Company Manager and Choreographer
Claire O’Brien was born and raised in Petaluma, California, where she received the majority of her dance training at her family-owned studio, O’Brien Center of the Arts. Claire graduated from Chapman University in Orange, CA, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Dance and Minor in Psychology. She is currently a faculty member for O’Brien Center of the Arts, where she manages their company and pre-professional program, as well as teaches and choreographs in numerous genres of dance. Her choreography has been recognized and awarded at various dance competitions, such as Youth American Grand Prix, 24/7, Celebrity Dance Convention, and Starbound Talent Competition. Claire’s passion and enthusiasm for teaching have inspired her to continue pursuing a career in this field.