[Enlarge] Photo by Steven Trumon Gray
Breton Tyner-Bryan is an American-born dancer, choreographer, actress, and photographer. She holds a BFA in Ballet Performance from the University of Utah, and received her training at the School of the Hartford Ballet.
Breton has performed with Hartford Ballet, Utah Ballet, Kunst-Stoff, Project Agora, Labayen Dance, DO NOT DANCE UK, Deborah Slater Dance Theater, PUSH Dance Company, Rawdance SF, Periapsis NYC, The Francesca Harper Project, and in Hattie Mae Williams’ production of How to Drink like a Lady. Additionally she has performed works by Marius Petipa, Kirk Peterson, Alonzo King, Robert Moses, and Pontus Liedberg.
By invitation, Breton has studied with Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Australian Dance Theatre and Sydney Dance Company. Breton has choreographed for Woodside Vaulters, a Flash Mob Commercial for Sonas Denim Company, Jewels in the Square presented by LINES Dance Center, and Brigham Young University. She has taught for The Place (London), Tempered Body Dance (London), Dance Base Scotland, San Francisco State University, ODC Dance, LINES Ballet, Peridance, Mark Morris Dance, Columbia Ballet Collaborative, NYU/Tisch Dance, and Google.
Breton founded her own company in 2011, and has been featured in Pointe Magazine, Dance Informa Magazine, Huffington Post, and the New York Times. She is currently performing in her own choreographic collaborations Un Tanguito Cualquiera and SELF.
As a photographer Breton's work has been used by dance companies and independent artists, appearing regularly in the San Francisco Chronicle, Bay Area Guardian, and the San Jose Mercury News. Breton has exhibited her work as part of ProjectAgora’s 2007 home season, Fivepoints Art House in collaboration with Motion-Pictures SF 2009, the San Francisco Dance Film Festival 2010, and by invitation as a featured artist at the Goethe Institute San Francisco 2013. She is currently photographing for dance and theater in New York City. www.BretonTynerBryan.com