Lebrun grew up in Cayenne, French Guiana, where he began his long journey of dance at the Adaclam School under the guidance of Jeanine Verin. After many years of practice, Lebrun moved to New York City in 2004 to study at the Ailey School as a scholarship student where he got an opportunity to show his talent as a dancer. He later joined the company in 2008. In 2011, he was named one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch”. Lebrun has gone through alot to establish himself as a dancer and he took a moment to share with me his story, his journey into the world of Alvin Ailey and some helpful tips for students looking to pursue a career in dance. This is a must watch interview.