Ahmad Simmons

Ahmad Simmons is currently appearing in the Broadway revival of Carousel featuring the Tony Award winning choreography of Justin Peck. He was previously seen in the role of Alonzo in the revival of Cats choreographed by Andy Blankenbuehler. Recent credits include the ABC TV remake of  "Dirty Dancing". A graduate of Point Park University, he has toured Russia, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and all over the U.S as a dancer with Parsons Dance Company, River North Dance Chicago, and Eisenhower Dance. As a choreographer, Ahmad has created works for DanceWorks Chicago, Thodos Dance Chicago, Eisenhower Dance, and Visceral Dance Chicago. In addition to concert dance he's spent summer performing with the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, where he received the Julia Deberson Award for his work in Hairspray, The Producers, Curtains, White Christmas, and Cats. His passion for teaching young professionals has led former students to the Juilliard School, University of Michigan, Point Park University and Marymount Manhattan.