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Brandyn Smith

Brandyn Smith is the principle male dancer for the Henderson State University Dance Company. He has danced for 17 years and has experience in Latin Ballroom, Jazz, Ballet, Musical Theatre, and Modern/Contemporary. His choreography credits include: Jesus Christ Superstar, Cabaret, Urinetown: The Musical, and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. His acting credits include: Much Ado About Nothing, Cosi, The Dining Room,Urinetown: The Musical, and Hotel Cassiopeia. Film credits include: Fruits of Our Labor, Bubba's Chili Parlor, and On My Trail. His most recent choreographic accomplishment is placing 3rd in the state among choreographers at the National Academy of Arts of Letters Choreography Competition with his dance "Prayers on Broken Glass".

 
 
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 Derrick encourages current students to do more work than assigned and strive to become better artists in order to succeed in the business. “No matter how much talent you have,” said Sims, “if you don’t have good work ethics and the ability to push yourself artistically, you will fail. Laziness just leads to ruin.”

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Derrick SimsBachelor of Arts - Mass Media, 2007
 
 
 
 
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