Quinn B Wharton is a professional choreographer, photographer and videographer. He was born in Seattle, Washington and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii. He began dancing at six years of age and left home at 14 to train at University of North Carolina School of the Arts. He danced for eight years with the San Francisco Ballet and two years with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. He performed leading roles and created works for choreographers William Forsythe, Mark Morris, Christopher Wheeldon, Paul Taylor, Wayne McGregor, Val Caniparoli and John Cranko, among others. During that time, he also began photographing the artists he was surrounded by. Wharton has choreographed and photographed at such companies as the Bolshoi Ballet, The Joffrey Ballet, and the San Francisco Ballet. He has taught at Stanford and the University of Chicago. His work lies at the intersection of movement theory, technology and beauty.