Wayne Center for the Arts

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Brian Murphy

Brian Murphy

Brian has been a professional dancer for 26 years with acclaimed dance companies throughout the United States.  He started his professional career with the Ohio Ballet and has been a member of Verb Ballets, GroundWorks Dancetheater, Cleveland San Jose Ballet, Nashville Ballet, Richmond Ballet, BalletMet, and New Orleans Delta Ensemble, among others. Brian has served as a part-time faculty member at The University of Akron and tours as a master teacher. His training began at an early age with Miss Nan Klinger at Cuyahoga Valley Youth Ballet where he gained excellence in dance technique, industry knowledge, and the work ethic that has propelled him into major roles and travels around the world as a performer and choreographer. As Artistic Director at Wayne Center for the Arts, Brian has increased student vocabulary and skill, grown the contemporary program, and launched performance partnerships.