Christian Tippetts is a dance artist, teacher, and choreographer native to Utah. He has always held a zest for performing but began formal dance training at Alta High School where he took a beginning ballroom class from Candice Wilson. Christian was a member of Alta Ballroom Team for his junior and senior years, where his passion for dance was kindled. After graduation, he pursued a bachelor’s of fine arts in dance with an emphasis in ballet from Utah Valley University, which he completed in the spring of 2017. During the summers of 2014 and 2015, he attended Ballet West Academy summer intensives. Christian was privileged to be a member of Repertory Ballet Ensemble for four seasons, under the direction of Mark Borchelt, Heather Gray, Jamie Johnson, and Nicole Ortega. His guest artist credits include work with Utah Regional Ballet (Snow White, Romeo & Juliet), Mountain West Ballet (The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty) and Oquirrh Mountain Ballet. At the Utah Conference of Undergraduate Research in 2017, he presented a dance history project on George Balanchine’s Davidsbundlertanze.