Embedded deep inside of Visceral Roots is the love for artist collaboration & cultivation. We believe that with every creation there is technique to get you there. For every technique learned there is a story of perseverance. The depths of each story reveals the human qualities that make artists relatable. We honor every member of our collective and believe in the gifts they offer to the world. This is V.R. The Collective.

V.R. The Collective

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Carmen Gail

Company Artist

Carmen Gail is a Bay Area native and life long dancer. She has studied many forms of dancing such as Contemporary and Hip Hop. Carmen is a member of  The Golden State Warriors Harwood Classics Dance Team.

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Annie Aguilar

Company Artist, Doula

Annie Aguilar is a dancer, doula, and movement educator from the foothills of Grass Valley, California. She holds a B.A. in neuroscience from Middlebury College in Vermont.

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Brandy Mimms

Unique the Deaf Dancer

Brandy Mimms was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana and lived in Bryant, Arkansas. She is a Deaf dancer, choreographer, teacher, motivational speaker, the founder and director of Listen With Your Eyes Dance Troupe.She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance degree. Brandy's first choreographic work "Category 4" was presented at the American College Dance Association 2017 in Auburn, Alabama

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Patrick Secrease

Company Artist, Hip Hop Freestyle

As an Oakland native, Jeremie has always been surrounded by music, dance, and the arts. His passion for dancing came at a young age and even though never formally trained, he found solace in turf dancing.

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The Collective SF

Professional Dance Artists

The Collective SF is a dance project created by emerging artists in response to the complexities of living and working in the Bay Area. Inspired by the power of collaboration, our work brings audiences a fresh perspective on contemporary dance by promoting community, equity, and access for all artists. The Collective SF is a fiscally sponsored project of FACT/SF.

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The Collective SF

Contemporary Fusion Dance Co.

A. Spearman & Co. is a contemporary fusion dance company that was founded in 2012 by Artistic Director Andréa Spearman. All artists are trained in various fields of movement including ballet, jazz, hip hop, modern, and cultural dance. This company seeks to design and create unique vocabularies of performance. Explosive and varied, this company maintains it's loyalty to unusual collaborations.