Christie Delaney is a performer, choreographer, director, instructor, and a proud MADS Alumni! She started dancing at the age of 2 at Mary Alice’s Dance Studio. She then continued her training at the University at Buffalo where she earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance. At UB, Christie was a member of Zodiaque Dance Company, Tap Teaching Assistant, Director of Dancer’s Workshop, recipient of the Amanda Occhino scholarship award among many other credits.
Upon graduation, Christie moved to Williamsburg, VA to be the Dance Supervisor at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. During her time at BGW she performed in numerous shows as the swing performer, mastering up to 20 tracks at one time, rehearsal technician, and assistant choreographer. In addition to performing in over 15 shows at BGW, her other performing credits include Six Flags, Spirit Productions, and Darien Lake Theme Park Resort.
Christie has taught tap workshops and master classes up and down the East Coast, sharing her love of dancing. She has choreographed productions for Opera in Williamsburg and ShowStoppers. She travels across the country and adjudicates dance competitions at the regional and national level. While in Virginia, Christie was the Assistant Artistic Director of SI Dance, LLC, where she instructed and choreographed for their company, SIDanCo. Her choreography has won top awards at competitions including Best Choreography, Critics Choice Nominee, Highest Scoring, and special judges awards.
Christie is thrilled to be back home in Buffalo with her husband, Evan, two beautiful daughters, and their dog, Buddy. It is an absolute honor to be back at MADS teaching where the love of dance was first instilled in her. She can’t wait to share her passion for dance with MADS!