In preparation for locus plot, we wanted to get to know each of our fabulous dancers a little bit more. First up is Ric Brown. Ric’s repertoire with Peggy Baker Dance Projects includes move, Night Garden, Piano/Quartet, Split Screen Stereophonic, stone leaf shell skin, and land / body / breath.
PBDP: On your way to rehearsal, what are you listening to?
RB: On my iPod I flip from, Linda Ronstadt: Greatest Hits vol.2, Duffy: Rockferry, Cyndi Lauper: She’s So Unusual, Kim Stockwood: 12 Years Old, Susan Boyle: Someone to Watch Over Me, Lady Antebellum: Need You Now, Gwen Stefani: Love Angel Music Baby
Do you have any pets?
No pets, love dogs.
What’s your favourite snack?
Addicted to Lays plain potato chips.
Where are you from originally?
I was born in Sarnia Ontario, grew up in Wallaceburg Ontario, parents still live in same house I grew up in.
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
I love living in Toronto, always wanted to be a part of the Stratford Festival doing Shakespeare so I would love to live there. Also I lived in New York for a summer and would definitely live there again.
What would be the title of your biography?
Biography, Just Ric, (cuz I dropped the Hard)
Which actor would play you in a movie?
Daniel Craig, because I love him!!!!
What’s the last thing you tried to DIY?
Re-covered 2 chair seats.
Tell us about your first dance class.
Took jazz in London Ontario in a studio in the basement of an old Biway store. music for going across the floor was Rhythm is a Dancer.
Seeing as this is a show influenced by math – a math question! What is the square root of pi?
Square root is 1.77 blah blah blah, there is no end. Actually wanted to be a math teacher until I took my first theatre class in grade 10, then I wanted to be an actor doing Shakespeare!!!!