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Christopher Scott | Biography

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  • Full Name Christopher Scott
  • Ethnicity American
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Maryland, USA
  • Birth Date 20 September 1983
  • Birth Date Sep 20, 1983
  • Age 38 Years, 7 Months
  • Zodiac Sign Virgo
  • Occupation Actor, Dancer, Choreographer
  • First On-screen Debut Alvin and the Chipmunks
  • Height 6 Feet 3.5 Inches (1.92 meter)
  • Awards Three Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations
Cast of the Dance Film Franchise 'Step Up'

Christopher Scott | Biography

Choreographer of So You Think You Can Dance

The Maryland native dancer, Scott, has choreographed for numerous actors and actresses in over two dozen TV series and films. Moreover, from Miley Cyrus to Selena Gomez, he has also choreographed music videos for several renowned singers.


Christopher Scott is a professional dancer and choreographer. He has primarily gained fame as a longtime choreographer in So You Think You Can Dance (2010-2015 Dance Reality Series).

Who is Christopher Scott?

Christopher Scott is a choreographer, dancer, actor, and producer. He first began his professional acting and dancing career with a role as a dancer in Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007 animated film).

Born in Takoma Park, Maryland, on 20 September 1983, Scott spent most of his childhood years in his hometown in Wheaton. At 14 years of age, he relocated to California, where he studied performing arts at Hollywood High School’s Performing Arts Magnet. Unfortunately, further information regarding his parents, siblings, early life, and other family members is yet not found on any authentic internet sources.

Scott has spent around one and a half-decade in the entertainment industry since making his debut in 2007. He holds around 19 acting credits, out of which his most notable appearances are in Step Up Film franchise (2008-2014), 17 Again (2009 film), The LXD: The Uprising Begins (2010 film), The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers (2010-2011 TV series), Mary Poppins Returns (2018 film), etc.

Besides acting roles, Scott has also appeared on several dance shows as a professional dancer. In 2012, he appeared in the dance TV series Dancing With The Stars. The same year, he was also in Make Your Mark: Shake It Up Dance Off (2012 Dance TV series).

Beginning in 2011, Scott decided to move behind the cameras to work as a director. He made his directorial debut with The LXD: Rise of the Drifts in 2011. It followed his works in S2dio City (2012 TV series) and How To Catch A Ghost (2016 short film). His most recently directed film is Hello Baby in 2021, a short film.

Scott Is An Award-Winning Choreographer

The Maryland native dancer, Scott, has choreographed for numerous actors and actresses in over two dozen TV series and films. Moreover, from Miley Cyrus to Selena Gomez, he has also choreographed music videos for several renowned singers.

Most notably, Scott has choreographed in The LXD: The Legions of Extraordinary Dancers (2010 TV series), America’s Best Dance Crew (2011 TV series), Dancing With the Stars (2011 TV series), So You Think You Can Dance (2010-2015 TV series), Z-O-M-B-I-E-S (2018 TV Movie), etc.

Lately, in 2021, Scott has worked as a choreographer in the films In the Heights and Being the Ricardos. In the musical film, In The Heights, he collaborated with director Jon Chu and American actor and filmmaker Lin-Manuel Miranda. Scott talked about working with them in one of his interviews with The Au Review in June 2021. In the interview, he disclosed that Jon Chu was the one who gave him his first opportunity as a choreographer in the industry. He said,

He really created a path for me as a choreographer. He gave me my first opportunity, him and Jamal Sims, who was the choreographer on all the Step Up movies, 1 through 5.

Scott has been recognized with multiple accolades and awards for his decades-long contribution to the choreography field. He received three ‘Primetime Emmy Awards nominations for his work in So You Think You Can Dance. The first nomination was in 2012, followed simultaneously by 2014 and 2018.

Christopher Scott Emmy Awards
Christopher Scott in Primetime Emmy Awards Event in 2018 (Photo: Twitter)

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