Mayfield Brooks is currently improvising while black in brooklyn, new york. mayfield is a movement-based performance artist, vocalist, urban farmer, teacher, and writer. they have studied contemporary dance with ‘the school for new dance’ (SNDO) in amsterdam, as well as the ‘moving on center in oakland, ca. and holds a MFA in 'interdisciplinary performance' from uc davis, and a masters in 'performance studies' from northwestern university. In 2018 mayfield was a wow/uny artist-in-residence at governors island nyc, in 2019 they were a dance and process (dap) artist at the kitchen, nyc and is currently the artist-in-residence at ‘movement research nyc’. mayfield has performed and taught around the world. workshop & performance venues this year included: south africa, croatia, sedona, phoenix, san diego, los angeles, san francisco, seattle, vashon and waldron islands, western massachusetts and new york city.