Cherice Barton is thrilled to have choreographed Katy Perry’s critically acclaimed appearance at the Staples Center in Los Angeles for the 57th Grammy Awards. As a choreographer and creative consultant, Ms Barton has a unique eye for transforming dance into inspired, emotional and visually stunning work, from the stage to the screen. Cherice recently joined the creative team of America's Got Talent as Choreography Associate following her work with George Lucas, choreographing Disney’s Strange Magic, by Lucasfilm Animation/ILM and released by Touchstone Pictures in January of 2015. She choreographed the Off Broadway production, Wearing Lorca’s Bowtie, at the Duke on 42nd Street and is proud to have been on the original creative team of the epic Broadway show, Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark. Prior to Ms. Barton's return to NYC from Las Vegas, she was the resident choreographer and casting evaluator for Franco Dragone's cirque aquatic spectacle, Le Reve, at the Wynn Resort Hotel and Casino.
An extensive background in the conception and production of live events combined with a recent immersion into television, film and animation has led Ms Barton to collaborate on numerous notable projects including productions by American Ballet Theater, The Grammy Awards, Disney, Lucasfilm, Aszure Barton & Artists, Ballet British Columbia, Dragone Entertainment Group, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, Chutzpah! Festival and many more. She has joined forces with numerous prestigious artists and innovators such as George Lucas, Katy Perry, Julie Taymor, Franco Dragone, Mia Michaels, Vincent Paterson, Aszure Barton, Danny Ezralow, Serge Denancourt, Giuliano Peparini, John Carrafa and Crystal Pite, to name a few. She is frequently asked to choreograph, lecture and conduct master classes for such distinguished institutions as The Juilliard School, New York University Tisch School of the Arts, Pace University, Marymount Manhattan College, Suny Purchase College, Barnard College at Columbia University, Adelphi College and The Banff Center School of Fine Arts.
Cherice Barton's performance career has spanned 20 years in over 30 countries across six continents. The eldest of the three Barton sisters, all successful artists, she is keeping the crazy Barton tradition alive as a creative force of her own while devoting her heart to her beautiful daughters, beloved husband and the best family a girl could ask for.