“YOU CREATE YOUR OWN DESTINY” - Frederick Alphonso.
Frederick Alphonso has been involved with performing arts his entire life; he came to find his love for the arts at the young age of seven, singing in his local church choir. Hailing from a diverse and cultured family Frederick was only destined for greatness.
Dancing became a part of Frederick's life at the age of 12 receiving his training from the award-winning Larkin Dance Studio in Maplewood, MN. As Frederick begin closing the chapters of his teen years he graduated from North St. Paul High School where he received numerous awards for vocal performance, stage performance, and instrumental music. Frederick then journeyed back to his birth city Chicago, IL to enroll as a Dance Education major at Columbia College Chicago where he continued his training not only in Dance Education but also Graphic Design.
Frederick continues to move to new heights in the performing arts as a creative director, writer, performer and producer. Frederick has performed with; Janet Jackson, R.Kelly, Destiny’s Child, and Justin Timberlake just to name a few. Frederick has also been a part of Twenty-Five Broadway productions Regionally, and three National Tours including; The Monologues of my Nappy Hair, The Color Purple, and The Wiz. Frederick also holds an eight-year Teaching Artist Residency with Chicago Public Schools. Currently Frederick resides in Chicago, IL and is the Chicago Branch Leader of Bring it Black, a national non-profit organization that honors the past and cultivates the future of African-American Artist. Frederick currently sits on the board of directors for; The West Indian Folk Dance Company of Chicago, IL, The Rolle Project of Las Vegas Nevada, and Tru C. Entertainment of New York, New York. Frederick is so blessed to have traveled the world using the gift of performance as a change agent especially in these turbulent times of our world.Frederick is the 2018 recipient of the Best Black Playwright award for his work in Hashtag Who's next The musical. Frederick is so blessed to be able to be living his dreams and is a firm believer that with God the impossible is POSSIBLE, and that’s how you create your own destiny.
"PRAISE HIS NAME WITH DANCING" PSALM 149:3
HEIGHT: 5'11 AGE: 33
LOCATION: Chicago, IL
R. Kelly Trapped In The Closet Chapters 17/19
Chicago Fire Season 1 EP 22 NBC/ Universal
Chicagolicious Season 2 EP 6 Bravo TV
And in this corner Cassius Clay Rudy Childsplay Inc. Michael Jerome Johnson
The Wiz Tin Man Black Theatre Troupe David J. Hemphill
#Who’s Next The Musical Ensemble YCYOD Entertainment Frederick Alphonso
How to succeed In Business…. Ensemble Don Bluth Front Row Cheryl Schaar
Un2Us A Christmas Musical Joseph Synergy Productions Sernia Young
Boys Don’t Dance Dancer Testing 1-2 Kirby Reed
The Monologues of My Hair Ensemble Anita Davis Productions Lanita Joseph
Ragtime Ensemble Columbia College Chicago Sheldon Pickton
West Side Story Bernardo Heritage Theater Co. Lisa Larkins
2018- 2018 Voice Brenda Hankins
2015-2016 Dance Chicago Ballet Center
2014- 2015 Dance Mark Morris Dance Company
2014- 2015 Dance Broadway Dance Center NYC
2013- 2014 Voice Vickki Johnson
2010- 2013 Dance Joel Hall Dance Center
2004-2008 Dance Theater & Voice Columbia College Chicago
1999-2004 Dance Larkin Dance Studio
1999-2004 Voice Peg Sorensen
1998-1997 Ballet MN School of Ballet
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