Bradley Shelver trained at the National School of the Arts in Johannesburg and at The Ailey School in New York. He has danced with Ailey II, Elisa Monte Dance, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Ballet Hispanico, The Francesca Harper Project, Limón Dance Company, Phoenix Dance Theater (UK) and in projects with Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Co., Lar Lubovich Dance, The Universal Ballet, Radio City Music Hall, and in productions with the Mark Morris Dance Group. He is in his 11th season as a principal dancer with The Metropolitan Opera Ballet. Mr. Shelver is an international touring solo artist and has choreographed works for companies in the USA, Israel, Sweden, Denmark, South Africa and Italy. He is the founder of Bradley Shelver Contemporary Dance Theater. He was co-producer and curator for the annual REVERBdance Festival from 2010-2016. From 2013-2016, he was the Artistic Director of the STEPS Repertory Ensemble and the Production Director for Steps on Broadway. He is currently the Artistic Director of The Brooklyn Dance Festival Company. He is company teacher for Mathew Bourne’s “Adventures in Motion Pictures”, The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Elisa Monte Dance. Mr. Shelver is on the faculty of schools and universities worldwide and is a certified ballet teacher with the ABT National Training Curriculum. He was a contributing writer for Dance Spirit Magazine, and his book, “Performance Through the Dance Technique of Lester Horton” is available worldwide.