Breton Tyner-Bryan is a choreographer, director, performer and highly sought after teacher. She is the creator of and currently performing with Breton Follies, an evening length cabaret production company featured in Dance Magazine and at Jacob’s Pillow’s Inside/Out Festival. Recentworks includes “Heading East” starring BD Wong, “The Rite” and “Retrofactoy” for Theater C, "Cotton Candy and Cocaine" for New York Theater Barn, choreographic mentee under Sergio Trujillo for The Donna Summer musical on Broadway, Alan Brown's latest feature film, choreographic labs for "In the Heights" at Kennedy Center, Waitress (Broadway), Twelfth Night (Public Theater), and Encore's God Bless You Mr. Rosewater. She is a 2018 CUNY Artist in Residence awardee.
Choreographic Commissions include, Westfest, BCBEAT, NYU, Marymount, AMDA, Montclair, New Jersey Dance Theater, Broadway Dance Center, Joffrey Ballet School, and performing alongside The Martha Graham Dance Company at its Benefit for Haiti. Breton has created installations for New York Fashion Week, The Pierre Taj Hotel, The Metropolitan Room, Madonna-Washington Square Park, Don Most from Happy Days, 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. As ballet mistress for Sleep No More she has choreographed and performed for McKittrick Follies, and is currently ballet mistress for Ballet Hispanico.
Film/Television credits include The Knick (HBO) Steven Soderbergh, Studio City (VICE), Manhattan Love Story (ABC), TEST Chris Mason Johnson, Stories from the Microchasm John Sanborn. 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, 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, the New York Times, and Curve Magazine. As a theatrical storyteller creating character driven works for stage, films, site specific experiences, and commercial projects, her work is comedic, in your face, celebratory, sensual, and elegant.