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AMDA Faculty since: 2012
Gene grew up on the Broadway stage and was a featured performer and lead dancer in several original Broadway shows, including GYPSY, FLOWER DRUM SONG, HIGH SPIRITS, HENRY SWEET HENRY, GEORGE M! and OH KAY!
He wrote, directed & choreographed nine shows for DR PEPPER & seventeen for PRINCESS CRUISES and won for BEST DIRECTION, BEST CHOREOGRAPHY and BEST MUSICAL for his production of ON THE TOWN for the San Jose CLO.
He directed & choreographed several Off-Broadway shows including: THE WONDERFUL WIZARD Of SONG/Harold Arlen, TIN PAN ALLEY; BABALU-CY. He also choreographed LOVE DIVIDED BY, DIETRICH & CHEVALIER and DANNY & SILVIA, also off-Broadway.
Other choreographic credits: The EMMY AWARDS, feature film KISS ME GOODBYE starring .Jeff Bridges, STRIKE UP THE BAND for REPRISE/LA; MOVIN' ON, an original Sondheim musical at the Laguna Playhouse; THE DYBBUK at the Mark Taper Forum.
He is the general manager/booker of the Triad Theatre on 72nd.
Graduate Studies, English, Adelphi