Posts tagged Modern/Contemporary
Robert Redick

Robert Redick is a New York based choreographer, performer, and teacher. 

A former Joffrey Ballet School Trainee; he had the opportunity to work and train with choreographers such as: Desmond Richardson, Stacey Cadell, Earl Mosley, and Michael Blake. His choreographic credits include commissioned works at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, Earl Joffrey Ballet School, Earl Mosley’s Diversity of Dance, Brooklyn Dance Festival, and Youth American Grand Prix. 

As a freelance dancer, Robert has performed in various venues around the country including: Nevada Dance Theatre, Spike Lee’s Prince Party, Come Together Dance Festival, NYU Skirball, Dixon Place, Bryant Park and Brooklyn Dance Festival. 

In addition to choreographing and dancing, Robert is the curator and coordinator for the Uptown Rising Performance Series held at the Bridge for Dance. Uptown Rising gives emerging choreographers the affordable opportunity to present, discuss and receive feedback on their work and process. 

Robert has a deep passion for creating an inclusive, challenging and rewarding experience with the dancers he works with. He believes in instilling confidence and allowing a safe space for humanity to thrive and operate both on stage and in the studio. Robert's work focuses on finding the emotional vulnerability in movement within an organized execution and awareness; emphasizing an ethereal, shared experience between the dancer and the viewer.

Lily Grace Cummings

Lily Grace Cummings, originally from Clemson, SC, moved to New York City at the age of 14 years old when she was invited to be a Jazz and Contemporary trainee with Joffrey Ballet School. She has since graduated as the youngest member of Joffrey Ballet School J&C receiving a four year dance diploma.  She has performed in New York City's Fashion Week as a dancer for Louis Vuitton in collaboration with Parsons School of Design. She's also performed in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade as well as MTV's show, "Say It in Song." Lily has performed in several Broadway Workshop musicals and served as the dance captain for both Carrie: The Musical and Bring It On: The Musical. She has since founded her own performance company, Scintillate, which has been invited to perform throughout Manhattan. She was an assistant in Joffrey Ballet School's summer intensive, and currently teaches at numerous schools in New York City.