CHIP ABBOTT

Classes Offered: Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, Broadway, Leaps & Turns and Ballet

Chip Abbott is a NYC based choreographer and dancer who grew up in the Lake Tahoe area. His performance career spans the worlds of concert dance, commercial dance, and Broadway. He recently choreographed Disney’s The Little Mermaid at Red Mountain Theatre Company and On The Town at the San Francisco Symphony (Bergasse choreography, re-staged). Chip served as assistant choreographer and dance captain to Joshua Bergasse on the Broadway Revival of On The Town (Tony nominee for best choreography.)

Other theatre credits include the national tours of Andy Blankenbuehler’s Joseph…Dreamcoat, and R+H’s Cinderella. He has been seen on the Today Show, The Tony Awards on CBS and has performed at the Kennedy Center, Madison Square Garden, and in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular in New York City. Chip’s choreography has been seen at Gus Giordano’s Jazz Dance World Congress and he has choreographed works on Houston Met Too and University of Central Oklahoma. He is a master teacher and has taught at Oklahoma City University, Boston Conservatory, and is a guest teacher at Broadway Dance Center in New York City. Proud graduate of Oklahoma City University!