Rory Freeman most recently can be seen as a Principal Dancer in the highly anticipated Disney+ movie “Hocus Pocus 2”. In 2018 he performed with recording artist Rita Ora at the People’s Choice Awards. He was a Principal Dancer with Travis Wall’s Shaping Sound on the show “After The Curtain.” He had toured with the company for 5 years across the nation as well as performing on The Ellen Degeneres Show. Rory had the honor of performing in Sonya Tayeh’s first full length show in New York City called “You Still Call Me By Name.”
You may have seen him as a Featured Dancer on the hit television shows America’s Got Talent Season 11. He has worked with some of the top music artists such as: Taylor Swift, Rita Ora, Paula Abdul, Earth, Wind, & Fire, and Jack Wagner. Music video credits include: Taylor Swifts’ “Shake it Off’ and Paula Abdul’s’ “Check Yourself”. In 2014, he was part of the skeleton crew to create a number as part of the Opening Ceremonies for the Winter Olympics.
Rory feels blessed to have been able to perform all over the world with the world renowned dance company, MOMIX. Before his career started he proudly earned his BFA in Modern Dance from SUNY Purchase (NY) in 2010. This gave him the opportunity to perform pieces by Bill T. Jones, Paul Taylor, Bella Lewitsky, and Luca Veggetti. At the age of 18, he received the prestigious Silver Award in Modern Dance from the National Foundation for Advancements in the Arts (NFAA).
Rory is a part of the faculty and judges for various national conventions and competitions. He is proud to be YPAD (Youth Protection Advocates for Dancers) certified. He has taught & choreographed at numerous studios across North and South America. He is honored to also be a CLI Studios choreographer. Rory is also the Co-Founder and Co-Director of Move: The Initiative, a 4 day Dance Intensive based in New England. He chooses to live by the quote, “Let your life mean something. Become and inspiration to others.”