Christopher D'Amboise

Dancer Writer Choreographer Director Educator

Where Dance Tells the Story

Created by Christopher D'Amboise to inspire and integrate movement into the storytelling process, Moving Story is a philosophy as well as a production company dedicated to the innovative use of dance, choreography, and visual storytelling.

Born into a family of dancers, Christopher has had many careers. From choreographer to author, his work spans multiple genres and explores the integration of text, dance, music, and storytelling.


Principal dancer New York City Ballet: worked closely with George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins.

Broadway: co-stared with Bernadette Peters in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Song and Dance: Tony Nomination.


Heritage Professor: George Mason University.

Teaching: Workshops, lectures and master-classes worldwide from Texas to Tokyo.


Off-Center Ballet and The Pennsylvania Ballet. 1988-94

President/CEO: Pennsylvania Ballet: 1990-94





New York, London, Bratislava, Copenhagen, Antwerp, Lisbon, Istanbul, San Francisco and more…

Ballet: New York City Ballet, Royal Ballet of Flanders, Pennsylvania Ballet, National Ballet of Amsterdam, and the San Francisco Ballet and more…

Theater: High Society, The Studio, My Fair Lady, Guys and Dolls, Fiddler on the Roof, Romeo and Juliet, Voice of the City, You Never Know, Up the Avenue, Saving Amiee.

Latest work: Evita, The Olney Theatre Center


Theater: The Studio, Voice of the City, Can Can, Secret Notes at Barnes & Noble, Revival.

Books: Leap Year: A Year in the Life of a Dancer, Strange Pull: A Choreographer’s Guidebook.

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