Christopher D’Amboise

Christopher d’Amboise

Visiting Artist

Christopher d’Amboise is a dancer, director, choreographer, playwright, teacher and educator. As a principal dancer with New York City Ballet, he worked closely with both George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins. On Broadway he co-starred with Bernadette Peters in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Song and Dance, for which he earned a Tony nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for a role in which he only danced. As a choreographer, Christopher has created over 80 works seen worldwide and his ballets have been presented in over 30 companies. As playwright, Christopher is noted for his works that integrate music, dance text and visual storytelling.

Musical Theatre choreography credits include productions of High Society and the rock musical William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Television credits include Kennedy Center Honors, Live from Studio 8H, and the Emmy Award-winning documentary He Makes Me Feel Like Dancing. He is also known for his work as a director and as Artistic Director and President/CEO of The Pennsylvania Ballet.

Christopher worked in New York City, developing Revival, a unique dance and musical collaboration based on the collective experience of the show’s creative team which includes Christopher d’Amboise and Broadway veterans Paige Price, Michael Paternostro, and Kelly Crandall.