Brad Beakes is a New York City based dance artist originally from Glendora, California and a graduate of California State University, Fullerton. In his performance career, Beakes has been honored to dance with the Limón Dance Company (2016-2017), Ririe-Woodbury Dance Compan (2011-2016), Nikolais Dance Theatre (2011-2018), Keith Johnson/Dancers, NOW-ID, and BARE Dance Company, among other collaborators. He has been a performer, teacher, and administrator
with Doug Varone and Dancers since 2017. Beakes has had the pleasure of teaching with the New York City Department of Education, Limón Institute, Dance International Program of Japan, Manhattanville College, and SUNY Purchase College. He is currently creating with friend and collaborator Thryn Saxon.