Portraiture, Fine Art, Sports/Action, Events, Nature/Wildlife photography based in Milwaukee, WI.


I am a Photographer, Videographer and Dance Performer as well as an instructor of Musical Theatre. To learn more about my movement career please visit cwmoves.com


Christal has her BFA in Dance from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is a teacher and art maker all throughout the Milwaukee area. She spent 6 years as an adjunct faculty in the UWM dance department and has taught for the Danceworks Mad Hot Ballroom and Tap program for 10 years. In musical theatre she has choreographed 15 productions and won 4 Wisconsin Tommy Awards for outstanding choreography. She gained her start performing professionally with Elizabeth Johnson’s company, Your Mother Dances, spending 4 seasons with the company locally and abroad. She currently performs with Danceworks Performance Company and will have completed 10 years with DPC in the Summer of 2017. She is developing her Choreographic voice through her music and dance trio Cadance Collective. The trio has been making work since 2012 and creates pieces through an unconventional process where music and dance are created simultaneously through improvisational practices and original soundscapes. In addition she has choreographed for Danceworks Performance Company, Community Theatre Works, DSHA Theatre, Shorewood High School Theatre, Milwaukee Ballet II and Milwaukee High School of the Arts.