Born in Modesto, California, Brian Harris has danced with Central West Ballet since age 5. During those formative years, Brian Harris made his mark in various roles, particularly as the Apple Boy in René Daveluy and Jan Clark Fugit’s Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
Brian Harris also distinguished himself as the Jig Boy and as Johnny in The Devil Went Down to Georgia in House of Folk, in Lullaby from Love Duets, in Balalaika Swing and as Friedrich Vanderstahlbaum from Nutcracker in Jazz, in Sam's Song and in Me And My Shadow and other featured numbers in Rat Pack in Revue, as the Cavalier in the Waltz of the Flowers from The Nutcracker, as Franz’s Friend in Coppélia, as the Jester and an Ugly Sister in Cinderella, as Coppelius in Coppélia, as a Londoner in René Daveluy’s Dracula and in Pirates, Cowboys and Damsels, Pictures at an Exhibition, Love Duets and L'Arlésienne.
Brian Harris has also starred as Michael in the 2017 Modesto Performing Arts production of Billy Elliot, as well as in the lead role of Don Lockwood in the Gallo Center for the Arts Yes Company production of Singin’ in the Rain. In 2021, he also performed as Gee-Tar in the Modesto Performing Arts production of West Side Story. Prior to 2015, Brian Harris performed on stage with Central West Ballet in roles such as a lost boy in Peter Pan, Fritz and Drosselmeyer’s Nefew in The Nutcracker and as a street boy in Romeo and Juliet.