Ricky Whitfield
RICKY WHITFIELD | Director, Choreographer
RICKY WHITFIELD is a Northern California native, who resides in NYC.  Ricky recently worked as the Performance Supervisor for the UK and Latin American Tours of MADAGASCAR LIVE! He is the Show Manager for the national dance competition, STEP UP 2 DANCE

Director/Choreographer: Winter Wonderettes at the Greenbrier Valley Theatre in Lewisburg, WV. Norwegian Cruise Line: Director, Band on the Run and Associate Director for Le Cirque Bijou. Associate Choreographer to Tanisha Scott (Choreographer for Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Beyonce): This One Girl’s Story, part of the 2011 New York Musical Theatre Festival. Associate Director/Choreographer: Hairspray, Smokey Joe’s Café, Hollywood to Broadway, (Shanghai Center Theatre, China), Prison Dancer:  The Musical and Thomas and Friends Live! Onstage (US, Australian and UK Tours).  International experience staging musicals in several languages including:  Spanish, Portuguese, Cantonese, Japanese and Korean.

As a performer, national and international tours of shows such as Rent and A Chorus Line. Some Regional Theatre credits include: DREAMGIRLS and La Cage aux Folles. Ricky worked as a back-up dancer for recording artists Jesse McCartney and Paul McCartney. Ricky is a Hip Hop, Street Jazz and Musical Theatre Dance Instructor at CRUNCH Fitness NYC and is a master class instructor for various Dance Studios/Colleges from the East Coast to Hawaii.