Quilan “Cue” Arnold (MFA) is a movement artist based out of Union City, NJ, who uses his God-given gifts to create systems that advocate for the liberation of all people.
As a performer Quilan has been a member of companies such as Camille A. Brown and Dancers (NY), Rennie Harris Puremovement (PA), Netta Yerushalmy Dance Company (NY), Abby Z and the New Utility (NY), and Enzo Celli Vivo Ballet (NY).
Quilan is a 2022 Artist-in-Residence at Alvin Ailey School’s New Directions Choreography Lab. His most recent choreographic works, True Move: Quilan and Club KINGDOM, were presented at Green Space Theater (NY) and University of Texas- Austin, respectively, in 2022. Other choreographic commissions include Brigham-Young University (UT), Western Washington University (WA), and Hunter College (NY).
Quilan is the co-founder of the Street/Club Dance podcast, The Good Foot Podcast, executive director of the Street/Club Dance documentary, Build’N Shop, which is partially funded by the 2018 Ohio State Dance Preservation Grant; and co-founder of the online battle event, Dominate from a Distance.
As an educator Quilan has served numerous dance institutions by foregrounding the value of Street/Club Dance philosophy towards dance technique, U.S. history, antiracism, and more. A few of Quilan’s educational commissions include University of Texas- Austin’s (TX), Hunter College (NY), Marymount Manhattan College (NY), and Towson University (MD). Additionally, Quilan hosts an online Hip-Hop course, Get Groovy.