Dancer and Jazz Professor Ailey II Co.
A native of Jersey City, NJ, Freddie Moore’s professional career as a dancer, master teacher and choreographer began with his formal dance training at The Ailey School. After graduating from the school’s Certificate and Merit Scholarship programs, he went on to being a featured artist with Ailey II, Donald Byrd/The Group, Forces of Nature, Gallman’s Newark Dance Theater, and Blue Mercury Dancing Company.
During his distinguished 25-year career, Mr. Moore has amassed credits in musicals, national television shows, music videos, and documentaries. Mr. Moore’s innovative choreography has received national and international recognition. His career as a master teacher has traveled him across the United States as well as to Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, and the Caribbean. A noted Master of the Modern Horton technique, Mr. Moore conducts artist-in-residence workshops in public and private schools. He has developed performing arts curriculum for schools and community-based programs and he works with churches around the world to develop liturgical dance ministries.
A recognized community leader, he has received many honors for community service including commendations from the NAACP, the New Jersey Senate, the National Black Police Association, the Jersey City Community Outreach Team, and the Public Advocate for the City of New York. Mr. Moore is currently the Rehearsal Director for the Ailey Fordham Student Dancers (AFSD) and on faculty & staff at The Ailey School, Hudson Repertory Dance Theater and the Educational Center for the Performing Arts as well as the Founder and Artistic Director of Footprints Dance Company.