Principal Academy of Dance and Theatre Arts

Christine M. Kerber

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Professional Experience

Christine M. Kerber is a director and choreographer, who has worked with the cruise entertainment industry during the height of the industry’s growth. Christine has developed invaluable skills and expertise during her tenure with the industry’s leading entertainment team at Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. Her problem solving skills, communication skills, and keen artistic insight has earned her a reputation for being a reliable and creative director.

In her youth, Christine spent a majority of her time as a state placed competitive gymnast competing in all four events; and as repertoire dancer, performing with several civic companies in Columbus, Ohio. She was a National Foundation of Arts Awardee in 1987 in dance and was recognized in the Who’s Who Among High School Students in 1987.

Following her true passion, Christine became an accomplished concert dancer with several renowned Chicago based dance companies and served as the Rehearsal Director for the Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago Company. Christine also enjoyed the privilege of performing in the first World Jazz Dance Congress in Chicago with the Giordano Jazz Dance Company. She is a jazz master teacher and teaches internationally

Christine directs “Tango Buenos Aires” with Two Funny Guys Enterprise. To prepare herself for the project, Christine studied tango in Buenos Aires with world renowned dancer and instructor, Hector Falcon. She has also had the opportunity to cha-cha and assist the Emmy nominated, Louis Van Amstel during the creation of Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s, “Ballroom Fever.”

Christine had the great pleasure to take the stage again at the 2009 Jazz Dance Congress in Chicago, Illinois with Sherry Zunker’s, The Mature Dance Project.

In November 2010, Royal Caribbean joined the Broadway family of “CHICAGO.” Christine had the great privilege to work the Broadway directorial team for this historic collaboration. She is one of resident directors at Royal Caribbean responsible for maintaining the Broadway show’s integrity onboard the Allure of the Seas.

Christine recently conceived her first original production, “Cafe’ Del Amor” for the Azamara Journey in which she also directed and choreographed. The Journey earned an “Over-all Best Entertainment” in 2012 from Cruise Critics UK.

Christine’s most recent adventure has earned her certification for BeMoved, the latest dance fitness movement. Pursuing her love and joy for dancing, Christine continues to study Argentine tango, ballroom and latin social dances.