Ballet Master Class with Fredrick Davis
Time & Location
About The Event
New Orleans School of Ballet is hosting a master class led by Fred Davis, of New Orleans Ballet Theatre and former lead dancer with the Dance Theatre of Harlem!
Tuesday, February 12, 7:00-8:30
Ages 11 and up
Levels, Intermediate & Advanced
$25, Guest Dancers
$15, NOSB Dancers
Born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Chattanooga, TN, Mr. Davis began his training as a full scholarship recipient with Ballet Tennessee.
Mr. Davis was accepted by Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble to have the privilege to work with Arthur Mitchell and then was promoted Company member under direction of Virginia Johnson dancing numerous such as the "Pas de Deux" from George Balanchine' s Agon, the "Pas de Deux" from Alvin Aliey's Lark Ascending, "The Male Duet" from Ulysses Dove's Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven, the "Pas de Deux" from Darrell Grand Montre's Vessels, Christopher Huggins "Pas de Trios" In The Mirror of Mind, "Four Men's Variation" from Freddie Franklin's Pas de Dix of Raymonda and Donald Byrd's Contested Space.
He has performed with Dance Theatre of Harlem company on National and International tours, and was also a U.S. Ambassador for Dance Theatre of Harlem in Kingston, Jamaica, St.Thomas, and Honduras. Performed at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem, has been a guest artist for Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Donald McKayle honors performance in Irvine, CA, The Kennedy Center and Honors in DC, The Paramount Theatre in Seattle, WA, danced the "Pas de Deux" with Emiko Flanagan from George Balanchine's ballet Agon for Wendy Whelan's documentary private presentation of "The Restless Creature" and has performed for Arthur Mitchell's DTH Vision Gala with Ashley Murphy (Washington Ballet) alongside with Misty Copeland (ABT) and Matthew Prescott (International Freelance Artist).
Fredrick has a documentary by WTCI-PBS production from Chattanooga, TN based on his life being homeless child on the street to transcend to be a world class ballet dancer.
"From the streets to the stage the Journey of Fredrick Davis" that also won an Emmy last January at the 31st Midsouth Regional Awards.
- Master Class, Guest Dancers$25$250$0
- Master Class, NOSB Dancers$15$150$0