Riley Bradley grew up in the small town of Clinton, MO where she studied dance at By Grace Performance Studio. She was a part of the By Grace Performance Team where she traveled for performances and competitions around the Midwest. Riley also started teaching and choreographing at the age of 15 and continues this work today. After graduating from high school she attended Oklahoma City University. While at OCU she was a member of the American Spirit Dance Company, the OCU Pep Dancers, and the OCU Liturgical Company. Riley spent time in the summers interning in Los Angeles at the Step It Up, LA Summer Intensive where she is currently an Assistant Director for their summer program.
Riley graduated from Oklahoma City University with a Bachelor in Performing Arts where she studied all styles: tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, theater dance, and hip hop. Following graduation, she performed for NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder as a Thunder Girl. Riley has also been an adjudicator for multiple dance competitions including Elite Dance Cup, DanceOut Competition, and DanZa. Currently Riley is performing at King’s Castle Theatre in Branson, MO. You can see her in “Dancing Queen”, “New Jersey Nights”, and “Anthems of Rock”.
Riley’s goal is to continue performing while teaching and choreographing. Following a performance career, Riley dreams of owning and operating her own performance company and to instill the love for dance in future generations.