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Jared Grimes is a quadruple threat in the world of the arts where he is heavily making his mark in singing, dancing, acting, and choreographing. On numerous occasions, he has danced alongside legends such as Wynton Marsalis Gregory Hines, Ben Vereen, Jerry Lewis, Fayard Nicholas and also performed for Barack Obama and Ted Kennedy at the Kennedy Center.
Grimes has toured with Musical legend, Mariah Carey, under the choreography of Marty Kudelka, and danced for artists such as Common, Salt-n-Pepa, Envogue, Busta Rhymes and the Roots.
Jared's theater performance credits include, "A Soldiers Play on Broadway" directed by Kenny Leon, "The Radio City Spring Spectacular" directed by Warren Carlyle, "After Midnight on Broadway", directed by Warren Carlyle, "Twist", directed by Debbie Allen, "Babes in Arms" at the Goodspeed Opera House choreographed by Randy Skinner, "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" directed by John Rando at (Encores) and Broadway Underground directed by himself.
Grimes has appeared in commercials for Coca-Cola, Subway, MTV and television shows such as CBS' "Star Search," "Showtime at the Apollo," ABC Family's "Dance Fever" and "The Jerry Lewis Telethon."
His television acting credits include NBC's Manifest, Foxs' "Fringe" and HBO's "Boardwalk Empire".
Grimes made his choreography debut in Cirque Du Soleil's, Banana Shpeel off-broadway, choreogred commercials for Chilis and also assisted choreography with Kristin Denehy for Macy's popular Kids Bop commercial. Jared also choreographed his first film, "Breaking Brooklyn" directed by Paul Becker and produced by Lionsgate.
He's since gone on to choreograph "After Midnight on Broadway" and associate choreograph "Holler If You Hear Me" the Tupac musical.
His regional theater choreography credits include, Jelly's Last Jam at the Signature Theater DC, 42ND Street The Musical at Chicago's Drury Lane Theatre, The Scottsboro Boys at The Signature Theatre in DC, and Lights Out: Nat King Cole at The Peoples Light Theater in PA. Grimes won a Hellen Hayes Award for best choreography in Jelly's Last Jam, a Jeff Award for best choreography in 42ND Street The Musical, and a Barrymore Award for best Choreography in Lights Out: Nat King Cole.
His feature film credits include, Paramount's, "The Marc Pease Experience", starring Ben Stiller, New Line Cinema's "Little Manhattan" and Elevation Filmwork's' "First Born," starring Elizabeth Shue. Recently Grimes choreographed "Ain't Misbehaving" at the Signature Theatre in DC and Lights Out: Nat King Cole at the Geffen Theatre in LA. Currently you can catch Grimes playing the role of Adrian Shannon on NBC's Manifest!
Manifest Adrian NBC
Boardwalk Empire Grover HBO
Fringe Supporting Fox
The Electric Company Himself PBS
Marc Pease Experience Thomas Pickney Paramount
First Born Stock-Boy Elevation Filmworks
Little Manhattan Street Dancer 20th Century Fox
Spring Spectacular Marshal Harvey Weinstein Radio City
After Midnight Tap Mathematician Warren Carlyle- Broadway
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Grimes John Rando - City Center Encores
Twist Roosevelt King Debbie Allen - Pasadena Playhouse
Stormy Weather Bones Michael Bush - Prince Music Theater
Babes N Arms Ivor Greg Ganakas - Goodspeed Opera House
Scottsboro Boys Roy Wright Susan Stroman - The Vinyard Theater(Stage Reading)
Pure Country Ensemble Pete Masterson - Workshop
Breaking Brooklyn Lionsgate Dir. Paul Becker
After Midnight. Broadway Dir. Warren Carlyle
Holler If You Hear Me Broadway Dir. Kenny Leon
Banana Sheep Off- Broadway Cirque Du Soleil
Jelly's Last Jam Reg. Theatre Signature Theatre, DC
42ND Street Reg. Theatre Drury Lane Theatre, CHI
Lights Out:Nat King Cole Reg. Theatre The Peoples Light Theatre, PA
Ain't Misbehaving Reg. Theatre Signature Theatre, DC
Busta Rhymes Dancer Hi Hat - MTV VMAS
Mariah Carey Dancer Marty Kudelka - Mimi Promo Tour
Common, Salt N Peppa Dancer Fatima - VH-1 Hip Hop Honors
Wisin Y Yandel Dancer Catalina/Gerard - Latin Grammys
Broadway Underground Producer Jared Grimes - BB KINGS
Run The Night Producer Jared Grimes - Highline Ballroom