Chris Martin was a member of American Ballet Theatre from 1986 to 1999.
He danced in a wide range of classical and contemporary works in Senior Corps,
Soloist and Principal roles.Among the choreographers who created works on him were Twyla Tharp, Mikhail Baryshinkov, Lar Lubovich, James Kudelka and Lynne Taylor-Corbett. In addition to working with American Ballet Theatre, Mr. Martin danced with the Miami City Ballet and The Washington Ballet.
Mr. Martin trained at the North Carolina School of the Arts, School of American Ballet, Chautauqua School of Dance and with Maggie Black in New York City. His teaching resume includes the North Carolina School of the Arts, Chautauqua, Ballet Academy East, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, St. Louis Ballet, Princeton Dance and Theater Studio, Columbia University and the University of Minnesota. He is currently the Assistant Conservatory Director and Ballet Master of the Maple Conservatory and Maple Youth Ballet in Irvine, CA.
* ABI is not affiliated with American Ballet Theatre or ABT Summer Intensives