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H

I'M

CHRISTOPHER

HORSEY.

DIRECTOR     CHOREOGRAPHER     PERFORMER     EDUCATOR     CREATIVE

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01 PROFILE

DIRECTOR FOR THEATRE, CONCERTS AND SCREEN DANCE
CHOREOGRAPHER FOR STAGE, TV/FILM AND EDUCATION
DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER ACROSS MULTIPLE EVENTS
PERFORMER IN THEATRE, FILM AND TV
PERFORMING ARTS LECTURER & EDUCATOR

CHRISTOPHER HORSEY IS MOST FAMOUS FOR HIS WORK AS A FOUNDING MEMBER AND PERFORMER IN THREE OF AUSTRALIA'S MOST SUCCESSFUL INTERNATIONAL DANCE EXPORTS; HOT SHOE SHUFFLE (WEST END, LONDON), TAP DOGS (BROADWAY, NEW YORK) AND BOOTMEN (FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES).

 

CHRIS WAS A WORLD CHAMPION TAP DANCER (FRED ASTAIRE INTERNATIONAL TAP CHAMPIONSHIP, NEW YORK) AT THE AGE OF TWELVE AND PURSUED A CAREER AS BOTH A PERFORMER AND CHOREOGRAPHER AT AN EARLY AGE.  

HE BEGAN HIS PROFESSIONAL CAREER AS A PERFORMER AT THE AGE OF SEVENTEEN IN THE FRANK SINATRA CONCERT (SANCTUARY COVE 'ULTIMATE EVENT'). 

HE BEGAN HIS PROFESSIONAL CAREER IN CHOREOGRAPHY CREATING NIGHTCLUB SHOWS AT SYDNEY'S HILTON HOTEL AT THE AGE OF 18 AND CONTINUES CREATING DANCE FOR PRODUCTIONS ON STAGE AND SCREEN WHILE MAINTAINING A SIGNIFICANT PRESENCE ONSTAGE IN MUSICALS INCLUDING; CHICAGO, WEST SIDE STORY, 42ND ST, GUYS & DOLLS, CRAZY FOR YOU, KISS ME KATE AND THE TAP PACK.

LOGGING UP MORE THAN 10,000 HOURS TEACHING THE PERFORMING ARTS, HE HAS CONDUCTED WORKSHOPS, TAUGHT MUSICAL THEATRE, DRAMA AND TAP DANCE AND LECTURED IN DOZENS OF DANCE SCHOOLS, ACADEMY'S, STUDIOS AND UNIVERSITIES INCLUDING QLD CONSERVATORIUM, FEDERATION UNIVERSITY, AMPA AND VICTORIAN COLLEGE OF THE ARTS

MORE RECENTLY, CHRIS CASTS AND CHOREOGRAPHS FOR DISNEYLAND PARIS, CAROLS IN THE DOMAIN (NETWORK 7) AND WAKEFIELD (ABC/TV).    

 
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02 PORTFOLIO

MY LATEST WORK. SEE MORE >

03 Experience

2013-2016

 The Production Company (role: Benny Southstreet) - GUYS & DOLLS

Opera Queensland (choreography/role: Paul) - KISS ME, KATE

 Australian Tour (role: Marty) - THE TAP PACK

The Theatre Division (choreography) - RUTHLESS

 (choreography/role: Officer Hammett) -  THE DETECTIVES HANDBOOK

New Musicals/Hayes Theatre

   Monkey Baa Theatre (choreography) - BUGALUGS BUM THIEF

  Soulfood  (Director/Choreographer) - SOULFOOD: ICONIC A'CAPELLA

   Hayes Theatre (choreography) - EVERYBODY LOVES LUCY

 GFO (panelist/choreography) - ROB GUEST ENDOWMENT

  Good Egg Creative (choreographer) - ROCK RHAPSODY

   Sydney Fringe Festival (choreographer/role: Dr God) - LIFE FORCE

 (Producer/associate director/choreographer) - SOULMATES

Human Nature

Packemin Productions (role: Rooster) - ANNIE 

 

2017 - 2021

WAKEFIELD (choreographer) - ABC/Jungle Entertainment

NEW GOLD MOUNTAIN (choreographer) - Goalpost Pictures

THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE (choreographer) - The Production Company

MICKEY'S CHRISTMAS BIG BAND (choreographer & casting associate) - Disneyland Paris

