Chris Liu

Contemptorary Fusion Instructor

Chris has been fortunate enough to have had many profound influences shape him as an artist and performer.  While simultaneously studying dance at the Orange County High School of the Arts, Chris was also a member of Generation Next, the second Tremaine teen dance company, under the tutelage of acclaimed film and stage choreographers Marguerite Derricks and Michael Rooney.  While pursuing a BA in concert dance at the University of California, Irvine with the esteemed Donald McKayle, Chris was also able to maintain a commercial career, appearing on such shows as Days of Our Lives, Cold Case, Dirty Sexy Money, and the 80th Academy Awards, as well as numerous commercials for Sony, McDonald’s and most recently, SoftBank with Cameron Diaz.  Currently, Chris is also performing at Disneyland as a dancer in "Mickey and the Magical Map." Chris is honored and privileged to have worked with the students of Academy of Dance, who have enriched his life in more ways than they will ever know.