Christopher Scott (choreographer)

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Christopher Scott
Born (1983-09-20) September 20, 1983 (age 31)
Takoma Park, Maryland
Occupation Choreographer, actor, dancer,
Years active 2002–present

Christopher Scott (born September 20, 1983) is an American choreographer, dancer and actor.

Career[edit]

Scott has appeared as an actor and dancer in several movies including his most notable role as "Hair" in Step Up 2 The Streets, Step Up 3D, Step Up Revolution, and Step Up: All In.[1] He has also garnered a number of notable credits as a choreographer including the 82nd Academy Awards,[2] Lemonade Mouth, Teen Beach Movie,[3][4][5] and frequently appears on So You Think You Can Dance.[6]

In 2009, Scott teamed up with Harry Shum, Jr. to choreograph the super hero inspired web series The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers, aka The LXD.[7] An experiment in storytelling through dance, the series is the brainchild of writer/director/producer Jon Chu.[8][9] As an actor, Scott would also appear in the series portraying the character "Copeland", a tap dancer haunted by his troubled past.

In 2011, Scott would make his SYTYCD debut in the season 7 finale choreographing a group routine featuring the top 11 finalists and the all-star pool of that season. Following that piece, Scott would make frequent visits choreographing contestants' individual duets and group routines, [10] and earning his first Emmy nomination 2012 for his pieces Misty Blue and Velocity from season 8 of the show.[11]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks Dancer
2008 Step Up 2: The Streets Hair
2008 Ely Stone Dancer TV Series
2009 17 Again Hammer Dancer #2
2009 Glee Dancer TV Series
2009 Dance Flick Megan's Crew #4
2010 Step Up 3D Hair
2010 The LXD Copeland TV Series
2011 Lemonade Mouth Dancer
2012 Step Up Revolution Hair
2014 Step Up: All In Hair

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IMDB Profile". The Internet Movie Database. 
  2. ^ "IMDB Profile". The Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Lemonade Mouth". Disney Channel Media Net. 
  4. ^ Gorman, Bill. ""Lemonade Mouth" Premieres Friday, April 15 on Disney Channel". TV By The Numbers. Retrieved April 11, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Walt Disney Records' Lemonade Mouth Soundtrack Debuts in the Top 5 on the Billboard 200". PR Newswire. Retrieved April 27, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Who Made The 'SYTYCD' Top 20?". cnn.com. Retrieved June 10, 2011. 
  7. ^ Bloom, Julie (June 25, 2010). "It's A Bird! It's A Plane! No, It's A Superdancer". The New York Times. Retrieved June 25, 2010. 
  8. ^ Sniderman, Zachary. "Why Hulu's New Dance Show Is A Game Changer". mashable.com. Retrieved June 23, 2011. 
  9. ^ "The LXD: In the Internet age, dance evolves ...". TED Talks. Retrieved June 23, 2011. 
  10. ^ "So You Think You Can Dance Episode Recaps". FOX Broadcasting. Retrieved June 23, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Emmy Nominations 2012:The Complete List". latimes.com. Retrieved August 8, 2012. 

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