A’Drey Vinogradov, born and raised in Russia, started dancing at the age of 7, had been professionally trained in different styles of dance, from ballet to Russian folk to Jazz; but decided to concentrate his training on Contemporary and Hip-Hop styles. At the age of 18, A’Drey moved to Moscow and entered TODES, one of the most famous commercial dance companies in the country. Within the next 3 years A’Drey had been travelling and teaching workshops and working with dancers in Latvia, the Czech Republic, Kazakhstan, Finland and also in the United States.
In 2008 A’Drey came to New York City and studied at Broadway Dance Center and Joffrey Ballet School. There, he was immediately recognized as a talented dancer and started working with and assisting a few faculty choreographers. After his program was finished he decided to move to New York City permanently to follow his dream to becoming a professional choreographer.
As a choreographer, A’Drey’s works had been featured in the biggest commercial dance showcases in New York City and Los Angeles. As a teacher he has taught his classes and workshops in the studios throughout the United States. Earlier this year he had a chance to work with Florence + The Machine on their latest music videos What Kind Of Man, under direction of Ryan Heffington (Sia, FKA twigs, Years & Years), and Delilah, choreographed by Holly Blakey (Florence + The Machine, Lianne La Havas).
In June 2015 A’Drey became a finalist for prestigious Capezio A.C.E. Awards (Awards for Choreographic Excellence).
A’Drey’s choreography style is a fusion of European Modern Dance and American Contemporary with Hip-Hop/Street-Jazz influences. It is always intricate, full of energy, emotionally charged fusion of movement. Stay on the look out because this young choreographer’s journey is only at it’s beginning.