Quincy A. Junor (Graham)
Quincy A. Junor, is a native of Guyana, South America, he started his training under the direction of his mentor Gloria Moylan. He is a graduate of F. H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts and he holds a BFA in Dance from SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Dance. He has attended Brooklyn Music School, The Ailey School, and Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School–all on full scholarship. Mr. Junor has been awarded the Dr. Marvin & Carol Eiger scholarship in Dance and is a Richard & Mica Hadar Scholar in Dance. In 2002 & 2003, he was a finalist in the National Fine Arts Competition for Liturgical Dance. In 2004, he was the recipient of the NFAA/ARTS award in choreograph for his work The Chase. He has choreographed for Genesis Dance Company, Purchase Repertory Theatre’s production of Derek Walcott’s The Odyssey, and for the Neuberger Museum of Art, and was the resident choreographer for Teatromania Acting Company from 2004-2007, where he also went to Italy as part of their Artist in Residence program to teach and set a few of his works. He has also appeared on television in PBS/BBC’s t.v. special The Secret Life of The Brain and in a Public Service Announcement for NYC H.S. of The Performing Arts. Mr. Junor was invited to perform Mark Morris’ Gloria and Lauri Stalling’s The Great Quiet at The Kennedy Center and at the Hong Kong International Dance Festival, along with the Purchase Dance Corps. He has also performed for Dove, Stellar, and Grammy Award winning Gospel Artists Alvin Slaughter and Dr. Pastor Marvin Sapp. Mr. Junor has performed works by Alvin Ailey, Robert Battle, Pat Catterson, Patricia Dye, Troy Powell, Kevin Wynn and Nathan Trice. He has also performed for Errol Grimes Dance Group and Lane & Co. and was a member of Genesis Dance Company, SYREN Modern Dance and Riedel Dance Theatre. In 2009 Mr. Junor relocated to Berlin, Germany, where he continued to work commercially. He was casted by Spanish production company Petra Garmon in their commercial for the Gat Hotel. He then went on to become choreographic assistant and dancer for choreographer Jeremy Wade for rock electric singer Peaches on her production of Peaches Does Herself at the Hebbel Theatre(HAU I). Which was later produced into a film which was presented at the Toronto International Film Festival(TIFF) and the 63rd Berlinale Film Festival. From 2010-2012 he worked for TUI Cruises GmbH cruise-liner Mein Schiff I & II, first as a performer then as Junior Choreographic Manager where he collaborated as a choreographer for their production Qi: On The Sea. Most recently he was a guest performer with Just Live Dance Productions and Nature Theater of Oklahoma at HAU I.