009Ralph Escamillan




The Georgia Straight

Born in Brampton, ON, Ralph started his training at age 14 at Harbour Dance Centre in Vancouver, BC. His arsenal of performance skills include a verity of street dance styles, ballroom, circus, drag and was a graduated of Contemporary Training Program Modus Operandi (2015). In his earlier years of dancing he danced with Vancouver crews such as Kill The Lights, House Of Ladouche, Freshgroove Productions, SickStyles and 247company. He’s worked with commercial choreographers Paul Becker, Tucker Barkely, Luther Brown, Aakomon “AJ” Jones, Kenny Ortega and Gil Duldulao; and artist Victoria Duffield, Zendaya Coleman and was a guest dancer for Janet Jackson “Unbreakable” tour (2015). Contemporary contracts include: Gadfly Collective (Toronto), Inlayers (Calgary), Kinesis Dance Somatheatro, Out Innerspace Theatre, and in 2014 apprenticed with Kidd Pivot. He is currently working/touring with Co- Erasga Dance, Company 605, Wen Wei Dance and as an emerging choreographer explores the complexities of identity and culture through his work.