Award-winning young choreographer, Jeremy McQueen, is a 2013 recipient of the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago’s Choreographers of Color Award, and a two-time finalist of the Capezio Award for Choreographic Excellence. McQueen has performed in the Broadway National Tours of Wicked and The Color Purple, in addition to the Metropolitan Opera’s productions of Die Fledermaus, Aida, Les Contes d’Hoffmann & Don Giovanni. Other theatrical credits include regional productions of Susan Stroman’s Contact, Disney’s High School Musical, Hairspray, and The Radio City Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall. In 2008, McQueen made his Carnegie Hall debut performing as a guest artist with the Aeros Quintet. In the spring of 2014, Mr. McQueen made his regional theatre choreographic debut choreographing Skylight Music Theatre’s production of HAIR.
Born and raised in San Diego, California, Jeremy is a graduate of The Ailey School/Fordham University, B.F.A. in Dance program. He began his training in dance at the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts, under the guidance of Donald Robinson. McQueen has also trained as a scholarship recipient in the schools of the American Ballet Theatre, San Francisco Ballet and Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet.
As a promising young choreographer, McQueen has created choreographic works for The Ailey School, Joffrey Academy of Dance, Stephens College, Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Dancers Responding to AIDS’ Fire Island Dance Festival, Harvard Ballet Company, Columbia Ballet Collaborative, San Diego School of Creative & Performing Arts, Joffrey Ballet School, the American Ballet Theatre’s New York Summer Intensive, and most recently for St. Louis’ Center of Creative Arts (COCA).
Jeremy’s company, affectionately known as “Team McQueen”, has appeared in Jacob’s Pillow Dance’s Inside/Out series (in 2012 & 2013), Dancers Responding to AIDS’ Dance From The Heart benefit concert, the Young Choreographer’s Festival, among other performances. Most recently #teammcqueen has been presented by the Dance Theatre of Harlem, within their monthly Sunday Matinee Series, Riverside Theatre’s annual NuDance Festival and the 25th annual Gypsy of the Year benefit concert on Broadway (Produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS).
To learn more, visit www.JeremyMcQueen.com