Brett Perry is a performing artist who believes deeply in the transcendent power of the arts. Born and raised in Indianapolis, Brett discovered dance at the age of 4 via The Dance Co. under the direction of Diane Gudat. A graduate of The Juilliard School, Brett has performed works by acclaimed choreographers such as Aszure Barton, Lar Lubovitch, Ohad Naharin, Cystal Pite, Robert Battle, Medhi Walerski, Eliot Feld, Jose Limon, Sharon Eyal and many more.

After graduating from The Juilliard School in 2008 with a Bachelors of Fine Arts, Brett moved to Boise, Idaho to begin his professional career as a founding member with the highly celebrated Trey McIntyre Project. During his 6 years with TMP, he toured to 40 states and 18 countries, represented the City of Boise, and the United States, as a U.S. Cultural Ambassador. He spent the 15/16 season with Ballet BC in Vancouver, British Columbia under the direction of Emily Molnar. Since 2017 Brett has been navigating the world as a freelance dancer working with Aszure Barton & Artists, LED, Ballet Idaho, Lar Lubovitch Dance Company and Adam Weinert.

Brett is a sought after teacher, educator and coach having taught master classes and seminars for institutions such as Point Park University, Western Michigan University, The Hartt School, Jose Limon Dance Company, Boston Dance Theater and Ballet Idaho. He regularly assists Lar Lubovitch and Aszure Barton as a repetiteur in staging their works for companies and schools across the nation. Perry was a 2010 recipient of the prestigious Princess Grace Award for
Dance and is the inaugural Alexa Rose Foundation Fellow in 2020. He was just recently awarded the Mayor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts 2023.

When Brett is not in the studio or on stage you can find him working in the gardens and cultivating the land at Meadowlark Farm in Nampa, Idaho and Jacob’s Garden at the world famous Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. He is the director and creator of Dance Boise, an annual dance performance that celebrates the Treasure Valley dance community.