Jean-Christophe Maillot (born 1960) is a French dancer and choreographer born in Tours.
He studied at the dance conservatory in Tours before enrolling at the upper school of dance in Cannes, where Rosella Hightower was his primary teacher.
Maillot was invited by John Neumeier to join the Hamburg Ballet in 1978, where he became a soloist and stayed until 1983, when an accident ended his career as a dancer.
In 1983, he became the choreographer and director of the Ballet du Grand Théâtre in Tours. Since 1993, and on the appointment of Her Royal Highness Caroline, Princess of Hanover, he has been the artistic director of Les Ballets de Monte Carlo.
Works created for Les Ballets des Monte-Carlo: Bêtes Noires; Home, Sweet Home; Dov’è la Luna; Vers un Pays Sage; Roméo et Juliette; Recto Verso; L’Île; Cendrillon; Entrelacs; Oeil pour oeil; La Belle; D’une rive à l’autre; Miniatures; Le Songe; Altro Canto.