Caitlin Abraham


Broadway: An American in Paris (Dir/Chor Christopher Wheeldon), La Cage aux Folles (Dir. Terry Johnson). National Tour: Chicago the Musical (Chor. Gary Chryst).  Other favorite credits include: An American in Paris at Theatre du Chatelet in Paris, France, “Cassie” in A Chorus Line (set by Christina Lazo), 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 Bob Fosse’s original choreography for the archival purposes of the Verdon Fosse Legacy.

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, as well as a number of roles created on her.  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 fantastic organizations including Dancers Responding to AIDS, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and Amnesty International.

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 choreographer at schools across the US.  She recently restaged “BlackBird” from Bob Fosse’s Liza with a Z for the Joffrey Ballet School; she expanded the original 10 dancer cast to involve 25 pre-professionals and the piece was performed at Symphony Space in New York City. Caitlin has also restaged Christopher Wheeldon’s Tony-Award winning choreography and set a version of the “An American in Paris Ballet” on Detroit Country Day School.  She has received ‘best choreography” awards for her “Buenos Aires,” inspired by Rob Ashford’s 2012 Broadway revival, and for “Barso Re,” an Indian-themed contemporary pointe piece.

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