GUEST CHOREOGRAPHERS & ARTISTS BIOS
Chris Hale began his career as director, choreographer, and teacher at The Hudson Valley Conservatory under the direction of Samuel E.Wright ("Mufasa" original Broadway cast of Disney's The Lion King) and his wife Amanda. He adapted and directed a production of William Shakespeare's A Mid-Summer Night's Dream, and choreographed Retribution, an original contemporary ballet for Images dance company.
Professional credits include KTU's Miracle on 34th Street where he performed with such recording artists as Mary J. Blige, Deborah Cox, Tamia, Gloria Gaynor, and Michael Jackson. He appeared as an ensemble dancer in Houston Grande Opera's production of Carmen with director/choreographer Michele Assaf. In 2002 he got the pleasure of performing with international singing sensation Anastasia at the FIFA World Cup Final Draw in Busan, Korea.