Meet the Performer: Audrey Baran


Audrey Baran is the founder and Artistic Director of Baran Dance, a contemporary dance company which seeks to make dance more accessible and inspiring in the Charlotte area.

After graduating Magna cum Laude from UNC Charlotte with a BA in Dance, Audrey went on to perform with a variety of dance companies and at numerous events, teach at Open Door Studios and Charlotte Ballet Academy, and serve as an Adjunct Lecturer in Dance at her alma mater.

Her impressive portfolio does not end there! Her dance film, “Arms,” was awarded an honorable mention at the Movies by Movers Festival in 2013, her choreography work has received multiple recognition, and she has been selected to choreograph for several Charlotte Mecklenburg School performances.