Christal Wagner has her BFA in Dance from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. Her performance career started with Your Mother Dances performing in works by David Parker, Heinz Poll, and artistic director Elizabeth Johnson. She has also worked with Danceworks Performance Company since 2007 directed by Dani Kuepper. While with Danceworks she has performed works by Sean Curran, Kelly Anderson, Simone Ferro, and Janet Lilly. She has had the pleasure of choreographing Annie in 2010 and Beauty and the Beast in 2011 for Community Theatre Works. She has also set Jazz and Modern work on Milwaukee Ballet II, Milwaukee High School of the Arts, and Danceworks.