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Objective: To leverage my 25+ years of experience in performing, casting, directing, choreography, management and teaching to secure a professional position using these skills.

Recent Professional Experience

2017

CAROUSEL – Director
Musical Theatre West – Long Beach, CA – Directed what Broadwayworld called “a quintessential production” of the musical that was said to be “Rodgers and Hammerstein’s personal favorite.”

2016

LAST GAS – Choreographer
Shadowland Playhouse – Ellenville, NY – contributed choreography to the regional premiere of this new play by John Cariani.

2016

ONCE UP ON A PASTIME – Director
White Plains Performing Arts Center, White Plains, NY – Directed and Choreographed the regional premiere of this new musical play, composed by recording legend, Terry Cashman.

2016

FIXING FRANKIE – Director, Book and Lyrics
29 hour staged reading of this new musical play by Mr. Langworth and Steve Marzullo.

2016

WEST SIDE STORY – Director
Musical Theatre West – Long Beach, CA – Directed this acclaimed and sold out revival of the iconic and still resonant work.
*2017 LA Critics Circle – Mculloh Award nominee for Best Revival*

2015

TO MARZ AND BACK – Director/Choreographer
The Mint Theater/NYMF – New York, NY – Conceived, directed and choreographed this original song cycle.

2015

SOUTH PACIFIC – Director/Choreographer
Musical Theatre West – Long Beach, CA
*Scenie Award nominee, Best Director/Choreographer*

2015

PAULO SZOT SINGS FRANK SINATRA & ANTONIO CARLOS JOBIM – Director
54 Below, NYC – Directed and penned this celebration of the iconic crooner, Francis Albert Sinatra and the king of bossa nova, Antonio Carlos Jobim. Musical direction by Klaus Mueller.

2014

BROKEN SNOW – Director
Director of the first professional reading of the new play by Ben Andron.

2013

PAULO SZOT in concert at 54 Below and The Festival dei Due Mondi 56 – Director
Working alongside Mr. Szot and musical director Matthew Aucoin, responsibilities included conceiving, scripting and staging this new work. The concert was critically acclaimed in both Europe and the Unites States. *BroadwayWorld Award nominee for Best Director of a cabaret*

2013

The Marvelous Wonderettes, Caps and Gowns – Director/Choreographer
Shadowland Playhouse – Ellenville, NY

2012 – 2016

SUNY New Paltz, Professor – School of the Arts
Course load included: Intro to Acting, Voice for the Musical Theatre I and II, Musical Theatre History, Choreography for Musical Theatre, Tap dance, Jazz dance and Ballet. Directing/Choreography: The Producers, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Rent and Oklahoma!.

2012

LAURA OSNES at Café Carlyle – Director
Working alongside Ms. Osnes and musical director Fred Lassen, responsibilities included conceiving, scripting and staging this Broadway star’s cabaret debut. Critically acclaimed, the two week engagement culminated in a recording available on Broadway Records.

2012

SUNY Ulster, adjunct professor – “American Musical Theatre”
Lecturer for this look back at the history of the American Musical Theatre: its contribution to the growth and change in our country and how our socio-economic history directly influenced what was being produced on Broadway at any given time.

2012

LOVING YOU an evening with Matt Cavenaugh and Jenny Powers – Director
Alongside this Broadway couple, Mr. Langworth co-conceived and scripted this evening of contemporary tunes and Broadway standards; performed at Birdland and Feinstein’s in NYC.

2012

SOUTH PACIFIC – Choreographer
Choreographer of the 2011/2012 National tour, re-creating original choreography from the Lincoln Center Theater’s Tony Award winning production.

2012

MR. JOY – Choreographer/Associate Director
A new play by acclaimed playwright Daniel Beaty. Responsibilities included creative development, direction, dramaturgy and musical staging for the premiere of this vibrant and current one man show, set in modern day Harlem.

2012

THE HOLY ROSENBERGS – Associate Director
Creative associate for the NYC staged reading of this new play. Responsibilities included helping to develop story arc, characters and language within the play which was originally produced at the National Theatre in London. Sheryl Kaller, director.

2011

CUT SHORT – Choreographer
An original contemporary jazz dance piece, commissioned by the SUNY Geneseo Dance Ensemble.

2011

ACE (NYC workshop of a new musical play) – Associate Director
In this development phase, responsibilities included working with writers, composers, technical designers, actors and stage management in guiding this musical piece towards an anticipated Broadway production. Sheryl Kaller, director.

