David Marquez
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David Marquez is presently directing and choreographing the debut show of an exciting new recording artist by the name of Jeremiah James - whose new album Tupelo is being released this year. He is also slated to direct and choreograph a new production of A Chorus Line at the Lyric Theater in Oklahoma CIty next summer as well as 6 new shows for Oceana Cruise Lines.

Recently: Directed and choreographed Glimpses of the Moon for MetroStage, Seussical for The Weston Playhouse; Ticket To Ride: The Ultimate Beatles Experience at the Shubert Theater in New Haven Connecticut.

Broadway choreography includes: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Gershwin's Fascinating Rhythm (AriZoni Award! Best Choreography in a Musical); Stanley at Circle in the Square (dance consultant); The 1997 Easter Bonnet Competition and The 1994 Gypsy of the Year Contest for which he won the Absolut® Theatre Award as "Best of Show" (Now known as the Gypsy of the Year) for his entry entitled "Galileo" and was the first choreographer to utilize the event to launch a choreography career. David has choreographed productions for The Long Wharf Theatre, Hartford Stage, Sharon Stage, The Chicago Goodman Theater, Jacob's Pillow, the MeadowBrook Theater Company (Best Choreography in a Musical nomination for Godspell) to name a few. He was the original choreographer for In The Heights, Thoroughly Modern Millie, and The Billy Joel Project which incidentally paved the way for Movin' Out.

For television he choreographed the PBS Great Performances production of My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies at Carnegie Hall, starring Julie Andrews, as well as the 2006 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show starring Justin Timberlake for CBS television, at the world famous Kodak Theater in Hollywood, California. He has also choreographed several episodes of both One Life to Live and All My Children.

He has directed and/or choreographed Julie Andrews, Kelly Ripa, Anna Kendrik, Vanessa Williams, Bernadette Peters, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Bebe Neuwirth, Anne Reinking, Sara Ramirez, Patrick Wilson, Faith Prince, Karen Ziemba, the Radio City Rockettes, Tony Roberts, Robert Morse, Orfeh, Natascia Diaz and more.

Other Direction: Andy Prescott: About Face; Dance With Me: An Evening of Original Musical Theater Choreography; Eleanor Rigby Is Waiting, a new play by David Parr (reading); and The Great White Way (conceived, choreographed and directed).

Other choreography: Sweet Charity; A Chorus Line; Evita; Guys & Dolls, The King & I; Jesus Christ Superstar and West Side Story.

David has appeared on Broadway in Kiss of the Spider Woman (with Chita Rivera and Vanessa Williams) as well as the national tour of Jesus Christ Superstar (with Ted Neeley, Carl Anderson and Irene Cara.) He played Bernardo in West Side Story at the St. Louis Muny and can be seen in music videos for C&C Music Factory, including the 1990's hit Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now). 

Film: El Cantante with Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony (Boogaloo Line Dancer) and the documentary Every Little Step (as himself).

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David Marquez's Choreography Reel