Dancer | Choreographer | Director



Musical Theatre

Brian was recently seen in Swing!  (The Gateway) as the Lindy Hop and Country Swing feature and was co-dance captain alongside his dance partner Samantha Lawton. Brian's love of partnered dancing has been used in pre-production with Andy Blankenbuehler for Bandstand (Broadway, Papermill) and featured in many other of his performances such as Legends in Concert (NCL).


Swing/Lindy Hop 

Together with his wife and dance partner, Samantha Lawton, Brian has traveled the world from the U.S. to London to India teaching and performing their speciality, the vernacular jazz dances of the 1920's-1940's, including Swing/Lindy Hop and Charleston. Most recently they can be seen bringing Lindy Hop to the Red Hot Chili Peppers music video "Go Robot".


Ballroom and Latin

Brian has taught at several ballroom dance studios such as Paul Pellicoro's DanceSport and Sandra Cameron Dance Studio. He is also an award winning competitor in Smooth and Rhythm styles. These styles include Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep, American Tango, Rumba, Cha Cha, and Salsa. 

Brian Lawton