James Brosnahan III, Dancer Instructor
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James Brosnahan III
James Brosnahan holds a Bachelor's degree in English Literature and a Masters in Fine arts in Web Design and New Media and most proudly is the father of two. As a dancer he started training in his home town of Berkeley, then went on to tour the United States and Europe, performing in shows with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Bobby McFerrin, Julio Iglesias, and Little Richard, and was a featured swing dancer in the movie Swing (2003). Brosnahan was the choreographer for the Disney movie James and the Giant Peach, as well as the animation choreographer for the 20th Century Fox movie Monkeybone. He has choreographed and danced for Dance Through Time and The Dick Bright Orchestra and recently worked as choreographer for the animatronics “Lake of Dreams” exhibit currently showing at the Wynn hotel and casino in Las Vegas. James completed an extensive teaching residency program for Edinburgh International Art Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. He has taught for 12 years for San Francisco Ballet’s DISC program and is on the faculty of St. Mary’s College in Moraga, CA.