Breton Tyner-Bryan is a dancer, choreographer, director, and highly sought after teacher. She is the creator of and currently performing in Breton Follies, an evening length cabaret show and production company featured in Dance Magazine, and as a finalist in the Jacobs’ Pillow Chance to Dance Contest. Commissions include NYU Gallatin School of Individualized study, Marymount Manhattan College, American Musical Dramatics Academy (AMDA), Montclair, New Jersey Dance Theater Broadway Dance Center, and Joffrey Ballet School Theater program. Breton has worked on the choreographic teams for Waitress (Broadway), Twelfth Night (Public Theater), and Encore’s God Bless You Mr. Rosewater. She has create numerous instillations for New York Fashion Week, The Pierre Taj Hotel, The Metropolitan Room, Madonna-Washington Square Park, The Foundry, The Folly, Don Most actor-singer from Happy Days, and Cristin Tierney Gallery, Sonas Denim Commercial, Jewels in the Square presented by Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Brigham Young University, award winning solos for Young Arts Miami, and Woodside Vaulters Equestrian international competitions.
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. Theater credits include Dorothy Parker, How to Drink like a Lady, 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.
Breton has taught for New York University, Broadway Dance Center, Peridance, Ballet Hispanico, Joffrey Ballet School, The Place (London), Dance Base Scotland, San Francisco State University, LINES Ballet, and Complexions Contemporary Ballet. She holds a BFA in Ballet Performance from the University of Utah and received her training at the School of the Hartford Ballet.
As a performer, choreographer, writer, and photographer her work has been featured in Pointe Magazine, Dance Informa Magazine, Broadway World, Oberon’s Grove, Huffington Post, and the New York Times, Curve Magazine.