About Mary Ann

A native of Dayton, Ohio, Mary Ann Bradley trained at the Dayton Ballet School and performed with Dance Theatre Dayton and Dayton Contemporary Dance II. She graduated magna cum laude with a BA in Dance from Point Park University in 1997. Since moving to the Twin Cities, Mary Ann has performed with numerous companies and choreographers including Dancing People Company, TU Dance, Minnesota Dance Theater, Ragamala Music and Dance, and the Minnesota Opera. She was a member of Jazzdance! By Danny Buraczeski for four years, two of which she acted as the choreographer’s assistant. She spent twelve seasons performing and touring with Zenon Dance Company. With Zenon, Mary Ann performed original works by many artists including Faye Driscoll, Netta Yerushalmy, Andrea Miller, Doug Varone, luciana achugar, Tere O’Connor, and Morgan Thorson. She has been a dance faculty member for Zenon Dance School and TU Dance School. In 2005, Mary Ann received an honorable mention from the Minneapolis Star Tribune for Artist of the Year. Mary Ann is a 2001 and 2008 recipient of the McKnight Fellowship for dancers. She was named as one of “25 to watch” by Dance Magazine in 2014. She is currently working toward completing her certification as a Somatic Movement Educator in Body Mind Centering®. She recently completed her master’s degree in education at the University of Minnesota and currently serves on the faculty of the Performing Institute of Minnesota, a performing arts high school in Eden Prairie, MN.

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