Department of Theater and Dance
Freddy Ramirez

Freddy Ramirez

Job Title
Adjunct Instructor of Dance -
Jazz & Broadway
Henle Dance Pavilion


Freddy Ramirez is a Bronx, NY born and raised performer, choreographer, and teacher. He began dancing at Broadway Dance Center & STEPS in NYC where he focused his energy on studying all aspects of dance including Latin, Contemporary, Street Jazz, Ballet, & Modern. His training led him to begin his professional career as a core member and eventually a principle dancer for In Forward Motion modern dance company, which debuted works from Merce Cunningham, Paul Taylor, and Colin Connor to name a few. He has performed in Music Videos and Industrials in the U.S., and his dancing led him to Italy where he was featured in Tango!.

In the musical theater world, Freddy has performed on Broadway in Grease! and in numerous Equity productions of West Side Story as Bernardo (including two 50th anniversary productions), Cabaret as Victor, Gypsy as L.A., Aida, Miss Saigon, Man of La Mancha, Evita as the featured Tango dancer, & Fosse; and he has toured in the European Touring Company of A Chorus Line and the 1st U.S. National Touring Companies of Grease! and Peter Pan.

Expanding his art into choreography, Freddy has choreographed works performed in Germany, Italy, and the U.S. He most recently choreographed the world premieres of The Naked Influence and Some People Hear Thunder at the Capital Repertory Theatre. Some other choreography credits include Camelot, A Christmas Story the Musical, The Secret Garden, Gypsy, Guys and Dolls, Fiddler on the Roof, Damn Yankees, Carousel, Bye Bye Birdie, and Little Shop of Horrors for numerous regional and repertory theaters.

Academic credentials

B.F.A., State University of New York at New Paltz