Brianna Forbes (MFA) is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Performing Arts & Technology. She is passionate about Restorative Justice, Community enrichment, and Street Dance. Prior to joining NC State, she taught K-12 Public School Dance, along with guest choreographing and serving as faculty within Elon University’s Department of Performing Arts.
Forbes currently serves as the National Board Advisor of Delta Chi Xi Honorary Dance Fraternity Inc. and is a proud dancer of Dance Now Cry Later. Currently, through her Restorative Justice Project, Forbes20Tour, she mentors collegiate dancers across the United States and produces/facilitates community performances and workshops for a positive change. She has performed in various Street Dance festivals such as “We Are Hip Hop” in Charlotte, NC. In addition, she has choreographed and performed various House Dance-based pieces during her Dance Project Artist Residency in Greensboro, NC.
Forbes is an Alumna of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), where she received a Master of Fine Arts in Choreography along with her K-12 teaching licensure. She enjoys teaching and choreographing for students of all ages and hopes to continue building and restoring communities through arts activism.