Cherice Barton, an accomplished choreographer, director, and educator, currently resides in Los Angeles, California. Following a decade-long tenure as a soloist with Alberta Ballet and BJM Danse, Cherice rose to prominence as the resident choreographer for Franco Dragone's Le Rêve Cirque spectacle in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Julie Taymor's Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark on Broadway. This marked a transformative phase for Cherice, as she continued to discover her unique choreographic voice and actively pursued creative opportunities in both stage and film.
In her role as a choreographer, Cherice's portfolio spans a diverse array of projects, boasting collaborations with Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, Crystal Pite, The Grammy Awards, Azure Barton, America's Got Talent, Lucasfilm Animation, Dancebreak Broadway Showcase, and Spotlight
Grand Finale at the Music Center LA, among others.
As an educator, Cherice has been sought after to speak and conduct masterclasses at various institutions such as the Juilliard School, USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance and Marymount Manhattan College, to name a few. Her dedication to education is exemplified by the establishment of Axis Connect, a non-profit, bi-coastal educational platform she co-founded with her sister Charissa. This initiative serves as a crucial link between aspiring dancers and the professional dance industry, fostering a supportive community where artists can explore diverse career options.
Currently, Cherice is the recipient of the Dancers Transition Center's retraining grant, with a focused effort on advancing her expertise in live and televised entertainment as a Creative Director.
A multifaceted force in the entertainment industry, Cherice Barton continues to inspire and uplift, leaving an enduring legacy in the realms of dance and education.