Shelly Hutchinson is a choreographer, instructor, dancer,
actress, and producer in New York City. She has been a contemporaryand musical theater choreographer for So You Think You Can Dance Ukraine for the last two seasons. She has been on the creative teams and performed in operas such as Candide, Samson and Delilah, and Aida as associate choreographer and assistant director. Choreographer for adapted for stage version of Disney's High School Musical.
TV appearances include MTV, CBS Morning Show, ABC, Saturday Night Live, Law & Order, Lipstick Jungle,
Ugly Betty, Kings, HBO Miniseries Mildred Pierce, The Today Show, David Letterman, The Learning
Channel, dancer for Wyclef Jean and in Lou Bega’s Mambo #5.
Performing credits include Radio City Music Hall, Warner Brothers Films, Disney, Off- Broadway and Regional
Theatre, International Arts Festival in Italy, Care Wave Japan, National and European Tours including Fame, the Musical, Bye Bye Birdie, Irene, and West Side Story, assistant choreographer for Falco, a new multimedia show in Vienna, Austria based on the late 80's pop star.
Her work has recently been seen at City Center, Merce Cunningham, Manhattan Movement Arts Center, and Salvatore Capezio Theater. With 16 years of deep and diverse teaching experience with all levels and ages, she has taught at various studios in the US, Germany, Italy, Austria, Prague, Argentina, Japan, Costa Rica, Cirque Du Soleil, Broadway Dance Center, Steps on Broadway, Joffrey Ballet School and Peridance in New York. Shelly continues to travel around the country for master classes, choreography, and private instruction.
She is on faculty at Broadway Dance Center and currently producing a series of concerts entitled
New York Moves to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy in New York. She is also the Director of UNCOVERED CHOREOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS, a series of Intensives based in New York City to help young dancers find their identities as choreographers.