Breon Arzell

Breon Arzell (he/him) Detroit native, he has worked at various studios, schools, universities (DePaul, Northwestern, and Roosevelt), and theaters. Breon’s breakout, and award-winning*, premiere as a choreographer came with a Chicago production of The Hairy Ape. Chicago credits include: The House That Will Not Stand, Rightlynd & The First Deep Breath (Victory Gardens), Little Shop of Horrors (Metropolis PAC), *Kill Move Paradise (TimeLine Theatre), The Color Purple (Drury Lane), *Head Over Heels & The Wiz (Kokandy Productions), *The Total Bent (Haven Theatre), Marie Christine, *Scottsboro Boys, and more. Regional & TV credits include: Acoustic Rooser (The Kennedy Center), Miss You Like Hell (Olney Theatre), ‘The 4400’ (CW), ‘Empire’ (Fox). A dedicated teaching artist, critically acclaimed, and listed as one of the 50 Players for Chicago 2018 & 2020, he has worked/toured the U.S., England, Italy, Germany, Denmark, & Singapore. Currently, along with developing original works and a “dance”ical, he is working on the restoration and revival of a historical black musical. Hip-Hop, Jazz, Modern, Lyrical, Contemporary, & Body Percussion.