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Ricarrdo Valentine

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Ricarrdo Valentine is a dancer and choreographer, who was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He began his training at Elliot Feld/Ballet Tech at the age of 8 years old. Ricarrdo later went on to join Dancewave Kids Company to perform various company repertories by world-renowned choreographers such as Donald Byrd, Mark Morris, David Dorfman, Twlya Tharp, and Doug Varone. After, leaving Dancewave Kids Company in 2003, Ricarrdo went on to continue his training at Gallman’s Newark Dance Theater, under the world-renowned choreographer Alfred Gallman. In July 2011, Ricarrdo Valentine completed the Earl Mosley Institute of the Arts summer intensive, performing works by Rennie Harris, Earl Mosely and Freddie Moore. In November 2011, Ricarrdo Valentine performed in the works-in-process program at the Guggenheim Museum with Christal Brown and Fred Ho in the “The Sweet Science Suite: A Scientific Soul Music Honoring of Muhammad Ali”. He has recently completed a residency at Middlebury College performing and teaching “The Opulence of Integrity” with Christal Brown/INspirit Dance Company. Ricarrdo is very happy to be dancing with Malcolm Low/FormalStructure, Paloma Mcgregor,Jill Sigman/Thinkdance, Christal Brown/INspirit, Dante Brown/Warehouse dance, and Delirious Dance. Ricarrdo is a proud Nichiren Buddhist member of the Soka Gakkai International-USA.