Help me to become an ABT choreographer!

Hello everyone!

My name is Christopher Liddell and I am a choreographer working in NYC. I have harbored a dream to choreograph for American Ballet Theatre for a very long time. After becoming a certified teacher in the ABT National Training Curriculum over the summer of 2013 I made many friends and connections there. I am oh-so-close to my dream!

My ambition is to emerge as one of the few choreographers of color in the classical world and by extension inspire more dancers of color to the classical stage. Please help fund my upcoming film using dancers from American Ballet Theatre and Dance Theatre of Harlem in a tribute to Fred Astaire, American composers and New York City in Spring! This film will be a major part of my proposal to the Director of the ABT studio company.

The funds will be used for dancer/production artist stipends and equipment/space rental. All donors with recieve a "GoFundMe Producers" credit at the end of the film, a link to the finished product and be invited to a premiere of the film in the NY/NJ area. 

Thank you so much for your time and support!!

The Cast! American Ballet Theatre's, Sterling Baca and Dance Theatre of Harlem's, Nayara Lopes! Left photos: Jade Young

The Director/Choreographer, Christopher Liddell. Photo: Kelly Ross.

Christopher Liddell Photo: Kelly Ross

ABT at the Metropolitan Opera House.

My ABT certification!

With Raymond Lukens: ABT NTC Director, Kate Lydon: Studio Company Director, Harriett Clark: JKO/NYU Ballet Teacher and Franco De Vita: Principal of ABT's Ballet school, JKO.

At the ABT Studios in NYC.

Cover photo: Jesus Chapa-Malacara

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Christopher Jason Liddell 
Jersey City, NJ
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