Classes Offered: Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Ballet, Musical Theatre, Contemporary, Turns/Leaps
Brent Oplotnik grew up studying at Applause Dance Studio in Oklahoma City under the direction of his mother, Patricia Oplotnik. His television career began at age nine years old when he appeared on Star Search and Univision’s El Sabado Gigante. It wasn’t long before he was cast in The Fox Movie of the Week, “Rise and Walk: The Dennis Byrd Story” starring Peter Berg. His work in film led to another supporting role in Mark Lester’s HBO Special, “Public Enemy #1” starring Theresa Russell and Alyssa Milano.
Brent has performed with world famous Las Vegas magician Melinda, The First Lady of Magic and has appeared with Randy Travis, Creed, Dino, Andy Williams, Jimmy Osmond and Neal McCoy. Brent has also been featured in Dance Spirit magazine with renowned choreographer and master teacher Tymme Reitz.
Brent has created award winning choreography for countless shows in Branson, Missouri and numerous Six Flags theme parks across the nation. His award winning competition choreography can also be seen in dance studios across the country.
He currently is an adjudicator and Master Teacher for many national organizations including Masquerade, Adrenaline, Dance Masters of America, Kids Artistic Revue, Dance America, Elite Dance Cup, Dance Olympus and has also Miss Texas Scholarship Pageant.
Brent’s approach to education can be described as well-versed, challenging, and an uplifting experience for dancers of all ages.