2011

DANGEROUS BEAUTY – Associate Director
Creative associate for this new musical which premiered at the Pasadena Playhouse. Responsibilities included dramaturgy, staging scenes and overseeing creative contributions including lighting, sound, script, musical score and choreography. Sheryl Kaller, director and Benoit Swan Pouffer, choreographer.

2010

NEXT FALL (Broadway/Off-Broadway) – Associate Director
Responsibilities include providing creative and managerial support to the director, teaching assigned roles to understudies and maintaining the production throughout its run.
2010 Tony Award Nomination, Best Play
2010 Tony Award Nomination, Best Director – Sheryl Kaller
2010 Drama Desk Award Nomination, Outstanding Play
2009 – 2010 Outer Critics Circle Award Nomination, Outstanding New Play

2010

THE WHO’S TOMMY – Choreographer
Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, Kent Gash, director.

2009

SUNY Geneseo, Lecturer – School of the Arts
As a full-time University employee, responsibilities included teaching Tap Dance I, Musical Theatre Dance II and Jazz Dance II.
Conducted weekly office hours, created course syllabi and graded assigned projects.
Choreographed 2 student performed dances for the Geneseo Dance Ensemble.
Served as faculty advisor for the campus’ largest student group, the dance organization Orchesis.

2008 – 2011

Lincoln Center Theatre’s SOUTH PACIFIC (Broadway/National Tour/Barbican Centre, London) – Associate Choreographer
Creative consultant and supervisor for the Lincoln Center Theater’s Broadway revival which garnered 7 Tony Awards. Choreographer of the 2011 National Tour, re-creating the production’s original choreography.
2008 Tony Award Nomination, Best Choreographer – Christopher Gattelli
2008 Tony Award Winner, Best Musical Revival

2006 – 2008

Telsey + Company, Associate Casting Director
Casting associate for Broadway, off-Broadway and touring productions such as South Pacific, In The Heights and Rent. Also contributed ideas for commercials, television and film projects, including the film version of Sex and the City. Other responsibilities included generating casting ideas, creating schedules and maintaining files for assigned productions and communicating with directors, choreographers, producers and talent agents.

1996 – 2005

Dance Supervisor
Supervised performers and maintained choreography in Broadway, national tour, off-Broadway and regional productions including Thoroughly Modern Millie, Sheba, South Pacific and Forever Plaid.

Performing Experience:
1988 – 2010

Broadway
Follies
Ragtime
A Chorus Line
On The 20th Century

Broadway Tours
South Pacific
Thoroughly Modern Millie
Ragtime
The Who’s Tommy
On The Town
West Side Story
Ann-Margaret Live

Off-Broadway
Sheba
Beggar’s Holiday
Up Against It
Hurry Hurry Hollywood

Regional
South Pacific
You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown
Baby
Forever Plaid
Romeo & Juliet
Me & Mr. Jones
7 Brides for 7 Brothers
_*Carbonell Nominee

Television
“David Letterman”
“Rosie O’Donnell”
“The Tony Awards”
“The TODAY Show”
“As The World Turns”

Other Teaching Experience

  • CAP 21 (Collaborative Arts Project) –
    Song interpretation and audition technique for musical theatre, 3rd & 4th year students.
  • Broadway Artists’ Alliance – Audition technique, scene study & monologue coaching.
  • American Musical & Dramatic Academy (AMDA) –
    Member of a professional panel providing instruction on audition techniques, voice and dance.
  • Actors Connection – Monologue technique
  • The Business of Show Business – Master Classes
    SUNY Geneseo (2000, 2005)
    University of Hawaii at Manoa (2003)
  • Nationally Certified Yoga Instructor
    Health Clubs (New York and Washington Sports Clubs)
    Studios (New Dance Group)
    Corporate (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)

Education and Training

1988
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1989 – 2001
1988 – Present
1988 – Present
2002 – Present

Bachelor of Arts, State University of New York at Geneseo,
Major in Speech Communications, minor in Dance.
Acting (Technique and Scene Study, Camera and Commercial Technique)
Voice (Technique and Coaching)
Dance (Musical Theatre, Jazz, Ballet, Tap and Modern)
Yoga Instructor Certification, Prem Yoga Shala (Jon Cassotta, founding director) Prenatal and Restorative Yoga (Yogaworks NYC)

Computer literate (MAC and PC), intermediate Portuguese