Derick K. Grant is a performer, choreographer, director who has an established career that spans over three decades. Under the direction of Tony Award winner, George C. Wolfe, he was an original company member and Dance Captain for Bring In ‘Da Noise, Bring In ‘Da Funk at both The Public Theater and on Broadway and starred in the role of ‘da beat for the first National Tour. Mr. Grant created the critically acclaimed show Imagine Tap!; his cho- reography has been featured on Fox’s hit series So You Think You Can Dance; and he has performed and recorded with Grammy Award winner Dan Zanes. Mr. Grant was the recipi- ent of the Princess Grace Award for Upcoming Young Artist and The Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Featured Actor, two Los Angeles Ovation Awards for choreography and Best

Ensemble Performance in Noise/Funk, and was most recently recognized for Best Choreography for Imagine Tap!. He is also a Co-Choreographer/Creator/Soloist of The Blues Project with Dorance Dance. He is currently a corporate Tap spokesperson for SoDanca and continues to transform and inspire dance communities around the world.