At the age of 18, Rory Freeman was a Silver Award recipient in Modern Dance from the National Foundation for Advancements in the Arts (NFFA). He then went on to earn his BFA in 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. In 2010, he joined the world renowned dance company, MOMIX, and performed nationally and internationally. Since moving to Los Angeles in 2013, Rory has had the honor of working and performing with companies such as Commonality, Escape Artists, and Royal Flux. In addition, he has worked with music artists such as Earth, Wind, & Fire, Taylor Swift, Paula Abdul, and Jack Wagner, among others. He has appeared in Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” and Paula Abdul’s “Check Yourself” music videos. He had the pleasure of being a part of the skeleton crew to create part of the Opening Ceremonies for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Rory is a part of the faculty and judges for various national conventions and competitions. He has taught & choreographed at numerous studios across the U.S. and South America. Rory is also the Co-Founder and Co-Director of MOVE: The Initiative, a dance intensive that takes place in the New England area, where he is from. Since joining Shaping Sound in 2013, Rory has been a part of the company’s first ever national tour, performed at the International Festival Dans Encore, the Dizzy Feet Foundation Gala, Reality Television Awards, and Dancer Palooza.