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Christopher Wheeldon (2016)

Christopher Peter Wheeldon OBE is an English international choreographer of contemporary ballet.

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About the Christopher Wheeldon Interview

My short bio: Hello there! It's Christopher Wheeldon. I'm a ballet choreographer for international ballet companies and recently directed my first Broadway Musical, the Tony Award Winning "An American in Paris." Tickets are still available here: http://www.anamericaninparisbroadway.com/. We'll be going out on a national tour of the USA opening in Boston on the 27th of October. Coming to a city near you!

I've trained at the Royal Ballet School in London and danced with the Royal ballet and the New York City Ballet. I was the first resident Choreographer for the NYC Ballet and currently an artistic associate of the Royal Ballet.

For an example of a complex dramatic piece of storytelling ballet that moves at the pace of a movie check out my "Winters Tale," based on the play by Shakespeare, with The National Ballet Canada at Lincoln Center New York City July 28-31: http://national.ballet.ca/Productions/2016-17-Season/Winters-Tale-Lincoln-Center-2016

My Proof: http://imgur.com/x07laRj

Edit: Thanks for the great questions everyone! It's been fun talking to you all. Come check out my performances if you can and hope to see you there!

Christopher Wheeldon Jul 14, 2016