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Master Class with Choreographer Darrell Grand Moultrie

November 12 @ 4:00 pm 5:30 pm

Dance Studio (second floor of Facilities Management building)

This master class with choreographer Darrell Grand Moultrie is open to all Springfield College students, faculty, and staff. This class also will function as an audition for those students interested in being a part of Moultrie’s choreographic work to be performed in the winter dance concert Dec. 10-12. Rehearsals will take place Nov. 12-14. Those only interested in the master class, and not auditioning, are welcome and encouraged to join us (without an audition number).

For more details on the master class or auditioning, contact Sarah Zehnder, director of dance, at szehnder@springfield.edu or (413) 748-3805.

A recipient of the Princess Grace Choreography Fellowship Award, Darrell Grand Moultrie has established himself as one of the most diverse and sought-after choreographers and master teachers. 

Moultrie has created and staged works for The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Milwaukee Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, Colorado Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet, BalletMet Columbus, Ailey 2, Tulsa Ballet, Richmond Ballet, Smuin Ballet, Sacramento Ballet, The Juilliard School, North Carolina Dance Theatre, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, and NBA Ballet in Japan.

American Ballet Theatre recently premiered his piece “Indestructible Light” that was part of this past summer’s “ABT Across America” tour and was also part of their recent fall season at Lincoln Center in New York. 

On stage, Darrell has provided movement and choreography for The Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park production of Merry Wives; the world premiere of Jeremy O. Harris’ off-Broadway play DaddyWitness Uganda at American Repertory Theater, directed by Tony winner Diane Paulus; Sugar in Our Wounds at Manhattan Theatre Club; the off-Broadway musical Invisible Thread at Second Stage; the world premiere of Redwood at Portland Center Stage Theater; and Evita and Pride & Prejudice at Kansas City Repertory Theatre. Moultrie also choreographed El Publico, a new opera at the world-famous Teatro Real in Madrid, Spain, directed by Robert Castro and conducted by Robert Heras-Casado. This winter, Moultrie will choreograph the world premiere of the new musical Goddess at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. 

Moultrie is a proud New Yorker, born and raised in Harlem, and a graduate of P.S. 144, The Harbor Conservatory for the Performing Arts, Laguardia High School, and The Juilliard School.


The credit for the photograph is Franklin Thompson 
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