Durell R. Comedy
DURELL R. COMEDY is a native of Prince Georges County, MD and began dancing at the age of 6. He graduated from the Visual & Performing Arts program at Suitland High School in 2004 and from George Mason University (magna cum laude), receiving his BFA Degree in Dance Performance in 2008. Since then, he has worked and performed with artists such as The Metropolitan Opera, Troy Powell, Matthew Rushing, CorbinDances, Roger C. Jeffrey & Kyle Abraham. Mr. Comedy was a member of the Limón Dance Company from 2009-2015, where he performed soloist and principal roles. An instructor certified in teaching Limón principles, he’s taught master classes and workshops at Vassar College, Maryland Youth Ballet, Ballet Hispanico, CityDance Center at Strathmore & the Limón Institute. A former fellowship student at the Ailey School and an adjunct faculty member in 2014 at George Mason University’s School of Dance, Mr. Comedy was awarded the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award for the College of Visual and Performing Arts of George Mason University. Comedy began working as an apprentice with the Mark Morris Dance Group in 2015 and became a company member in 2016 and retired from his performance career in 2019. He, his wife, Hannah and 3 daughters, reside in Houston, TX and currently serves as Worship Associate and Creative Arts Academy Coordinator for Champion Forest Baptist Church, located in NW Houston.