orn and raised in California, Mr. Moretton has a B.A. in Drama from San Jose State University and an M.F.A. in dance from New York University.

Beginning with a background in professional ballroom dancing, his dance career spans over four decades, encompassing performing experiences in musical theatre and with the companies of Dennis Wayne's DANCERS, Boston Repertory Ballet, Washington Opera Ballet, Stars of the American Ballet, Joyce Trisler's Danscompany and Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemblev (charter member) MTV’s 1999 Music Video Awards, From the Horse’s Mouth – Chapter 10 (2001), and in Japan on NHK-TV with Papaya Suzuki (2001), TV ASAHI “Poka Poka Chikyu Kazoku”(2005).

Currently on the faculty of STEPS on Broadway, School at STEPS, Ballet Arts (where he was artistic director of showcases), and Montclair State University, Mr. Moretton has been on the faculties of Jacob's Pillow, Alvin Ailey American Dance Center, Joffrey Ballet School, Dance Space, Inc., and Mary Anthony Dance Studio. In 1984 started teaching for Zena Rommett in her Floor Barre technique. He has served on the faculty of David Howard’s Teachers Workshop and has also served as an adjunct faculty member at Collaborative Arts Project 21 (Musical Theater Department of the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University), Adelphi University, San Jose State University, S.U.N.Y. at Purchase; and guest faculty at Ohio State University, University of Iowa, Brigham Young University, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Oakland University, and Hobart & William Smith College, and taught at the American Academy of Ballet Festival (Royal Academy of Dance School), 2000—2011. International teaching includes Balett Akademien (Stockholm), The Gulbenkian Ballet (Lisbon), Tani Momoko Ballet School (Tokyo), and at the Horeftika Vimata organization in Nicosia (Cyprus).

Mr. Moretton’s choreographic commissions include works for Dennis Wayne's DANCERS, Soundance Repertory Company, Ballet Builders ’99,’06, Dalton-Hartel Dance, Avila/Weeks, Okamoto Ballet (Japan), Manhattan Opera, East/West Repertory Ensemble, Three's Co. & Dancers (San Diego), Kaimuki Dance Theatre (Hawaii), Dutchess Ballet, and Utica Dance Works, also being invited to be part of the 92nd St. Y’s 75th Anniversary Gala. From 2000—2008 he has been invited to present dances at New Choreographers on Point "Previews." In addition to workshops with Thunderclap Productions and the New Arts Festival, he has also choreographed musical theater productions for Cap 21 (Moll Flanders) and the Castillo Theater, where he is resident choreographer (Hot Snow; Coming of Age in Korea; Carmen’s Place; Crown Heights; Sally & Tom; The Last Temptation of William Jefferson; Still On the Corner; Mantle, Maris and Mom; The Task; Playing with Heiner Müller; and Marat/Sade which was re-staged in the 2000 Midtown International Theater Festival). From 1998 through 2010, he has choreographed the All-Stars Talent Network Showcase Galas at Lincoln Center, where he also choreographed What’s Opera Doc? and Once Upon and Ever After for the Reel to Real film/ performance series in 2004.

He choreographed for the New York-based band Bootä. Mr. Moretton has served as Ballet Master and Rehearsal Director for Bill T. Jones/ Arnie Zane Dance Company, Dennis Wayne’s DANCERS, Joyce Trisler’s Danscompany, Avila/ Weeks, Ann Carlson, Corning Dances & Company, and Michael Mao’s Dance Express.

He was a resident choreographer for Soundance Repertory Company from 1995-2000, and was Artist-in-Residence at the Brooklyn Music School in 2001.

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