Prince Credell

Nederlands Dans Theater; Ailey II

Prince Credell is originally from Bronx, NY, and began his formal training at The Ailey School. After graduating from LaGuardia High School for Performing Arts he continued studies at the San Francisco Ballet School. Credell then joined Ailey II and has since danced with Alonzo King's Lines Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève.  He has worked as a guest artist for Complexions Contemporary Ballet as well as assisted in setting works by artistic director, Dwight Rhoden on Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.  In 2002, Credell began working with Alonzo King, as well as assisting in setting his works on the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Cedar Lake Dance Ensemble, and North Carolina Dance Theater.  Credell has also assisted in setting King's works on Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Ballet Béjart Lausanne.  Credell was a 2003 Princess Grace Award winner and in 2006 he received the Isadora Duncan Award.

Mr. Credell’s film credits include the documentary, Alonzo King Goes to Venice, which premiered in the 2005 Lincoln Center Film Festival.  In 2007, Prince starred in a solo film entitled, Shake-Off’, directed by Hans Beenhakker, which also premiered in the Lincoln Center Dance on Camera Festival (2008).  Prince has danced as a guest artist with the project Jacoby & Pronk, and currently dances with Netherlands Dance Theater.