AWARD WINNING DIRECTOR|CHOREOGRAPHER
Welcome to bryanknowlton.org. As a professional Broadway dancer with over twenty years’ experience, his career has included Broadway, film, and television. Now, as an award winning Director/Choreographer, he brings his talent to a variety of productions that range from flashy large scale musicals to actor driven pieces with movement that enhances the story. Mr. Knowlton's aesthetic is to take pieces of iconic musical theatre that audiences know and love and provide a unique perspective. This approach, influenced by his identity as a first generation Latino American and member of the LGBTQ+ community, creates a culturally diverse narrative for theatergoers to consider and discuss well after they have left the theatre.
"Creating art that can impact the greater good is the most meaningful objective to which an artist can aspire."
Bryan is a New York & London based director and choreographer. Bryan's extensive career has spanned from starring on Broadway in the most recent Revival of "A CHORUS LINE" to appearing in multiple National Tours, Film and TV. He is an award winning choreographer with credits that include: CABARET & CHICAGO (NH Theatre Award "Best Choreographer," ONSTAGE Theatre Award Nomination "Best Choreography"), MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD (Kennedy Center American College Theatre Award "Outstanding Choreography") BEEHIVE! (Berkshire Theatre Award nomination "Best Choreographer") SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER/MAMMA MIA (SALT Award nomination "Best Choreographer"), CURTAINS (BroadwayWorld Award Nomination "Best Choreography") among many others.
At present, he is attached as Director/Choreographer to “In My Own Little Corner” starring Chryssie Whitehead in NYC and serving as choreographer for the new musical, “The Only Way Out” written by David Thatcher Maglione in London, UK. He is currently an adjunct professor at Montclair State University as well as on faculty at Broadway Dance Center, STEPS on Broadway in New York City as well as THE HUB and House of Jazz in London.