Dar’Rell Shields-Brisbon

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Dar’Rell Shields-Brisbon, began formal dance training under David F. Riddick in 2010 with, then, Beauty for Ashes Dance and Theater Company, Inc. where he worked his way up to becoming the principal male dancer in 2011. Dar’Rell, has performed in original Riddick Dance ballets including ONE, Safari Movement, Traveling Home and will be the headlining dancer for Phoenix. He has worked with choreographers including Walter Rutledge, Mitchell Kelly, Marshall Swiney, and has performed for Sharon Gersten Luckman, former Executive Director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Dar’Rell is a graduate of York High School, where he later furthered his professional dance training and taken a role as a teacher in the youth division of Beauty for Ashes.