Cecilie Stuart accomplished an extensive professional dance and acting career in film, stage and television that extended from NYC Ballet’s prestigious School of American Ballet to guest staring roles in the Dirty Dancing television series. Cecilie then began working with top choreographers/directors Kenny Ortega, Peggy Holmes and Joe Malone. Her particular brand of choreographic expertise translated to musical and comedic sequences in film and television which led to animated films with director, Peggy Holmes in creating musical numbers for many of Disney Toon’s studio releases such as Emperors New Groove 2, Jungle Book 2 and The Little Mermaid 3: Ariel’s Beginning. She and Holmes received a Choreography Media Honor in 2007 for their choreography in the short film, Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas. Recently, Cecilie has been the associate director large scale, arena spectaculars for Marvel, Disney and Feld Entertainment, such as Marvel Universe Live and “Dragons” Ringling Bros, Barnum and Baily Circus. Cecilie has also worked with comedy greats like Tracey Ullman, Shirley MacLaine, Rodney Dangerfield, Cindy Williams and Debra Mazar. She choreographed sequences for HBO’s Tracey Takes on Obsession and Fox TV’s Temporarily Yours for Debra Mazar as well as assisting with musical numbers for Shirley MacLaine, Joan Collins, and Debbie Reynolds, in NBC’s These Old Broads.
On the music front, Cecilie co-staged musical scenes for the Disney feature, The Country Bears with Brian Setzer, The Pussycat Dolls at the Roxy, the VW Jetta Launch with Alicia Keys, the 2nd Season Finale for American Idol and assisted director Kenny Ortega with the production of Michael Jackson’s History World Tour. Cecilie Stuart has choreographed several television commercials for Wachovia Bank and the Playboy Channel. In an effort to give back and raise the visibility for the art of choreography, Cecilie Stuart Co-Executive Produced a highly acclaimed awards show presentation, The American Choreography Awards for 10 years in Los Angeles and now heads her own non-profit youth dance company, Move the World-DanceActivim. Cecilie Stuart brings to all of her projects excellent collaborative skills, finely timed comedic sensibilities and breadth of dance eclecticism.