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 & fourteen for PRINCESS CRUISES and won the BAY AREA THEATRE CRITICS OUTER CIRCLE AWARDS for BEST DIRECTION, BEST CHOREOGRAPHY and BEST MUSICAL for his production of ON THE TOWN for the San Jose CLO.
Since moving back to New York in 2008, he directed & choreographed several Off Broadway shows including: THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF SONG/Harold Arlen; TIN PAN ALLEY (also performed in); and BABALU-CY. He also choreographed LOVE DIVIDED BY, DIETRICH & CHEVALIER and DANNY AND SYLVIA, also Off Broadway, as well as the national tour of GILLIGAN'S ISLAND.
Graduate Studies, English, Adelphi