Michael Balderrama

Choreographer - Director - Dancer - Producer

Michael Balderrama most recently worked as the associate choreographer and creative consultant for the new Broadway Musical Soul Doctor and closed his 6th Broadway show, Ghost, in August 2012. Balderrama also associate directed Zorro at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta and participated in the development of the new play The Shape She Makes at ART in Boston. He also took the 1st National Tour of In the Heights through its final performance as Associate Choreographer and Resident Supervisor. He is currently casting the 2nd National Tour which he will be setting as Director/Choreographer in collaboration with Original Broadway/1st National Tour Director Thomas Kail and Tony Award winning Choreographer for In the Heights, Andy Blankenbuhler. His new production company (Silver Towers Productions) produced up and coming artist Marcus Paul James' new CD "Meant to Be". Look for it on iTunes now.

Broadway/National: Saturday Night Fever (Cesar), Urban Cowboy (Travis "Trouble"), Movin' Out (performed Tony, Sgt O'Leary), Hot Feet (originated the role of Anthony), In the Heights (Usnavi, Graffiti Pete, Resident Supervisor), West Side Story (Bernardo), Ghost (Willie Lopez). Film/ Television: Across the Universe (Main Drill Sgt.), The Academy Awards (featured Soloist), The View, Regis and Kelly, Good Morning America, U.S. Open, Michael Jackson's "Ghosts", Macy's Day Parade (01', 08', 09'). 

Artists (choreography or performance): Michael Jackson, Gloria Estefan, Bruno Mars, Sutton Foster, Vanessa Williams, Brian Adams, Mariah Carey, Jay Sean, Kristine W, Brownstone, Jaunes. Michael has taught and/or choreographed in over 60 states and countries on 4 continents over the last 20 yrs. He's proud to have learned his craft by working directly with such greats as Twyla Tharp, Maurice Heins, Alan Johnson, Andy Blankenbuhler, Kevin McCullom, Jeffery Sellers, Julie Taymor, Kevin Clash, Stan Winston, Thomas Kail, Jason Robert Brown, Tom Kitt, and many more.