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BRAEDEN BARNES

(Chicago, IL), received his training from Faubourg Ballet, Academy of Dance Arts, San Francisco Ballet School, and Houston Ballet School. Braeden was then accepted into the Joffrey Ballet training program under the directors Alexei Kremnev and Anna Reznik. 

Braeden is in his fifth season with Visceral Dance Chicago and has worked professionally with Balletmet, Ron de Jesus Dance, Billy Elliot the Musical, Cocodaco Dance Project, LEVELdance, and Nevada Ballet Theatre. 

Braeden Barnes is also a choreographer based in Chicago, IL. His choreography has been featured on stage in such cities as Chicago, Las Vegas, New York City, Denver, and Atlanta. He has choreographed for festivals such as: Dance Chicago, Dance Canvas and REVERBDance Festival in New York, where his work won the First Place Audience Choice Award. He has choreographed on various companies such as A & A Ballet, Aerial Dance Chicago, Nevada Ballet Theatre, Cirque Du Soleil, LEVELDance, Cocodaco Dance Project, and in New Dances, a collaboration between Thodos Dance Chicago and Dance Works Chicago.

In 2016, He started his own company, Symbiosis, which has gone on to produce national concerts and has commissioned choreographers such as Anna Long, Jason Parsons, and Taylor Mitchell.