Breton Tyner-Bryan

May 14, 2018

Breton Tyner-Bryan is an American born dancer, choreographer, director, and photographer, as well as a highly sought after teacher. She is the creator of and currently performing in Breton Follies, an evening length cabaret production featured in Dance Magazine. Breton is a commissioned Choreographic Artist in Residence at the Gallatin School of Individualized study NYU Fall 2016. Recently she choreographed the ballet section for the viral Hillary Flash Mob campaigns in NYC/North Carolina, and has directed and choreographed immersive instillations for The Foundry LIC and New York Fashion Week. Film/Television credits include The Knick (Cinemax) Steven Soderbergh, Studio City (VICE Media) Meredith Danluck, Manhattan Love Story (ABC) Celia Rowlson-Hall, TEST (Feature Film) Chris Mason Johnson, Stories from the Microchasm and PICO John Sanborn, along with a variety of independently produced short dance films. Breton has worked with Lorin Lattaro on Waitress(Broadway), the Public Theater’s Odyssey and Twelfth Night for Shakespeare in the Park, and Encore’s God Bless you, Mr. Rosewater. Theater credits include Dorothy Parker, How to Drink like a Lady Hattie Mae Williams, Greta in her own production of Un Tanguito Cualquiera. and numerous roles she has choreographed/performed in for McKittrick Follies of Sleep No More. Concert Dance credits include works by Marius Petipa, Kirk Peterson, Alonzo King, Robert Moses, Pontus Liedberg, Norbert De La Cruz III, Francesca Harper, Kathryn Luckstone, Enzo Celli, many dance theater companies, Hartford Ballet, and Utah Ballet. She holds a BFA in Ballet Performance from the University of Utah and received her training at the School of the Hartford Ballet. By invitation she has studied with Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Australian Dance Theatre and Sydney Dance Company.

Breton is on faculty at New York University, Broadway Dance Center, Peridance, Sleep No More, Ballet Hispanico, Joffrey Ballet School, and Sidra Bell Dance. She has taught for The Place (London), Dance Base Scotland, San Francisco State University, ODC Dance, LINES Ballet, Mark Morris Dance Center, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Fall For Dance Festival, Columbia Ballet Collaborative, The Edge, and Google.

Choreographic credits include Sonas Denim Commercial, Jewels in the Square presented by Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Brigham Young University, Award winning solo creations for Young Arts Miami, and Woodside Vaulters Equestrian international competitions. As a performer and choreographer her work has been featured in Pointe Magazine, Dance Informa Magazine, Broadway World, Oberon’s Grove, Huffington Post, and the New York Times.

As a photographer her work has been used by many dance companies appearing regularly in, Headlands Center for Dance, San Francisco Chronicle, Bay Area Guardian, and San Jose Mercury News. Breton has exhibited her work at Dance Mission, Fivepoints Art House, the San Francisco Dance Film Festival, and as a featured artist at the Goethe Institute San Francisco. She is currently photographing for dance and theater in New York City.