Smith BrandonBrandon Smith
Movement Instructor, The Cadets


Originally from Lexington, KY, Brandon currently lives in Columbus, OH and has been a designer and choreographer for color guards in the Kentucky and Ohio region. These programs include Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, North Hardin High School, Phoenix Independent Winter Guard, and currently, Juxtaposition Winter Guard, the 2016 WGI Independent Open Class Champion and 2017 World Class Finalist. From 2012-2017, Brandon was the Color Guard Caption Head and Designer for the Colts Drum and Bugle Corps.

He began his drum corps and color guard career with the Madison Scouts, performing with them from 2003-2006. Afterwards, he was a member of the Pride of Cincinnati and Juxtaposition Winter Guard. Brandon has an extensive stage performance resume that includes musical theatre and professional dance. Highlights include, Hair, RENT, Hairspray, The Nutcracker Ballet, and the world premiere cast of the Pride of Cincinnati Dance Ensemble.

A 2007 graduate of Miami University of Ohio, he was a four year member of Vision Dance Company and led them as Artistic Director for the 2005-06 season. After graduating, he served as a musical theatre dance instructor for Kentucky Conservatory Theatre (KCT). He continued his studio dance teaching in Cleveland, OH, instructing students in jazz, ballet, and contemporary dance. While living in Cleveland, Brandon was a founding member of the North Pointe Ballet company.

Brandon is very excited to be joining The Cadets for the 2018 season!


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