San Diego native, Jeremy McQueen, is a graduate of The Ailey School/Fordham University, B.F.A in Dance program. He began his training at the California Ballet School and the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts, where he was the recipient of the Fred Astaire Award for Dancer of the Year. McQueen has also trained as a scholarship recipient with the San Francisco Ballet, American Ballet Theatre and Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet. He has performed works by Alvin Ailey, Nicolo Fonte, Alonzo King, Jose Limon, Christopher Huggins and Troy Powell, among others.
As a performer, McQueen has performed professionally with the California Ballet Company, Dominic Walsh Dance Theater, made his Carnegie Hall debut performing with the Aeros Quintet and traveled to Germany performing for Panasonic electronics. Theatrically, McQueen has appeared in the 1st Broadway National Tours of Wicked and The Color Purple. Some of McQueen’s regional theater credits include Susan Stroman’s Contact, Disney’s High School Musical, and Hairspray, in addition to the New York City and National Touring companies of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.
McQueen is the recipient of numerous awards for his dancing, musical and theatrical abilities including the Jason Robins Dance Award presented by the California Council for the Arts. In December 2010, McQueen was named the Runner-up of the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago’s “Creative Force: Choreographers of Color Award” and in February 2011,McQueen’s choreographic work, “Concerto Nuovo” was awarded Dance Magazine’s Video of the Month – Viewers Choice Award.
McQueen’s choreographic works have been presented throughout New York City. This summer, McQueen will choreograph Pete Miser’s upcoming music video, “Honest Mistakes”.
McQueen gives back to the arts community during his free time by teaching various master classes to aspiring young professionals around the country. McQueen has recently served as a teaching artist with the Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, was a guest instructor and lecturer at the prestigious Kentucky Center’s Governor’s School for the Arts and in 2010, participated as a guest speaker at the Dancing Through College & Beyond conference held at The Juilliard School. To learn more about Jeremy, visit www.JeremyMcQueen.com.
Jeremy McQueen's Choreography