SWING ON THIS - (director/choreographer) - Good Egg Creative/GWB

GEORGE MICHAEL 'PRAYING FOR TIME' (choreographer) - Sydney Symphony Orchestra

CAROLS IN THE DOMAIN (choreographer) - Network Seven

WITCHES (staging/choreography) - Sydney Symphony Orchestra

WEST SIDE STORY (choreographer) - Queensland Conservatorium

A NIGHT AT THE SPEAKEASY (choreographer) - Sydney Symphony Orchestra

CHRISTMAS PROMS (Director/Choreographer) - Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

GODSPELL (choreographer) - Queensland Conservatorium

LUCY DURACK SINGS THE MUSICALS (Director) - West Australia Symphony Orchestra

THE 39 STEPS (choreographer) - Queensland Theatre Company

TRANS PRIDE AUSTRALIA (choreographer) - Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras

2009-2012

HELPMANN AWARDS (choreographer) - LPA 

ARTS FRIDAY (presenter) - East Side Radio 89.7FM

LUCKY STIFF (role: the dead body of Anthony Hendon) - Neglected Musicals

SOUNDZ EXTRAORDINARY (creator/choreographer) - Northern Tap Co, UK

UNDERDOGS (Co-choreographer) - Glen St Theatre

SEESAW (choreographer/role: David) - Neglected Musicals

SUGAR 'SOME LIKE IT HOT' (choreographer) - The Production Company

3 HITS AND A MISS (creator/choreographer/role: Jerry) - Christopher Horsey Productions

BYE BYE BIRDIE (director/choreographer) - Central Queensland University 

ROB GUEST ENDOWMENT (guest artist) - GFO

CRAZY FOR YOU (role: Lank Hawkins)  - The Production Company

NICK & NORA (role: Lieutenant Wolf) - Neglected Musicals

MY FAVOURITE YEAR (role: King Kaiser) - Neglected Musicals

GIRL CRAZY (role: Gieber Goldfarb) - Neglected Musicals

2001-2011

 Sky1/UK (choreographer/performer) - GOT TO DANCE

   ABC/TV (choreographer) - CHANGI

   East Side Radio 89.7FM (presenter) - ARTS FRIDAY

Northern Tap Co (creator/choreographer) - SOUNDZ EXTRAORDINARY

 TapWorks (co-director/choreographer) - NO RESTRICTIONS

Arts Centre Melbourne (creator/choreographer/performer) - THE FLINDERS ST TAP

 (co-creator/choreographer) - 'UNTITLED'

 The Production Company (role: Andy Lee) - 42ND ST

   Guy Noble/Factory Theatre (choreographer) - KARAOKE: THE MUSICAL

  DAE/IMG (role: Sid Phillips/Cosmo understudy) - SINGIN' IN THE RAIN

   Moondance Pictures (choreographer/role: Roman) - THE ADVENTURES OF ROMAN

 Can Do That Productions (choreographer/role: Rick) - JIVE JUNKIES

  

1988-2000

BOOTMEN (tap tutor/role: Angus) - Fox Searchlight Pictures 

CHICAGO (role: Harry/The Jury) - DAE/IMG

TAP DOGS (role: 2IC) - Back Row Productions (UK)/Richard Frankel Productions (USA)

QUINCY JONES: THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS (performer) - Jeff Margolis 

THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO (performer) - NBC Universal

LIVE WITH REGIS AND KATHY LEE (performer) - WABC-TV

THE JERRY LEWIS MDA LABOR DAY TELETHON (performer) - WNEW-TV

WEST SIDE STORY (role: Big Deal) - Victorian State Opera

MOSH WITH PAUL MCDERMOTT (choreographer/role: The Budgie) - Back Row Productions (Australia)

HOT SHOE SHUFFLE' (role: Tip) - DAE (Australia)/Stoll Moss (UK)

HEY HEY IT'S SATURDAY (performer/choreographer) - Somers/Carroll Productions

STAR SEARCH (assistant dance co-ordinator) - Channel Ten

42ND ST (role: ensemble) - Helen Montague Productions

GIMME FIVE (performer/choreographer) - Hilton Hotels 

AQUACADE (performer) - World Expo '88

FRANK SINATRA CONCERT (performer)  - Ultimate Event Sanctuary Cove

< 1988

  Winner - FRED ASTAIRE INTERNATIONAL TAP CHAMPIONSHIP

   Lewis/Young Productions - (talent discovery) YOUNG TALENT TIME

 

  

 
 
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