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Joshua Bergasse is a NYC based teacher and choreographer and has been a member of the Broadway Dance Center Faculty since 1998. Josh is the choreographer of the upcoming NBC series SMASH produced by Steven Spielberg and starring Angelica Huston, Debra Messing and Katherine McPhee, to name a few. This summer Josh choreographed a group routine for the top ten dancers on FOX's "So You Think You Can Dance."
Other credits as a choreographer include; American Songbooks; Fascinatin Rhythm (Allen Room, Jazz @ Lincoln Center); The Face Of Tisch, Gala 2010 (Rose Hall, Jazz @ Lincoln Center); Bomb-Itty Of Errors (Off-Broadway); Captain Louie (Little Shubert, York Theater); BC/EFA's Gypsy Of The Year Opener for 2007 and 2008 (New Amsterdam Theatre); Fame The Musical (National & International Tours); Solo Pido - Bianca Marroquin In Concert (Mexico City); West Side Story (Stratford Festival, Barrington Stage Company, Fulton Theatre, North Carolina Theatre); Guys and Dolls, Carousel, The World Goes Round (Barrington Stage); La Cage..., Beehive, Cagney (Riverside Theatre); Smokey Joes Cafe (AMTSJ, Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Riverside); Tommy, South Pacific, Crash Nation (Cherry County Playhouse); The Baker Dances (Indiana University.) Joshua has performed in the Broadway and/or National touring companies of Movin'Out, Hairspray,The Life, and West Side Story.
Besides being on faculty at BDC, Josh is the artistic director for the Musical Theater Performance Project at BDC, and has been a guest artist at NYU, Marymount Manhattan College, Indiana University, James Madison University, Shennendoah University, Kean University, Creighton University and the University of California Satellite program. He’s toured with Manhattan DanceProject, West Coast Dance Explosion, and Tremaine.