Born in Brooklyn, NY, and raised in Chattanooga, TN, Fredrick Davis began his training as a full scholarship recipient with Ballet Tennessee.
Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble accepted Mr. Davis to have the privilege to work with Arthur Mitchell and then was promoted Company member under the direction of Virginia Johnson dancing numerous such as the "Pas de Deux" from George Balanchine' s Agon, the "Pas de Deux" from Alvin Ailey's Lark Ascending, "The Male Duet" from Ulysses Dove's Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven, the "Pas de Deux" from Darrell Grand Montre's Vessels, Christopher Huggins "Pas de Trios" In The Mirror of Mind, "Four Men's Variation" from Freddie Franklin's Pas de Dix of Raymonda and Donald Byrd's Contested Space.
He has performed with the Dance Theatre of Harlem on National and International tours and was also a U.S. Ambassador for Dance Theatre of Harlem in Kingston, Jamaica, St.Thomas, and Honduras. In addition, he has performed at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem, has been a guest artist for Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Donald McKayle honors performance in Irvine, CA, The Kennedy Center and Honors in DC, The Paramount Theatre in Seattle, WA, danced the "Pas de Deux" with Emiko Flanagan from George Balanchine's ballet Agon for Wendy Whelan's documentary private presentation of "The Restless Creature" and has performed for Arthur Mitchell's DTH Vision Gala with Ashley Murphy (Washington Ballet) alongside with Misty Copeland (ABT) and Matthew Prescott (International Freelance Artist).
Mr. Davis was a Guest Principal dancer with Ballet Tuscon cast in roles as The Sugarplum Fairy Cavalier in the "The Nutcracker," Don Quixote 3rd Act Grand Pas Deux, Balcony Pas de Deux in "Romeo and Juliet," and Solor in Kingdom of Shades from "La Bayadere."
Just recently, Fredrick has signed a contract to join as Guest Artist and Choreographer for the New Jersey Ballet Company.
Fredrick has a documentary by WTCI-PBS production from Chattanooga, TN, based on his life being a homeless child on the street to transcend to be a world-class ballet dancer. "From the streets to the stage: The Journey of Fredrick Davis" won an Emmy at the 31st Midsouth Regional Awards.