Proficient Modern, Dance 6th, Intermediate Modern, Dance Majors 3, Advanced Modern, and Dance for Stage
Brian Winn, a native of Rock Hill, SC, received a B.A. in Dance Education from Winthrop University, where he was also a South Carolina Teaching Fellow. While at Winthrop, he studied under faculty and guests artists such as Sandra Neels, Mary Beth Young, Caroline Calouche, Meg Griffin, Stephanie Milling, Stacy McConnell, Bethany Tuffy, and Martha Connerton. Brian performed and choreographed for various shows while at Winthrop including Winthrop Dance Theatre, Senior Choreography Showcase, and Student Showcase. Brian was also a dancer and choreographer for the Winthrop Repertory Ensemble. Brian was first introduced to dance through the marching arts where he performed with multiple competitive groups around the country. He continues to instruct, design, and direct color guards in the area, including World Championship finalists Marvin Ridge High School, East Lincoln High School, and Etude Winterguard. As an educator, Brian has taught dance in public schools, summer camps, and as a guest artist for various groups, such as the Charlotte Dance Festival Youth Ensemble. Brian spent 3 years with Caroline Calouche & Co. both as a company dancer and as an aerial dance teacher. In 2013, Brian was cast in the restaging of Martha Graham’s Panorama where he had the opportunity to work with former Martha Graham Dance Company dancer Kim Jones. Brian’s most recent performing experience was with Plexus Dance under the direction of Juliana Tilbury. Currently, Brian serves on the dance faculty at Northwest School of the Arts in Charlotte, where he teaches various levels of modern dance and is the faculty sponsor for the Secondary chapter of the National Honor Society for Dance Arts.