Chelsea crabtree

Program Director

Dance Teacher


chelsea Crabtree

Chelsea Crabtree is a local dance teacher and choreographer. She has trained in many genres of dance over the past 20 years including jazz, modern, hip hop, contact improvisation, creative movement and ballet. She studied dance at Columbia College Chicago where she obtained her BA in Dance with an emphasis in dance education and composition. She has been working in the Columbus, OH community as a dance teacher and choreographer for the past 5 years.

Photographed by: Caitlin Wallace

CLC Dance Program Director

Chelsea started CLC Dance in 2017 with the idea to reach as many children and adults in the Columbus community as possible, and allow them the opportunity to discover and explore dance. She is an advocate for creative movement and arts integration in schools. Chelsea believes all students deserve to be exposed to the art of dance.

Teaching Experience

Chelsea is a dance teacher at charter schools and dance studios in the Columbus area. For the past 5 years, she has been developing an arts integrated curriculum, and implementing ODE dance and physical education standards.

Choreography Experience

Chelsea choreographs for local dance studios and schools for performances such as school musicals, recitals, show choirs, and weddings.