Charonne Mose

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Charonne Mose
Born Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Other names
  • Charronne Mose
  • Charonne Bufford
Alma mater Fashion Institute of Technology
Known for
Partner(s) Takashi Bufford[1]
Children Kaaya Talia Bufford (daughter)[1]
  • Dr. Kenrick Mose (father)
  • Charmion Mose (mother)

Charonne Mose is a Canadian choreographer, art director, dancer, who now resides in Los Angeles.[2]

Early years[edit]

Charonne was born in Toronto, Ontario, 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 has danced and choreographed in New York, Europe and Los Angeles.


Charonne's choreography career grew after working with choreographer and producer Anita Mann in the early nineties. Charonne choreographed numerous television shows, films, videos, commercials and live events over 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 the Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography for the 1995 Miss America Pageant,[3][4] winning above Travis Payne and LaVelle Smith, who choreographed Michael Jackson in the MTV Video Music Awards.

After her 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.

Partial filmography[edit]

As choreographer



Awards and honors[edit]

In 1995, Charonne Mose won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography for the Miss America Pageant.[3][4] She has also won an Addy Award from the American Advertising Association and a Webby Award for her work in interactive design.


  1. ^ a b staff (March 26, 1997). "Variety births". Variety. Retrieved June 7, 2015. 
  2. ^ staff. "Charonne Mose filmography". The New York Times. Retrieved June 7, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b staff. "48th Primetime Emmys Nominees and Winners". Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved June 7, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b staff. "1996 Primetime Emmy Award Winners". AMUG. Archived from the original on July 9, 2015. Retrieved June 7, 2015. 

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