Angela Nicole Patmon grew up in Columbus, OH dancing from a young age. She is a proud alum of Ohio University where she was a Templeton Scholar on full scholarship and graduated with honors earning her BFA in dance performance, choreography, and pedagogy. Patmon was a swing in The Jungle Book under Tony Award winners Christopher Gattelli and Mary Zimmerman, and danced with with The Metropolitan Opera Ballet, at Jazz at Lincoln Center, and Central Park Summer Stage here in New York, as well as New Jersey Performing Arts Center and Jacobs Pillow.
She danced as a soloist for Deeply Rooted Dance Theater for over five years, and as a guest dancer for Wideman/Davis Dance, Elements Contemporary Ballet, Oui Danse, and Eisenhower Dance Ensemble, in addition to performing as a backup dancer for Peaches, Fabulous, and Christina Milian. Patmon has danced for several choreographers including Earl Mosley, Stefanie Batten Bland, Sean Curran, Tammy Colucci, Kristine Covillo Lynch, Kellen Stancil, and Brice Mousset. Other credits include Detroit Opera’s production of Pearl Fishers, and commercial dance work for MAC Cosmetics, Hermès, Apple Watch, and Wolford for New York Fashion Week. Patmon also danced in Bollywood hit film Dhoom 3, and appeared in STARZ Network’s Flesh and Bone, and as Alicia Bloom in Elementary.
Patmon is on faculty at Broadway Dance Center and Marymount School in New York City. She has choreographed for several films and musical productions including Annie, Wizard of Oz, Mulan, and Freaky Friday.