Bree Branker is a New York City based dancer, teacher, and choreographer. Raised in Raleigh, NC, Bree was blessed with many artistic opportunities. Specializing in modern dance, Bree attended the prestigious University of North Carolina School of the Arts for high school. A teacher since she was allowed, she has extensive experience teaching Broadway rep, and her own blend of contemporary jazz. She has taught throughout North Carolina, as well as Denver and New York. As a performer, Bree has had the pleasure of touring nationally as well as internationally with shows like West Side Story, Monty Python’s Spamalot, The Will Rogers Follies, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, and now, Memphis. Bree is also a Radio City Rockette, and a frequent performer at City Center Encores! As a choreographer, she is represented in the NY Philharmonic’s most recent production of Stephen Sondheim’s Company, where she assisted Josh Rhodes under the direction of Lonny Price. She has also assisted in choreography for Infinity Theatre Company, Maine State Music Theatre, and Fulton Opera House.
Thayne was a fantastic teacher! He challenged our students while still helping them feel successful. He is not only an amazing performer, but a great teacher as well! The skill and knowledge he brought to our students was invaluable.” - M. Hinson
Not only were my students taught by an exceptional teacher and performer, they received thoughtful, genuine advice from a consummate professional!” - M. Barriskill