Performing on Broadway since the age of 16, Chet Walker has appeared most prominently in the musicals of Bob Fosse. Conceiver of the Tony Award-winning musical Fosse, he is an international director/choreographer and Artistic Director of WALKERDANCE. Recent productions include La Cage aux Folles in Brazil, Jazz On Jazz in Norway, and Triumph at the Las Vegas Hilton. In 2011, his company participated in a Creative Development Residency at Jacob's Pillow to re-create and document Cole Technique. Subsequently, Heat Wave: The Jack Cole Project premiered at New York's Queens Theatre in May 2012. Currently, he is the choreographer of the pre-Broadway Pippin revival (Diane Paulus, dir.), in Cambridge; Cabaret in Oslo; and Chicago in Atlanta. He will choreograph A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum in Tel Aviv next spring.
Jazz/Musical Theatre Dance Program Director •
July 28-August 18, 2014