Cheryl Baxter has been in the entertainment business for over 35 years working in theater, commercials, film and television. She started her career as an assistant choreographer to Gene Kelly and Kenny Ortega in Coppola’s film One from the Heart and went on to assist Meryl Streep in Death Becomes Her. She has worked on over 20 films including XanaduTapGrease 2Pennies from Heaven500 Days of SummerThe Wild Wild West and The Muppet Movie. She has danced beside such legends as Gregory Hines, Sammy Davis Jr., The Nicholson Brothers and Donald O’Connor. Television credits include Glee2 Broke Girls, the Academy Awards and the Golden Globe AwardsHow I Met Your MotherCommunity and Mike and Molly to name a few. Cheryl has performed in the Los Angeles and First national Companies of Cats and 42nd Street and was in the Broadway telecast of Sophisticated Ladies. As a choreographer, she spent several years on the set of General Hospital working with almost every actor on the show and recently received rave reviews for her work on Cabrillo Theater’s Mary Poppins. She had directed and choreographed theater productions all over the world and has set shows for Universal Studios in Holly, Japan and Singapore. Cheryl has worked extensively for Disney and Sesame Street Live and recently choreographed the first Kitty Con in Los Angeles and Hello Kitty’s Supercute Friendship Festival touring arenas around the country. Her love for tap started at an early age in her mother’s dance studio in Wisconsin, so she loves teaching her students at Amda and UCLA. Her passion is to help keep tap alive.