Bryan Saner, artist, performer, and furniture designer, received his BA degree in sculpture and religion from Bethel College in Kansas.
He studied improvisational and modern dance, choreography, and performance at the MoMing Dance and Arts Center in Chicago. His solo performance works were performed in festivals and theaters throughout the United States. He was founding member, collaborative choreographer and performer with the Chicago performance group Sock Monkeys from 1989-1993, and performer with Kast and Company from 1993-1995. He was a member of Goat Island from 1995 to the company's close in 2009. He was Associate Artistic Director for Mordine and Company Dance Theater from 2009 to 2011. He teaches at Columbia College, Chicago.