Turns & Jumps
With a keen eye for detail and the insight of a visionary, Chris Payne Dupre' has created works on stage and screen that have captivated audiences the world over. As Supervising Choreographer on the NBC television show "America's Got Talent," Chris worked to polish and transform a variety of weekly contestants, into world-class entertainers. His work has been seen on the FOX television show “Take Me Out,” with host George Lopez, the Soul Train Awards and the HBO series "Arli$$". He has done movement coaching for actors Seth Green and Christina Applegate and choreographed performances for renowned musical artists such as Prince, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Paulina Rubio, Ludacris and rock icons Jane's Addiction. Chris has worked with Diana Ross, Janet Jackson, Paula Abdul, Brian McKnight, Kylie Minogue, Enrique Iglesias, Ludacris, Katy Perry, the Backstreet Boys, Demi Lovato, Jason Derulo, and the legendary Mel Torme. He has performed on the 68th Academy Awards, Superbowl XXX & XXXII, the made-for-TV movie "Cinderella," Disney’s feature film "Newsies" and the Tony & Grammy award winning Original Broadway Cast of Elton John and Tim Rice's "Aida." Chris has had the privilege of working in film, television and stage with such notable directors as Rob Reiner (Rumor Has It), Robert Zemeckis (A Christmas Carol), Tom Hanks (That Thing You Do), Chris Columbus (Rent), John Landis (Pepsi) and Garry Marshall (LA Opera).