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Christina Burton


Christina Burton

Adjunct Instructor - Dance
Theatre and Dance
Martin 113


Christina Burton is a graduate of the University of Missouri in Kansas City with a BFA in Dance and an Emphasis in Musical Theatre. Christina is member of Actors Equity Association and is represented by Exposure Model and Talent Agency. She is the Artistic Advisor for the Kansas City Jazz Dance Intensive and continues to teach and perform in Kansas City, MO and beyond.

Regional musical theatre credits include:

  • Godspell
  • Broadway and All that Jazz
  • Billboard Blockbusters
  • That Old Black Magic
  • I’ve Got a Crush on Your
  • You’ve Got a Friend
  • Unchained Melody
  • The Dawning of Aquarius
  • Sing Out Sister
  • Tin Pan Alley
  • Judy Barbra Liza!
  • Mary Poppins
  • Everyday Rapture (Regional Premier)
  • Cinderella
  • 1776
  • Kiss Me Kate
  • The Man of La Mancha
  • The Most Happy Fella
  • Pippin
  • Footloose
  • Working
  • Grease
  • Cats
  • Jekyll and Hyde
  • and more

Christina has been a Guest Artist for Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Company where she worked with Donald McKayle on his famed classic Games, and has been featured in adds for Lee Jeans and Rock & Republic as well as commercials for Mazuma Credit Union and Brown Mackie College.

She has choreographed and performed in numerous industrials with EPIC Entertainment Inc. and is the director/choreographer for Starlight Theatre’s Starlight STARS program.

Her choreography credits include:

  • Disney’s The Newsies (Associate)
  • Hairspray (Associate/Starlight Theatre)
  • The Wizard of Oz (Assistant/Starlight Theatre)
  • Joseph ... Dreamcoat (Assistant/NTR)
  • Godspell (Associate/Starlight)
  • On Your Feet (Assistant/Starlight and MUNY)
  • Christmas Cabaret
  • Jekyll and Hyde
  • Blood Brothers
  • You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown
  • Working
  • The Most Happy Fella
  • Grease
  • Xanadu
  • 2 by 5
  • Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
  • Hands on a Hard Body
  • Title of Show
  • A Spectacular Christmas
  • Vegas Baby!
  • A Grand Night For Singing
  • I Got Rhythm
  • The Kansas City Youth Ballet
  • Starlight Theatre’s Blue Star Awards
  • Starlight’s Children’s Theatre production of Disney’s Aladdin at the Kauffman Center for Performing Arts in Kansas City
  • AMC’s Wanda Gala in Beijing

Christina recently received the Outstanding Choreographer Award at Youth America Grand Prix. She is an instructor and choreographer for the Kansas City Ballet School and Empire Dance Academy, as well as Adjunct Professor of Dance for the UMKC Conservatory. She is certified in the Giordano Jazz Technique through the Nan Giordano Certification Program®.


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