grady mcleod bowman he/him
was born and raised in NC, but is now based in new york city. his work has spanned across broadway, off-broadway, television, circus, dance companies & numerous universities. he most recently received a helen hayes nomination for best choreography for singin' in the rain at the olney theatre center (dc). Read reviews here.
"on the rise"
- dance magazine
other select choreography credits include the cher show (broadway; finale co-choreographer), big apple circus (lincoln center), world's got talent (fremantle tv media; china), the very hungry caterpillar show (off-bway), joseph...dreamcoat (drury lane - chicago), my fair lady (olney theatre center - dc), and a night with janis joplin (capital rep/barter theatre/laguna playhouse/nc theatre/ivoryton playhouse). grady has also had three original contemporary dance works commissioned by nc school of the arts with a 4th scheduled for spring 2022. associate director: big apple circus (lincoln center), a night with janis joplin (regional tour), the great american mousical (goodspeed opera house; dir. julie andrews). associate choreographer: dogfight (off-b'way; choreo. chris gattelli), in your arms (the old globe/ny stage & film), top hat (ny developmental lab).
in his previous life as a performer, grady was in the original broadway companies of billy elliot, south pacific (2008 revival), honeymoon in vegas, wonderland, and the pirate queen. he toured internationally with fosse and pilobolus dance theatre and also appeared in the films forrest gump and the last five years.
proud graduate of ncsa.