2007 Princess Grace Award
Nominated by: Cincinnati Ballet
Darrell Grand Moultrie has established himself as one of the most diverse and sought-after choreographers and master teachers.
American Ballet Theatre recently premiered his piece “Indestructible Light” that was part of this past summer’s “ABT Across America” tour and will be part of their Fall Season at Lincoln Center. Upcoming, Moutlrie will will have premieres for Hubbard Street Dance and Milwaukee Ballet.
Moultrie has created and staged works for The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, 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.
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’s off-Broadway play Daddy, Witness 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. He has collaborated with Tony Award-winning dancer Savion Glover and provided choreography for Beyoncé’s Mrs. Carter World Tour . Darrell 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.