Tislarm Bouie

2023 Princess Grace Award
Nominated by: David Mendizábal, Princess Grace Award winner (Theater 2021)

John Gore Theater Honor


Tislarm Bouie is a choreographer, filmmaker and director from Brooklyn. He attended Professional Performing School and University of the Arts. He currently serves as Associate Creative Director and Choreographer of NYC’s new immersive experience, The Stranger. He received a Drama Desk nomination for Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of “the bandaged place” of which the New York Times described as “evocative work of illustrating conflict and character”. His work has been supported by residencies at Ars Nova, CUNY Dance Initiative and New York Theater Barn. As a performer, select credits include In the Heights (Film), Saturday Night Live, Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus (Broadway), and Carmen (Houston Grand Opera). He’s danced for Coldplay, Alicia Keys, Jon Batiste, Bebe Rexha and appeared in print/commercials for Vogue, Estée Lauder, Cadillac, Samsung & Toyota.