A little bit about me

Neil “Dradle” Schwartz has been dancing since the age of seven.  After graduating from the University of Maryland and moving to NYC, he has had the privilege to work with Rhapsody James, Luam, Lisette, Chonique, and Eric Jenkins. He has choreographed for artists such as Push Play and Dnay B (alongside Jared Jenkins). He has also had the opportunity to assist Luam on Monica Rush, Artist M.E.,was production assistant for Dawn Richards, and assistant choreographer for Icona Pop on Americas Got Talent and David Letterman.  Recently Neil had the privilege of working with artist Mateo who is currently on tour with Chrisette Michele and Keyshia Cole and was hand selected to choreograph an Industrial for Sephora’s launch of Pharrell Williams fragrance Girl.

Most recently he was an assistant choreographer with Lisette Bustamante on Girl Generation Hikkup.  Neil was also hand selected to work with actor Channing Tatum as a Co- Choreographer alongside Catherine Hidalgo and Mike D’ Alessio from PMG for the flashmob seen on The Today Show in promotion for Warner Brothers Magic Mike.  Recently he has traveled to Hawaii,Peru, Mexico, Brazil, Croatia, Sweden, Switzerland, Vienna, Italy, and Argentina teaching workshops and was a recipient at the Young Choreographers festival in 2010 and as a returning guest artist in 2011. In 2011 he joined the judging panel for the World Of Dance tour and now teaches at Broadway Dance Center in NY. His choreography can be seen on The Today Show, David Letterman, Good morning America, NBC Live, World of Dance LA, Carnival Choreographers ball (NY/LA), Rhapsody James presents  Sirens After Dark and more.