Spring 2016 BC Beat Choreographer
DARRELL GRAND MOULTRIE
Darrell Grand Moultrieis one of America’s most diverse and sought-after choreographers and master teachers. A recipient of a Princess Grace Choreography Fellowship Award, he is one of the few choreographers working in the theater, modern, ballet, and commercial dance genres simultaneously. Moultrie has created and staged multiple works for The Juilliard School, Colorado Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet, BalletMet Columbus, Ailey 2, Sacramento Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, North Carolina Dance Theatre, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, Tulsa Ballet, Richmond Ballet, and Smuin Ballet. He has taught and choreographed at many universities such as The Ailey School, Fordham, Point Park University, CalArts, New York University, Stanford University, Dartmouth College and Boston Conservatory This season he will set new works for Washington Ballet and NBA Ballet in Japan.
Grammy Award-winning recording artist Beyoncé selected Moultrie as one of her choreographers for her ‘Mrs. Carter Show’ world tour. He also has collaborated with Tony Award-winners, hoofer Savion Glover and director Diane Paulus, who tapped Moultrie to choreograph the original musical WITNESS UGANDA at American Repertory Theater. Most recently Darrell choreographed the new Opera EL PUBLICO by Federico Lorca at the world famous Teatro Real in Madrid, Spain. He also co-choreographed the new Off Broadway musical INVISIBLE THREAD.
As a performer, Moultrie was seen in WEST SIDE STORY in Milan, Italy, at the world famous La Scala Opera House. He has also appeared on Broadway in the smash hit musical, HAIRSPRAY, and was an original cast member of the Tony Award-winning musical BILLY ELLIOT. Moultrie is a proud New Yorker, born and raised in Harlem, and a proud graduate of P.S. 144, Laguardia High School, and The Juilliard School. Darrellgrandmoultrie.com