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Celebrity dancer visits Brownsville Dance Studio

September 19, 2017 GMT

There’s no question that Brandon Bryant thinks he can dance, and good luck finding anyone who would disagree.

The Los Angeles-based professional dancer’s talent earned him appearances on 25 episodes of “So You Think You Can Dance” between 2008 and 2014, four of them as an All-Star. His most recent gig is dancing for Britney Spears’ Las Vegas show that comes to a close the end of this year.

Bryant was in Brownsville Thursday through Saturday working with students at the BrownsvilleDanceCenter. Nancy Filizola, founder and owner of the studio at 925 W. Price Road, said it was a rare opportunity for her students and other young dancers in the area who signed up.

Bryant taught three master classes for several of Filizola’s intermediate- and advanced-level students, and choreographed a piece the students likely will perform for the studio’s end-of-the-year showcase, she said.

“He had them working,” Filizola said. “It was pretty intense. He’s very contemporary and he took them in another direction as far as their choreography.”

sclark@brownsvilleherald.com

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