Christopher Wheeldon

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Birthday
22, 1973
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
22, 1973 (age 45)
Birthplace
England

About

Acclaimed British choreographer and dancer known for his work in the contemporary ballet genre. He choreographed such ballets as Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, An American in Paris, and The Nightingale and the Rose.

Before Fame

After training at the Royal Ballet School and subsequently performing with the Royal Ballet, he became a dancer and choreographer with the New York City Ballet.

Trivia

In 2006, he and fellow dancer Lourdes Lopez formed Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company. Wheeldon ended his association with the ballet company in 2010.

Family Life

He was born in Somerset, England to parents in the physical therapy and engineering professions.

Associated With

He and Terence Lewis were both recipients of the prestigious American Choreography Award.