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CHARISSA BARTON

Choreographer

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Charissa-Lee Barton is a choreographer, director, and producer currently based in Los Angeles. With a career that spans 25 years and 17 countries, Charissa-Lee has worked with James Gunn, Julie Taymor, Hasan Minhaj, Alan Tudyk, Robert Battle, Howard Schatz, Billy Taylor, New York City Ballet, Parsons Dance Company, and Benjamin Millepied, among others. Her credits include choreography for HBOMax, Netflix, SyFy, and the Grammys. She is co-founder of Axis Connect, a creative platform for world-class dance artists. Her work was recently featured at the Ailey Theater in New York City.

Charissa-Lee has performed on world-renowned stages including the Sydney Opera House, Kennedy Center, City Center, La Scala, Spoleto, and countless others, and has been featured in numerous publications including the New York Times, Vogue Magazine, Dance Magazine, and several prominent international publications.

Alongside her achievements in the Entertainment industry, Charissa-Lee ran a humanitarian organization that brought aid to Africa, El Salvador, India, Peru, Bolivia, and the US. Armed with a unique creative voice, her experience, leadership skills, and collaborative spirit render her invaluable in the field of entertainment.

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Theatre
Dancebreak NYC
Choreographer
Ailey Theater
Axis Connect Showcase
Director/Choreographer
Baryshnikov Arts Center
Television
Peacemaker
Choreographer
HBOMax
Double Down with Rob Riggle
Choreographer
TBS
Conman
Choreographer
NBC Universal/SyFy
Patriot Act
Choreographer
Netflix
Award Shows
Grammy Awards w/ Katy Perry
Associate Choreographer
Music Videos
Shawn Amos "Ain't Gonna Name Names"
Choreographer
Shawn Amos "You're Gonna Miss Me"
Choreographer
Digital
Pixvana VR for Ralph + Russo
Choreographer
#Vote Campaign (POC)
Director
Tyler Ellis/Vogue
Choreographer
Brugal
Choreographer
Sparkling Ice
Choreographer
Instagram (Thanksgiving Campaign)
Co-Choreographer
Ford
Choreographer/Staging
Film
Has She Never Asked Me
Director/Producer
Question Of You
Director/Choreographer
Jane Love
Co-Choreographer
Concerts/Tours/Live Events
Comic-Con/SyFy
Choreographer
Mowglis Live
Choreographer
Miscellaneous
Barton Movement
Co-Founder/Director
Axis Connect
Co-Founder/Director
One Love Fund
Co-Founder/President
SQ Foundation
Co-Founder/President
Guest Teacher
Various Colleges

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