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South African born, New York based dancer, teacher and choreographer 

Tushrik Fredericks recipient of Princess Grace Award (Chris Hellman dance honor), nominated by TRIBE (Founding artistic director, Shamel Pitts) in 2021 is originally from Johannesburg, South Africa. Growing up he found himself drawn towards the movement ‘KRUMP‘. He graduated from the Peridance Certificate Program in NYC in June 2015 and has had the opportunity to work with Ate9 dANCEcOMPANY (Danielle Agami, Artistic Director), Sidra Bell Dance New York (Sidra Bell, Artistic director) and UNA Productions (Chuck Wilt). Fredericks was an assistant lecturer to Sidra Bell at The University of the Arts Philadelphia for Sophomore students (2016-2018). In May 2021 Fredericks received 3rd prize for dance at the SoloTanz Festival in Stuttgart for his first rendition of his self choreographed solo '(territory) of the heart' and in May 2023 he showcased the completed rendition of the solo at the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts in Brooklyn, NY.

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Choreographic works 


An Essential Touch of RED (excerpts)

(performer) - June 1, 2024
Commission for Boston Dance Theatre (BDT) Trainee Program - April 2024 
Global Summer Dance at Peridance July 2024

89-27 118th Street, Richmond Hill 

New York



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Photography by Umi Akiyoshi 

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