Adrienne Branson

Adjunct Dance Instructor

573-592-4581

adrienne.branson@williamwoods.edu

Areas of Expertise:

  • Ballet
  • Tap
  • Jazz
  • Modern
  • Musical Theatre Jazz

Education:

  • B.A. – Performing Arts, William Woods University, Fulton, Mo., 1989 Concentration: Dance

Professional Achievements:

  • Choreographed “Godspell,” “A funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” “Little Me,” “Once Upon a Mattress,” “The Pajama Game,” “The Boy Friend,” “Kiss Me Kate” and “Zombie Prom” at William Woods University
  • Choreographed pieces for the Illinois Civic Ballet and the Fulton Show Choir
  • Studied extensively in New York and Los Angeles under the styles of Alvin Ailey, Phil Black Steps on Broadway and Gus Giordano.
  • Studied closely with Suzanne Grace of Burning Feet and Kathleen Kingsley of City in Motion
  • Member, “Spellbound,” a Las Vegas-based touring musical review
  • Founder and director of “Dance Ovations,” a professional dance company
  • Founded and directs a professional youth musical theatre group called DoCo Players, which performs musicals about every two months.