Spring 2016 BC Beat Choreographer
GRADY McLEOD BOWMAN
Grady is currently the Movement Consultant on Off-Broadway's THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR and the Associate Choreographer for the Broadway bound musical, TOP HAT.
Noted for being able to move in and out of genres and styles across many mediums, Dance Magazine has called him “exceptionally versatile” and “on the rise”. His choreography has been seen Off-Broadway, at the NY Fringe Festival, and at a number of regional theaters and universities across the country. As an Associate Choreographer, Grady has worked alongside Tony award-winner Chris Gattelli on several projects including IN YOUR ARMS (The Old Globe) and the critically acclaimed show DOGFIGHT, directed by Joe Mantello at Off-Broadway’s Second Stage Theatre. He also served as Assistant Director to Julie Andrews on THE GREAT AMERICAN MOUSICAL at Goodspeed Opera House.
As a performer, Grady was in the original Broadway companies of BILLY ELLIOT, SOUTH PACIFIC (2008 Revival), HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, WONDERLAND, and THE PIRATE QUEEN. He also toured internationally with FOSSE and Pilobolus Dance Theatre, as well as appeared in the films FORREST GUMP and THE LAST FIVE YEARS. Grady has taught at Broadway Dance Center, NC School of the Arts, and The Performing Arts Project. www.gradymcleodbowman.com