Bryn Cohn

Described as having "a brilliant mind...people want to see more" (The Dance Enthusiast), Bryn Cohn founded and assumed the position of artistic director of Bryn Cohn + Artists in 2011.  BC + A’s work has been met with national acclaim throughout premiere venues including Danspace Project, Gibney Dance, 14th Street Y, Ailey Citigroup Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, Rutgers University, Judson Memorial Church, 92nd Street Y, The Martha Graham Theater and Abrons Arts Center among others.  BC + A has received awards from Kaatsbaan International Dance Center, The Alfred Z Solomon Charitable Trust, SILO Residency through DanceNOW, The Far Space Residency through The Field, and was named Inception to Exhibition’s “Fan Favorite” to win a fully produced performance.  

Cohn has been commissioned to create original works for Missouri Contemporary Ballet, Billy Bell’s Lunge Dance Collective, The Big Muddy Dance Company, Grand Valley State University, California State University, Fullerton, The Pushing Progress Contemporary Training Program, the fashion designer Betsey Johnson and Youth America Grand Prix.  As a sought after educator and lecturer, she has participated in educational engagements at California Institute of the Arts, Broadway Dance Center, Gibney Dance, Loyola Marymount University, Temple University, Shenandoah University, Velocity Dance Center, Peridance Capezio Center, Stockton University, California State University, Los Angeles, 10 Hairy Legs, Greenwich Ballet Academy and The Pushing Progress Contemporary Training Program.  Cohn received a full feature profile in Dance Teacher Magazine in 2016.  She has performed in works by Ohad Naharin, Alex Ketley, Colin Connor and Barak Marshall, and in self choreographed solos Leak and Au Revoir Love.  Cohn graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from California Institute of the Arts in dance performance and composition and is pursuing a low residency Master of Fine Arts at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.