FREDDY RAMIREZ (Choreographer) is a Bronx, NY born and raised performer, choreographer and teacher. He began dancing at Broadway Dance Center & STEPS in NYC where he focused his energy on studying all aspects of dance including Tap, Contemporary, Street Jazz, Ballet, & Modern. His training led him to begin his professional career as a core member and eventually a principal dancer for In Forward Motion modern dance company which debuted works from Merce Cunningham, Paul Taylor, and Colin Connor to name a few. He has performed in music videos and industrials in the U.S. and his dancing led him to Italy where he was featured in Tango!
In the musical theatre world Freddy has performed on Broadway in Grease! and in numerous Equity productions of West Side Story as Bernardo (including 250th Anniversary productions), Cabaret as Victor, Gypsy as L.A., Aida, Miss Saigon, Man of La Mancha, Evita as the featured Tango Dancer & Fosseto name a few; and he has toured in the European Touring Company of A Chorus Line and the 1st U.S. National Touring Companies of Grease! & Peter Pan.
Expanding his art into choreography, Freddy has choreographed works performed in Germany, Italy and here in the US. He is an Associate Artist at Capital Repertory Theatre, the Assistant Artistic Director at the Northeast Ballet Company and has created choreography for both.
He most recently choreographed the world premieres of Naked Influence and Some People Hear Thunder, as well as The Irish and How They Got That Way, Full Monty, She Loves Me, Mamma Mia, Camelot, A Christmas Story, Gypsy and the Secret Garden at Capital Repertory Theatre. Other choreography credits include Guys & Dolls, Fiddler on the Roof, Damn Yankees, Carousel, Bye Bye Birdie and Little Shop of Horrors for numerous Union regional and repertory theatres. Freddy has also been the choreographer for the School of the Performing Arts at Proctors, where he created the choreography for All Shook Up, Aida, Pippin, Les Misérables, RENT and Into the Woods.