Princess Grace Award:
Dance Fellowship, 2003
Prince Credell is originally from Bronx, NY, and began formal training at The Ailey School (Judith Jamison Scholar). After graduating from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School for Performing Arts he continued his training at the San Francisco Ballet School and then joined AileyII. Between 2002 and 2006 he worked with Alonzo King's Lines Ballet, and has since assisted in staging Mr. King's works on repertory companies nationally and abroad (Charlotte Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Ballet Béjart Lausanne). During that period Mr. Credell also received the Isadora Duncan Dance award (2006) for performing King's work, Who Dressed you like a Foreigner?.
In the past he has also appeared as a guest artist with Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Spectrum Dance Theater and Jacoby & Pronk. By the end of 2006, Credell joined Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, followed by a three-year engagement with Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève. During this period Credell danced a wide range of contemporary works.
Prince Credell joined the Netherlands Dance Theater in 2013 where he has worked with house and visiting choreographers on creations annually. In addition to performing, Mr.Credell is a revisiting faculty member of both the LINES Ballet School and The Ailey School. His film credits include the documentary, "Alonzo King Goes to Venice", and "Shake-Off" which premiered in the Lincoln Center Film Festival (2005), and Lincoln Center Dance on Camera Festival (2008) respectively.