Luis Salgado

Actor, Director, Choreographer
In the Heights
Participates in 1 Session

Luis Salgado is an international director, choreographer, and educator from Puerto Rico currently based in New York City 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.

This 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 Bogotá, Colombia with MISI Musicals, the Holland Production of On Your Feet, Ragtime, TO BE OR NOT TO BE... a Shakespearean Experience, Amigo Duende the Musical, In The Heights, Bountiful, Zuccotti Park, Song of Solomon, Speed the Plow, and Candela Fuerza y Pasión in Lima, Peru. In 2017 Luis directed and choreographed the U.S premier 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.

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.

Sessions in which Luis Salgado participates

Sunday January 13, 2019

1:45 PM
1:45 PM