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  • Director of Recruitment, School Of Dance
  • Recruitment Director for the Ballet Program, School Of Dance
  • Assistant Professor, School Of Dance
  • Undergraduate Honors Thesis Advisor, School Of Dance
  • Honors Thesis Advisor, School Of Dance


  • MFA, Choreography, Jacksonville University. Project: Choreographic Muses: Mature Classical Ballet Dancers, Embodied Knowledge, And Evolving Professional Expectations.
  • ALB, Liberal Arts, Harvard University
  • High School Diploma, Ballet Program, University of North Carolina School of the Arts
  • K-12 Dance Licensure in Massachusetts, Dance, Boston Arts Academy


 Christopher Alloways-Ramsey is an Assistant Professor of Dance at the University of Utah and the acting Recruitment Director for the Ballet Program. Before completing his MFA in Choreography from Jacksonville University 2019 Christopher graduated cum laude from Harvard University, ALB, in June 2003. Christopher danced professionally for Boston Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet, Ballet West, BalletMet, and Alabama Ballet, dancing a wide range of roles from the international classical repertoire to the works of independent contemporary choreographers. Christopher received most of his classical training from Mira Popovich and Dame Sonia Arova.


As an educator, Christopher has been on faculty at the University of Utah, the American Academy of Ballet, Boston Arts Academy, Boston Ballet, Boston Conservatory, and The Florida Ballet Conservatory. His former students are currently employed worldwide in ballet, modern, contemporary, and Broadway companies. Christopher was a 2013 recipient of the Surdna National Artists Teacher Fellowship Award. In 2014-2016, Christopher worked in Cape Town, South Africa, as a Ballet Master for Cape Dance Company and Head of the Classical Ballet Department at Cape Academy of Performing Arts. In addition, Christopher has been a guest instructor and repetiteur, staging classical works and teaching internationally and across the United States.


As a coach and principal stager for competitions, Christopher has mentored dancers awarded medals in the South African International Ballet Competition, YAGP Paris, Puerto Rico Classical Dance Competition, and The American Ballet Competition.