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Celebration of Mr Voodoo Ray

  • Le Poisson Rouge 158 Bleecker Street New York, NY, 10012 United States (map)

Raymond Ultarte, aka Boogie Ray aka Voodoo Ray, passed away unexpectedly at the age of 50. 

Throughout his career he showcased his top-tier footwork in visuals for some of the biggest musicians in the world, including the likes of JAY-Z (“Sunshine”), MC Lyte (“Ice Cream Dream”), Run-DMC (“It’s Like That”), Mariah Carey (“Honey,” “The Roof”), Wyclef Jean (“Trying to Stay Alive,” “Pussycat”), Backstreet Boys (“Larger Than Life”), Black Moon (“Two Turntables & a Mic”), Bounty Killer (“It’s a Party”), Rah Digga (“Party and Bullshit”), Nikki D (“Wasted”), Busta Rhymes (“Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See”), Cuban Link (“Scandalous”), Doug E. Fresh (“Busting Out”), Monie Love (“Born 2 B.R.E.E.D.”) and more.

Ray's achievements over the years are endless; A key fixture of the N.Y. nightlife, Ray paved the way for countless DJs to spin at parties over the years. He also made a name appearing in music videos throughout the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s and along with DJ Tony Touch, Ray also hosted NYC’s famous Funkbox dance parties. Beside his obvious dance talent, Ray was also an actor; his most recent appearance was Netflix show  "The Get Down." 

Founder of the "Boogieland Central Dance Showcase" where he exposes upcoming young choreographers and companies from NYC, Ray invited ASTC for the first edition and since then have been a family. We are so grateful to call him our talent scout and ASTC board member. 

Earlier Event: August 30
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Later Event: December 10
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