Cherice Barton is a creative force with over 20 years experience in the entertainment and performing arts Industries. An internationally renowned choreographer, director, dancer and actor, Cherice’s extensive background in the conception and production of live events has led her to creatively direct and collaborate on numerous notable projects ranging from Las Vegas Cirque spectacles to intimate music and dance creations including productions by Dragone Entertainment Group, American Ballet Theater, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Wynn Las Vegas, ABRI Agency, Acroback, Zone 3 Productions, Aszure Barton & Artists, Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal (BJMDanse) and many more. Ms. Barton is proud to have joined forces with numerous prestigious artists and innovators such as Franco Dragone, Mia Michaels, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Vincent Paterson, Serge Denancourt, Giuliano Peparini, Aszure Barton and Crystal Pite, to name a few. She has most recently joined Julie Taymor, Danny Ezralow, Bono & The Edge as the resident choreographer for Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark, scheduled to open on Broadway in 2010, after returning to New York City from Las Vegas where she was the resident choreographer for the cirque aquatic spectacle, Le Reve, at the Wynn Resort Hotel and Casino. Cherice was also commissioned to create Gesto for NJDTE. Barton continues to tour with the casting department of Dragone Entertainment Group and is frequently asked to conduct master classes, choreograph for and creatively collaborate with such distinguished institutions as The Julliard School, Barnard College at Columbia University, Adelphi College and The Banff Center School of Fine Arts. The eldest of three sisters, all equally powerful forces in the performing arts industry, Cherice’s performance career has spanned over 20 years in over 30 countries including North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Europe and Australia.