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Vinson Fraley
Saturday, August 13, 2022
4:30PM—5:00PM EDT
The beach at Fisherman's Path, Fire Island Pines, NY 11782
Vinson Fraley was born in Statesville, North Carolina and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. Fraley received his BFA in dance from NYU Tisch in 2015. During his final year of college he became a member of Kyle Abraham’s A.I.M (Abraham.In.Motion) and later joined the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company in 2017. He was a part of Damien Jalet and Kohei Nawa’s latest production Planet [wanderer] which premiered at the Théâtre National de Chaillot and is currently working alongside international choreographer Bobbi Jene Smith and the American Modern Opera Company on a new creation. Vinson presented a duet he created for himself and Sara Mearns at the Joyce Theatre, and in April he also premiered a new work as one of Harlem Stage’s emerging artists. This past summer he debuted What Holds Us Together at The Watermill Center alongside his brother, presenting that work again at Fusebox Festival in Austin, Texas. Vinson’s choreography and movement direction have been seen in videos by Calvin Klein, Burberry, Serpentwithfeet, Vogue, Nike, and Pattern Beauty. Vinson contributed an original music composition for the Bill T. Jones/ Arnie Zane Company’s work titled Afterwardsness. His work has been written about and featured in various publications including The New York Times, Interview Magazine, has appeared on the cover of V Magazine, I-d Magazine, Highsnobiety, Document Journal, Dance Magazine, etc.