Charonne Mose

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Charonne Mose is a choreographer,[1] art director, dancer.

Early years[edit]

Charonne was born in Toronto Canada, the middle of three daughters to Dr. Kenrick Mose and Charmion Mose, both originally from Trinidad and Tobago. Charonne went on to earn a degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. After working in the fashion industry for two years, Charonne decided to seriously pursue a dance career and eventually moved to Los Angeles. She danced and choreographed in New York, Europe and Los Angeles.


Charonne's choreography career really took off when she started working with choreographer and producer Anita Mann in the early nineties. Charonne choreographed numerous television shows, films, videos, commercials and live events in the next fifteen years. Charonne worked with many Hollywood legends like Shari Lewis, Whoopi Goldberg, Jerry Lewis, Harry Connick Jr., and Mary J. Blige. In 1996, Charonne Mose and Anita Mann won an Emmy for Outstanding Choreography for the 1995 Miss America Pageant against Travis Payne and LaVelle Smith, who choreographed Michael Jackson in the MTV Video Music Awards.

After a long successful career in dance and after the birth of her daughter, Kaaya Bufford, Charonne decided to go back to school and study interactive media. She then went on to earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business graduating on the President's List. She recently left the Disney Interactive Media Group after working as an art director to pursue a new position at the Fox Broadcasting Company as senior interaction designer.

Awards and honors[edit]

In 1995, Charonne Mose won an Emmy for Outstanding Choreography for the Miss America Pageant. Charonne has also won an Addy Award from the American Advertising Association and a Webby Award for her work in interactive design.


  1. ^ "Emmy awards: 1996". Retrieved 2009-03-05.