Brekke Dance Center Staff

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Staff - Brekke Dance Center - Des Moines, Iowa


Matthew Brekke

Matthew Brekke

Co-Owner / Competition Director

Matthew Brekke is well trained in every dance genre from ballet to acrobatics and brings the most contemporary expertise in ballet, jazz, and modern dance. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from the University of Arizona. Matthew is a Certified Dance Masters of America Instructor and is nationally certified to test dance teachers for their certifications. He is currently the President of Dance Masters of Mid-America, Chapter 34. Matthew teaches master classes around the country and is a popular choreographer for many dance studios in the Midwest. One of Matthew's pieces of choreography was featured in a professional production in Branson, Missouri. He also judges and is a stage manager for a national talent competition. Matthew is co-owner of Brekke Dance Center and in charge of all competition teams. His choreography has been recognized and given top awards on regional and national levels. His dancers continue to be awarded top honors in all levels of competition.