Braeden Barnes, a native from Chicago, Illinois, received his training from Faubourg School of 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. During his time there, he did works by Francisco Avina, Ronn Stewart, Amy Hall, Gerald Arpino, and Diana Princeton.
Braeden has worked professionally with Balletmet, Joffrey Ballet Chicago, Ron de Jesus Dance, Billy Elliot the Musical, Cocodaco Dance Project, LEVELdance, and Nevada Ballet Theatre. Among his time at these companies, Braeden has worked with choreographers such as James Canfield, Paul Vasterling, Adam Pelty, Sam Watson, Andre Kastan, Gerald Charles, and Eddy Ocompo.
Braeden is excited to be joining Visceral for his third season. During his time at Visceral he has performances works by Nick Pupillo, Kevin O’ Day, Monica Cervantes, and Danielle Agami.