Kennedy Brown

From Chesterton, Ind.
With Nashville Ballet since 2017

Training and Education
Eclipse Performing Arts, Phoenix Ballet, A&A Ballet


Kennedy Brown started her training at Eclipse Performing Arts under the direction of Tara Thibodeaux Drew in her hometown of Chesterton, Ind. From there, Brown continued her training at Phoenix Ballet and A&A Ballet.

In 2017, Brown had the unique experience of competing on the Fox hit television series So You Think You Can Dance. Brown enjoyed this rare opportunity to further explore all styles of dance and share her passion with others. While competing on the show, she danced in an Emmy-nominated performance choreographed by Mandy Moore and finished in the season’s top 35. Brown has also competed and placed in numerous Youth American Grand Prix Regional competitions throughout her tenure as an artist.

Brown joined NB2 in 2017 and was promoted to company apprentice the following season. During her time in NB2, Brown performed alongside the main company in The Sleeping Beauty and Nashville’s Nutcracker. Additionally, she took part in many community engagement productions including Aesop’s Fables and Jump, Frog, Jump!

When not dancing in the studio or on stage, Brown further fuels her passion for dance by setting choreography on dancers and schools through the Chicagoland area for competitions and music videos for artists such as Towkio. She also models for multiple dance wear designers and retailers.