Taurean Barber is elated to join Broadway Dance Lab! Raised in rural Georgia, he began his dance training in high school at the Robinson School of Dance (now T & K Studios) and toured for three years as a featured dancer with the Georgia 4-H performing arts group, Clovers & Company.
Taurean trained as an Apprentice with Dissonance Dance Theater, DC’s contemporary ballet company under the direction of Shawn Short, and one year later, was promoted to Company Member.
Taurean’s first audition in New York City landed him a job touring Japan in the musical revival Dreamgirls, directed and choreographed by Robert Longbottom. Since then, he has had the honor of working with several Broadway directors & choreographers such as the Tony award-winning, Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton), Matt West (A Chorus Line) and Rob Roth (Beauty & the Beast).
Taurean has traveled domestically and internationally as a performing artist. Favorite credits include Disney’s Beauty & the Beast, Bring It On: the Musical, Mamma Mia, A Chorus Line (Richie), La Cage Aux Folles, and CATS (Magical Mistoffelees).
When he is not performing, Taurean enjoys working in accounting, teaching dance, and seeing Broadway shows.