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On January 15, 2016

Caitlin Abraham

Also a NYC Jazz & Contemporary Intensive Instructor.

Broadway: An American in Paris (Dir/Chor Christopher Wheeldon), La Cage aux Folles (Dir. Terry Johnson, Chor. Lynne Page). National Tour: Chicago the Musical (Dir. Scott Faris, Chor. Gary Chryst).  Other favorite credits include: An American in Paris at Theatre du Chatelet in Paris, France, “Cassie” in A Chorus Line at Woodminster Theater (set by Christina Lazo), appearances on the Tony Awards, On The Town at Paper Mill Playhouse (Dir. Bill Berry, Chor. Patti Colombo), as well as working with choreographers Josh Bergasse, Josh Rhodes, Peggy Hickey, Dontee Kiehn and Anne Reinking.  Caitlin films on a continual basis with the Fosse Workshop in New York City, reconstructing and recording Bob Fosse’s original choreography for the archival purposes of the Verdon Fosse Legacy.   In a recent workshop, she was thrilled to perform Sandahl Bergman’s role in “Take Off With Us” from All That Jazz for theater and film producer Harvey Weinstein.

Before her musical theater career, Caitlin was a Soloist at Carolina ballet, where she performed principal roles in masterworks by Balanchine, Robbins, Limon & Taylor-Corbett.  Both the Artistic Director, Robert Weiss, and Guest Resident Choreographer, Lynne Taylor-Corbett, created a number of roles on her.  In addition to live performances, these works have also aired on UNC-TV and been presented at the North Carolina Art Museum.  Favorite roles include: Choleric (The Four Temperaments), Caliope (Apollo), Girl with a Purse (Fancy Free), Iago’s Wife (Moor’s Pavane).  Caitlin has also enjoyed performing to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Amnesty International, and Dancers Responding to AIDS.

Caitlin teaches theater dance, ballet, pointe, audition technique and voice.  Teaching credits include: the Ailey Extension, Joffrey Ballet School, Joffrey Jazz and Contemporary Program, Joffrey Musical Theater Intensive, New York City Dance Alliance, Broadway Connection, Broadway Workshop, Dance Educators of America, OnStage New York and Showstopper.  Caitlin is also a guest teacher and choreographer at schools in the tri-state area and across the US.

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