Brogan Donston, age 17, was born and raised in Hoboken, NJ. He is a member of the Class of 2022 at High Tech High School, Secaucus, NJ, and is the only male concentrating in Dance in the school’s Performing Arts Academy. Brogan began dancing at the age of 9, studying hoofer style tap at the American Tap Dance Foundation, under the tutelage of Lola Sanchez, creator of the Dolo Project. The following year, Brogan performed a duet with Lola at the grand opening of the Creative Cultural Center on Christopher Street in Manhattan. From 2016 to 2019, Brogan participated in Alvin Ailey’s Summer Dance Intensive for ages 12-16. There he studied ballet, Horton, hip hop and jazz. In the summer of 2021, Brogan will train with Ailey’s Professional Division (ages 17-25). Brogan is a proud member of the Pre-Professional program at the Nimbus School of Dance, Jersey City, NJ, where he has been training since 2018. He performed in the lead role of Christopher in 2019 Nimbus Dance Company’s “Nutcracker” production. Brogan dances 6 days a week. Four days he trains at Nimbus in Jersey City, honing his skills in ballet, modern, hip hop and jazz, and 2 days he’s an ensemble performer at the Mile Square Theater Dance Academy in Hoboken where he has had the opportunity to choreograph and perform his original pieces. From grade school through high school, Brogan has been an actor and dancer in numerous New Jersey theater companies, including Hoboken Children’s Theater, Mile Square Theater, Garden Street School of the Performing Arts, and the Waterfront Montessori School. His love of dance transcends all art forms.