Listen With Your Eyes Dance Troupe was established in June 2019 in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Founder and Director Brandy Mimms is a professional Deaf dancer who started this company to bring diverse dancers with or without a hearing loss.

The company mission is Designed to Evolve Artistically and Freely by providing dance productions and education about social changes and Deaf awareness to increase public awareness of deaf issues, people, and culture. The company loves to dance and believe that it plays an important role in our culture and the lives of every person. Through the art of dance, we unify, uplift, educate, and provide a safe space and representation for both deaf and underrepresented communities. They are working tirelessly at this because they believe the power and beauty of dance are best when shared by all.

Listen With Your Eyes Dance Troupe made their first concert debut “Au Courant” on October 26, 2019, at the Southwest Community Center. They hosted their second concert “Au Courant” on December 8, 2019, at the Ron Robinson Theater. They recently performing the 2020 Bay Area International Deaf Dance Festival Virtual Showcase hosted by Antione Hunter, Founder, and Director for Urban Jazz Dance Company. They are currently working on their upcoming performances.

Meet the Company

Jahna Powell, Co Director
Ronesha Butler, Choreographer, Second Year
Donald M. Falls (Deaf Dancer), First Year
Chelsea Thompson, Choreographer, First Year
Ambra Nellon, First year
Marianna Hudson, First Year
LaDarius Doaks, Guest Dancer

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Dancers: Ronesha Butler and Brandy Mimms
Dancers Ronesha Butler and Brandy Mimms