see collective.View the trailer for this performance here. Performed in 2018 & 2019.

There Are Stars

Chelsea performed this second version of a solo that premiered in September 2017, at Shawl-Anderson Dance Center in October 2018. Video here.


Chelsea Boyd Brown & Collaborators performed this abstract, original work at the LEVYsalon in San Francisco in October 2018. Video here.

Social Movement

Chelsea performed with Molly Rose-Williams & Co. in this evening-length, improvisation based dance performance in November 2018. Choreographed by Molly Rose-Williams, performed at Shawl-Anderson Dance Center.

all the things we'll never be

Chelsea performed with pateldanceworks at SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts in December 2018. 


Alumni commission recipient for the Clarice Smith Performing Art Center's NextNOW Festival. Chelsea Boyd Brown & Collaborators is performed the premiere of bio·mimic·cry in September 2018. Video here.

Bodies of Water // Invasive Species

Chelsea Boyd Brown & Collaborators performed at SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts in San Francisco, August 2018 RAW Artist Residency. Video here.


Concurso de Coreografia, 4x4 TJ Night

Choreographed and performed with Molly Rose-Williams and Jesse Wiener in the semifinals of 4x4 in Tijuana, MX in April 2018. Video here


Choreographed and performed with Molly Rose-Williams and Jesse Wiener at the Albany Bulb on the San Francisco Bay in March 2018. Video here.

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