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Chip Abbott is a NYC based director, choreographer, and dancer who is currently the associate choreographer of the first national tour of Tootsie (choreography by Denis Jones 2019 Tony Nominee for Tootsie ). Chip made his Broadway debut in On the Town as assistant choreographer, swing, and dance captain to the Emmy Award winning Joshua Bergasse (Tony Nominee 2015 for On the Town...read more
Tapping into the dancer’s sense of confidence and giving them skills and insight that are applicable to the real world of working in theater and dance is what this class is about. Creating a safe space to truly take a risk, so that risk-taking is not only happening in an audition room or performance space. A judgement-free zone where we uplift, inspire, and push one another to learn not only more about our craft, but about the human experience. A heavy focus on technique with a supple warm-up, full combination, and occasional across the floor prepares dancers for what will be asked of them in “the room.” This all happens in a nurturing, fun-loving environment where all are welcome and yes... there will be dad jokes.