Andrew James Ritfeld
Andrew James Ritfeld is originally from Kissimee, FL, and moved to Georgia at age 13. While growing up, his passion was sports--he enjoyed basketball, football, track, and wrestling. Ritfeld was pursuing a BFA in Mass Media with a Minor in Theatre at Valdosta State University when he discovered dance and chose it as the career path he would pursue. During that time he danced with SWADance Collective under Artistic Director Sarah Wilds-Arnette. Since graduating he has worked professionally in Atlanta with Full Radius Dance, Southern Arc Dance Theatre, Good Moves Dance, Catellier Dance Projects, Me.You.Us.We.Them, Makeshift Social Circus and independent choreographers; Susanna M. Green, Anika Austin, and Gabriella Dorado. This is Ritfeld’s third season with Core Dance.