Kurt Froman is currently the Dance Captain and Swing for An American In Paris, as well as currently training Christina Ricci and choreographing her upcoming series for Amazon. He was the Resident Choreographer of Billy Elliot, The Musical on Broadway and the 2nd National Tour, and the Associate Choreographer for the film, Black Swan, responsible for training and coaching Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel, and overseeing the Corps de Ballet. Natalie Portman personally thanked Kurt in her Oscar Acceptance speech for their work together. Kurt has also taught ballet to actress Rooney Mara, and coached her in movement for her role in the upcoming Terrence Malick Project, as well as Vogue Magazine's "The Vogue 120". Kurt was invited to stage a work for the Paris Opera Ballet's Tribute to Jerome Robbins, has worked on commercials- L’Oreal’s “True Match” staring Zoe Saldana (Choreographer) and Domyos (Associate Choreographer), and has choreographed the ad campaigns, video shoots, and catalogues for Bloch dancewear for the past three years. Kurt has been on faculty at Broadway Dance Center, guest faculty at Barnard College and University of Michigan. Former students have been accepted on scholarship to major ballet schools, including the School of American Ballet.
Kurt was awarded the first Rudolf Nureyev Scholarship, which allowed him to study at the School of American Ballet's "Special" Advanced Men's Class. After six months, Kurt was invited to join the New York City Ballet, where he danced senior corps de ballet and soloist parts for over seven years. His Broadway career started when he was cast in the leading role of “James” in the Twyla Tharp/Billy Joel show, Movin' Out. Kurt was in the Broadway revival of Pal Joey at Studio 54, City Center Encores!- Juno and On Your Toes, and did principal roles with the Suzanne Farrell Ballet at the Kennedy Center. Other TV/film work includes Smash, the Biography Channel's Biography - Natalie Portman: The Professional, Black Swan where he was the “Understudy to 'Siegfried’” and danced with Mila Kunis, Across the Universe, Center Stage, SNL, and several Live From Lincoln Center telecasts. In November 2015, Kurt will be seen in the upcoming STARZ series Flesh & Bone, featured as “Young Paul” as well as a series regular as a Company Member.