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AMDA Faculty since: 2005
A highly experienced performer, Chryssie Whitehead-Disbrow has had an accomplished career in film, television and theatre spanning over 20 years. Chryssie began her career as a dancer for the Rockettes right out of high school and made her Broadway debut in the revival of A Chorus Line. Her additional Broadway credits include: Velma in Chicago (understudy, performed), Lola in Damn Yankees, Cassie in A Chorus Line, Kathy in Company and Bombalurina in Cats. Her multiple film and television credits include: Grey's Anatomy, Happy Endings, In Plain Sight, Switched at Birth, Castle, The Mentalist, Warehouse 13, Private Practice, Boston Public, Revenge of the Bridesmaids(with Raven-Symone) and Steven Spielberg's West Side Story. In addition to performing, she has directed and/or choreographed productions of Chicago, Into the Woods, Shrek, Grease and Beauty and the Beast. She leads a creative, artistic life teaching across the globe and now online with her performing arts educational company.