Grady Bowman

Grady Bowman is an international choreographer whose work has been seen across many different genres including Broadway, off-Broadway, television, circus, dance companies and numerous universities. He recently received a Helen Hayes Award nomination in Outstanding Choreography for "Singin' in the Rain" at the Olney Theatre Center in Washington D.C.

Other select choreography credits include "The Cher Show" (Broadway; Finale co-choreographer), Big Apple Circus (Lincoln Center), "World's Got Talent" (Fremantle Media/Hunan TV; China), "The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show" (off-Broadway), "Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat" (Drury Lane, Chicago), "My Fair Lady" (Olney Theatre Center, Washington D.C.), and "A Night with Janis Joplin" (Capital Rep/Barter Theatre/Laguna Playhouse/NC Theatre/Ivoryton Playhouse).

Bowman has also created three original dance pieces commissioned by UNCSA with a fourth scheduled for spring 2022. Associate director credits the Big Apple Circus (Lincoln Center), "A Night with Janis Joplin" (Regional Tour), "The Great American Mousical" (Goodspeed Opera House; Dir. Julie Andrews). Associate choreographer credits include "Dogfight" (Off-Bway; Choreo. Chris Gattelli), "In Your Arms" (The Old Globe/NY Stage & Film) and "Top Hat" (NY developmental lab).

As a performer, Bowman 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."