Chryssie Whitehead is originally from South Carolina and began her career as a Rockette right out of high school. From starting out as a dancer to training in musical theatre at AMDA Conservatory in NYC to 20 years later she would go on to perform the role of Velma on Broadway in CHICAGO, as the understudy.


With a career of over 20 years working in Los Angeles and New York, acting in over 13 television shows, film, most notably known for a sweet romantic comedy, still streaming on Netflix with Raven Simone, “Revenge of the Bridesmaids” to making her Broadway debut in the revival of “A CHORUS LINE.”


She leads a creative, artistic life teaching across the globe and now spends most of her time directing and choreographing: HAIRSPRAY, GREASE, SHREK, INTO THE WOODS, ALADDIN JR. & MAMA MIA.


She is a proud Co-Founder of teaching musical theatre/jazz dance across the globe and at BAC’S SUMMER ROOTS EXPERIENCE  in Los Angeles, August 1 - 9, 2020.


You can see her on the big screen this Christmas in a small role in Steven Spielberg’s remake of “WEST SIDE STORY!”

Chryssie Whitehead

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