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choreographer , dancer , Dance educator

Brian Thomas Vernon, American dancer, choreographer, dance educator. Recipient Outstanding Graduate Student Achievement award National Dance Association, 1994; Chancellor's fellow University California, Irvine, 1992-1994.


Vernon, Brian Thomas was born on January 22, 1967 in Milwaukee. Son of Kenneth Leo and Pauline Ann (Oliviér) Vernon.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of the Arts, 1992. Master of Fine Arts, University California, Irvine, 1994.


Dance instructor University of the Arts, Philadelphia, 1988-1992, University California, Irvine, 1992-1994. Assistant professor dance Mesa State College, Grand Junction, Colorado, since 1995. Assistant artistic director Mesa State College Repertory Dance Company, Grand Junction, since 1995.

Director, choreographer, performer music theatre, concert dance, television, commercials and films, since 1985. Annual guest artist and master dance teacher South American. Guest artist, workshop presenter, lecturer in field.


  • Other Work

    • Featured performer Black and Blue, 1996-1997.


Member visiting scholars program Mesa State College, Grand Junction, since 1997. Consultant, guest speaker Grand Junction Art Center, since 1997. Member International Tap Association, American College Dance Festival Association (guest artist), Rocky Mountain Theatre Association (guest artist).


  • Other Interests

    Music, travel, swimming, theme parks, reading.


Kenneth Leo Vernon

Pauline Ann (Oliviér) Vernon