Chryssie Whitehead works in all arenas as a dancer, actor and singer
having a career on Broadway, in Television, Film and Commercials. She
has assisted on the hit TV show, SO
YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, working with Emmy Winner
Choreographer, Tyce Diorio.
Having just completed a run as Lola in
DAMN YANKEES at Seattle’s 5th
Avenue Theatre and Papermill Playhouse (NJ), she is currently in
production for LUCKY STIFF,
a movie musical starring Jason Alexander. Last year she played the role
of Kathy in Lincoln Center's Production of COMPANY starring Neil Patrick
Harris and Stephen Colbert. Chryssie made her Broadway debut in the
Revival of A CHORUS LINE,
playing the role of Kristine, “the girl who can’t sing.” Chryssie was
also featured in the hit documentary,
EVERY LITTLE STEP. playing
herself (2009), about the casting process for a A CHORUS LINE. You can
see her acting work on TV from 2010 to the present on
THE MENTALIST, CASTLE, MELISSA AND JOEY, MAN UP,IN PLAIN SIGHT and
REVENGE OF THE BRIDESMAIDS (2010 ABC Family with Raven Simone).
She can be seen in SAVE THE LAST
DANCE as Julia Stiles’ dance double and
THE PRODUCERS movie with
Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick. Chryssie has danced all over the
U.S.A., Canada, Mexico, Japan and Italy touring with
Paul McCartney, FOSSE, THE PRODUCERS,
ALL SHOOK UP and THE RADIO
CITY ROCKETTES. Other Television shows include
SWITCHED AT BIRTH,
HAPPY ENDINGS, MAN UP,
BOSTON PUBLIC, TWO AND A HALF MEN
(Choreographer), ALL MY CHILDREN, THE TONY AWARDS, GOOD MORNING AMERICA,
THE ELLEN SHOW, MTV MOVIE AWARDS AND The Tonight show with JAY LENO.
Chryssie is a graduate of AMDA and is a faculty member at the AMDA Los
Angeles Campus. She also teaches privately to all ages and all levels!
Her main focus to teach is musical theatre (adding singing to the
dancing), lyrical, jazz, ballet and movement for actors.