VDA PARTNER PROFILE #136

Brandy Ann Perez

Brandy Ann Perez has been involved in dance in Vermont for over 20 years.
As a graduate of Point Park College and the Pittsburgh High School for the Creative and Performing Arts, her career has focused on ballet, jazz, tap, modern, folk, and historical dance.
Brandy performed and choreographed at Frontiertown Western Theme Park in Maryland and later danced as a member of the Vermont Dance Collective. She taught dance at Johnson State College and dance studios around the state. Brandy has collaborated with many local choreographers, teachers, schools, and arts organizations to share dance with a wide audience. She has also created original choreography for performances and community events as well as ballets and musicals.

As an Artistic Director, Brandy helped to found Ballet Wolcott, developed its early dance/performance programs, taught (ballet, lyrical, tap, Broadway Jazz) classes, choreographed, and directed the Ballet Wolcott Youth Company, original spring ballets, and the annual Nutcracker.
Currently, Brandy is the Associate Managing Director at Lost Nation Theater, teaches ballet at Moving Light Dance Studio, and is on the development committee for Vermont Dance Alliance.