Darrell Grand Moultrie
Choreographer (Simply Sammy)
Darrell Grand Moultrie is one of America's highly diverse and sought after choreographers and master teachers. The New York Times writes, “Moultrie moves his dancers around the stage with remarkable authority… [and] is obviously someone to watch.” A Princess Grace Choreography Fellowship Award recipient, Moultire has carved out a career that weaves him from the Broadway stage, to the ballet studio and beyond. He has created and staged his work for The Juilliard School, Colorado Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet, BalletMet Columbus, Ailey2, North Carolina Dance Theatre, Cleo Parker Dance Ensemble, Rasta Thomas' Bad Boys of Dance, Milwaukee Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, Sacramento Ballet, The August Wilson Center Dance Ensemble, Tulsa Ballet, Point Park University and CalArts. This spring, Smuin Ballet will add Moultrie's work JAZZIN’ to their repertoire and Richmond Ballet will premiere a new work.
As a performer, Darrell Grand Moultrie was seen in West Side Story at the world famous La Scala Opera House in Milan, Italy. He performed on Broadway in the smash hits Hairspray The Musical with Harvey Fierstein, and Aida, where he understudied the role of Mereb performing opposite Toni Braxton. He participated in workshops for Radiant Baby directed by George C. Wolfe with choreography by Fatima Robinson with the Public Theatre, Sweet Charity and The Color Purple. Most recently he was an original Broadway cast member of the Tony Award-winning musical Billy Elliot. Moultrie is a proud New Yorker, born and raised in Harlem. Darrellgrandmoultrie.com