MINI-BIO

Authentic Detroit Dance And Music

From an early age, Ronald "QWNTYM" Ford Jr. set out to become a performer and has ultimately transformed into a visionary, music producer, director, playwright, choreographer, and professional artist specializing in a variation of Funkateer Dance and Dance Music. His dance collective, the Unstoppables are long time torch bearers for the Funkateer style. Always striving to inspire the Detroit dance community, QWNTYM consistently raises the bar in leadership and output of his art.  QWNTYM is a 2018 Kresge Fellow and Award Recipient for Dance & Choreograpy, 2019 Art X Detroit grantee for his project- Jit the Funk Up and Dance!, and 2019 Knights (Foundation) Challenge winner of a grant enabling free Funkateer dance style workshops for metro Detroit high schools. Check out his upcoming gigs and his newest projects, which includes a sequel to Jit the Funk Up and Dance! and a play about Detroit's dance legacies.   
Please get in touch with QWNTYM for any questions.