BAM @ a Distance: The Week Ahead
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Hip hop and pop are all the rage on Broadway right now! Learn contemporary musical theatre choreography from Broadway’s hottest shows. The class will vote on the combination they love the best and will put together a video of everyone doing that choreography!
LUIS SALGADO [Director / Choreographer ] is an international director, choreographer and educator from Puerto Rico based in New York City and who most recently opened his own adaptation of the musical FAME to great reviews in Washington D.C. He was the Assistant Latin Choreographer of In the Heights on Broadway, which won four Tony Awards. Last year Luis worked as the associate director/choreographer of Cirque de Soliel's Paramour in Hamburg Germany. Among the productions he has directed/choreographed in the United States and abroad are the fantasy musical Ella Es Colombia in Bogota, Colombia with MISI Musicals, the Holland Production of On Your Feet, Ragtime, To Be or Not to Be . . . A Shakespearean Experience, Aida, The Musical, Amigo Duende, The Musical, Bountiful, Zuccotti Park, Song of Solomon, Speed the Plow, The Tempest and Fuerza y Pasión in Lima Peru.
2017 Luis directed and choreographed the U.S premiere of the Spanish version of In The Heights at GALA Theatre in Washington D.C which received nine 2018 Helen Hayes Awards including Best Musical, Best Direction and Best Choreography. He has appeared on Broadway in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, ROCKY, In The Heights, On Your Feet, as well as Off-Broadway shows and Broadway tryouts The Mambo Kings (Frankie Suarez), Fame on 42nd Street (Joe Vegas, understudy) and Aida, among others. Film credits include: American Gangster, Dirty Dancing 2, Havana Nights, the television remake of Dirty Dancing, Enchanted and Step Up 2, The Streets (Alejandro), for which he also was assistant choreographer.
Luis is the founder/director of R.Evolución Latina, an affiliate of the non-profit organization Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Luis’ personal mission as an artist and a leader is to empower society through the arts to make a change for the better.
Open to all ages, kids and adults!
Drop in Class Rate: $25 per Class or 2 Membership Tokens (what is this?!)
Every week, we will announce our Social Media Challenge and you will have ONE WEEK to complete the challenge. The winners of the challenge will be announced every other week. The winners of the challenge will receive a free drop in class to one our BAM @ a Distance classes: our Broadway Masters workshops or our Broadway Choreo Spotlight class!
This week, we want to see you wipe it down: TECHNICOLOR STYLE!
Send us your best version of the TikTok trend to get featured on our page AND for a change to win one free drop in class! Be sure to tag BAMtheatre and use the hashtag #bamsocialmediachallenge!