Spring 2014 BC Beat Choreographers
RICK & JEFF KUPERMAN
Rick and Jeff are a directing and choreography team for stage and screen. Their latest film, Rules of the Game, premiered at the Film Society of Lincoln Center and will screen as part of the Short Film Corner at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. Other award-winning films have been screened across Europe and North & South America.
Their theater and dance works have been seen across New York City at venues including: Ars Nova, HERE Arts Center, the Ailey Citigroup Theater, Steps on Broadway, Dixon Place, The Living Theatre, NY Fringe, and Symphony Space. Recent directing credits include Roll! (Ars Nova), The 39 Steps (PST), and Dispossessed (HERE). Recent choreography credits include The Light Princess (American Repertory Theater), My Machine is Powered by Clocks (New Ohio), and Tit for Tat (Ailey Citigroup/White Wave). Recent music video choreography and appearances include “Safe and Sound” (Capital Cities) and “Sci-Fi Queen” (Evolver). As dancers, they have worked with choreographers Alison Chase (founding artistic director, Pilobolus), Cherice Barton (B'way: Spider-Man), Benoit-Swan Pouffer (Cedar Lake), and Josh Prince (B’way: Shrek, Beautiful: The Carol King Musical). They have danced the works of Alvin Ailey, Twyla Tharp, Larry Keigwin, Susan Marshall, and Sean Curran, and have appeared in films and commercials produced by MTV, YTV, Bravo!, and MuchMusic. The brothers are recent graduates of Harvard and Princeton, respectively. kupermanbrothers.com