Chip Abbott is a director, choreographer, and dancer based out of New York City. Chip made his Broadway debut in On the Town and was assistant choreographer, dance captain and swing to the Emmy Award winning Joshua Bergasse (Tony Nominee 2015 for On the Town). He was most recently seen as a performer in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Broadway. 1st national tours: R+H's Cinderella, Andy Blankenbuehler's Joseph... Dreamcoat. NYC theatre: The Radio City Christmas Spectacular. TV/Film: The Tony Awards on CBS, Today Show, Avon's "Boss Life," British Vogue, and MAC Cosmetics. As a director Chip created the IAAPA Brass Ring Award winning Dance, Dance, Dance, Heartbeat at Hershey Park (Best Theatrical Production Worldwide.) He was assistant director to Tony Yazbeck on the YoungArts Gala 2017 and choreographed Disney's The Little Mermaid at Red Mountain Theatre. He is a member of guest faculty at Steps and Broadway Dance Center in New York City and has taught master classes in schools across the country including Oklahoma City University, Point Park University, the Boston Conservatory, and University of Central Oklahoma.