Freddie Moore

Biography

New Jersey native Freddie Moore began his formal dance training at The Ailey School where he attended the Certificate and Scholarship Programs. Moore has danced with Ailey II, Donald Byrd/The Group, Forces of Nature, Gallman’s Newark Dance Theater, and Blue Mercury Dancing Company. He is the Founder and Artistic Director of Footprints Dance Company. During his 25-year career as a dancer and choreographer, Mr. Moore has amassed credits in musicals, national television shows, music videos, and documentaries. A master teacher of the Horton technique, he conducts artist-in-residence workshops in public and private schools and has taught throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, and the Caribbean. Mr. Moore has developed performing arts curriculum for schools and community-based programs and he works with churches around the world to develop liturgical dance ministries. 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 a Faculty Advisor in the Professional Division. In addition to teaching Horton at The Ailey School, he is also on faculty at the Hudson Repertory Dance Theater and the Educational Center for the Performing Arts.