Jared Grimes is a quadruple threat in the world of the arts where he is heavily making his mark in singing, dancing, acting, and choreographing. On numerous occasions, he has danced alongside legends such as Wynton Marsalis Gregory Hines, Debbie Allen, Ben Vereen, Jerry Lewis, and has also performed for Barack Obama and Ted Kennedy at the Kennedy Center.
Grimes has toured with Musical legend, Mariah Carey, under the choreography of Marty Kudelka, and danced for artists such as Common, Salt-n-Pepa, Envogue, Busta Rhymes and the Roots.
Jared's theater credits include, “A Soldiers Play” on Broadway, directed by Kenny Leon, "After Midnight on Broadway", directed by Warren Carlyle, The Radio City “Spring Spectacular” directed by Warren Carlyle and Diane Paulus and “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" directed by John Rando at (Encores).
Grimes has appeared in commercials for Coca-Cola, Subway, MTV and danced on television shows such as CBS' "Star Search," "Showtime at the Apollo," ABC Family's "Dance Fever" and "The Jerry Lewis Telethon."
His television acting credits include Foxs' "Fringe", HBO's "Boardwalk Empire", and NBCs “Manifest”.
His feature film credits include, Paramount's, "The Marc Pease Experience", starring Ben Stiller, New Line Cinema's "Little Manhattan", Elevation Filmwork's' "First Born," starring Elizabeth Shue and The Korean film “Swing Kids”.
Grimes made his choreography debut with Cirque Du Soleil and since has choreographed the musicals Holler If You Hear Me(Assoc.) Jellys Last Jam, Scottsboro Boys, Aint Misbehaving and 42nd Street. Jared is currently playing the recurring role of Adrian Shannon on NBCs Manifest.