Ray Hesselink is a Director and Choreographer living and working in New York City. Ray has had the privilege to help train the children performing in Broadway's Billy Elliot: The Musical.
As a dancer, Ray created the role of Mr. Happy in Derick Grant's Imagine Tap! As a performer, Ray's favorite performances include originating the role of "Bud" in Batboy: The Musical. He has also been featured as a principal dancer in Nayikas, a classical Indian Dance Company.
Ray has choreographed for many venues including New York Musical Theater Festival, The Duke Theater, Symphony Space, Yale Drama School and recently as a Contributing Choreographer to Heatwave: The Jack Cole Story and co-writer/choreographer to I Heart Bob at Joyce SoHo, which won a rave review from the NY Times. Ray is also on Faculty at Juilliard.
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