Christopher Vo and Ramona Kelley in Come Fly Away. Photo by Joan Marcus.
Christopher Vo is kind of a big deal. He’s a Princess Grace Award winner and has been named a Presidential Scholar in the Arts. He trained at The Juilliard School and went on to perform with the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company and Aszure Barton & Artists. Since the Dallas, TX, native dominated the modern dance world for a while, he’s now conquering musical theater and becoming a Broadway babe.
Christopher is currently starring as Marty—a charismatic, charming and oh-so-talented bartender—in the national touring production of Come Fly Away. (His castmate is this month’s cover girl, Mallauri Esquibel!) Visit comeflyaway.com to see where you can catch Christopher in action, and read on for The Dirt!
What did you want to be when you were a teen?
A straight-A student
Must-see TV shows:
“Grey’s Anatomy” and “True Blood”
Biggest guilty pleasure:
One thing most people don’t know about you:
I’m a Zumba instructor
If you weren’t a dancer, what would you be?
Some sort of surgeon
Favorite city in the world:
Who would play you in a movie?
I’d like to think Taylor Lautner, but who knows. Haha.
Who is your dance crush?
I have a huge dance crush on my Come Fly Away partner, Ramona Kelley
What is your biggest pet peeve?
Do you have any bad dance habits?
I’m told I have a low passé, but I think it’s quite functional!
What’s the strangest thing in your dance bag?
A pink-and-white hand-painted cat figurine that Lar Lubovitch gave to me as an opening-night gift once.
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