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Ray Hesselink

A director and a choreographer living and working in New York City.He has been known for training the children performing in Broadway’s Billy Elliot:The Musical.Ray Hesselink hold Bachelors in Arts from the School of Theater at UCLA.Ray Hesselink created the role of Mr.Happy in Dereck Grant’s Imagine Tap.He is a faculty on Julliard,Broadway Dance Center,STEPS on Broadway’s Billy Elliot currently.He is known for his sense of humor too.His favorite performances include "Bud" in Batboy: The Musical.He was a principal dancer in  Nayikas, a classical Indian Dance Company. He has choreographed for carious places such as  New York Musical Theater Festival, The Duke Theater, Symphony Space, Yale Drama School  and recently he did choreography for  Heatwave: The Jack Cole Story and co-writer/choreographer to I Heart Bob at Joyce SoHo which won an enthusiastic review from the New York Times


Dance forms
  • Tap dance
Choreography Experience
Dance Experience
  • Advanced




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Ray Hesselink

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