Dana Solimando
Dana Solimando
"Her blending of rock, pop, and modern-lyrical styles in the choreography for this production elevates every ensemble number tenfold."



Described by the Chicago Tribune as “Exceptional” and “Razor Sharp” Dana Solimando’s work as a choreographer, director, performer, and teacher has run the gamut from Broadway to TV and film. 

Choreography credits include: CabaretAmerican Idiot (2016 Ovation nomination), Rent, Spring Awakening and Billy Elliot (2015 LADCC Award nom). Other favorites: 3D Theatricals: Ragtime (2015 Ovation nom), Parade (2013 Ovation nom), Damn Yankees (2014 Ovation nom), The Addam’s Family, Hairspray, All Shook Up, Swing!  (2004 and 2006 Ovation Award- Best Choreography). Miss Saigon- Macau International Arts Festival/MRE 2012 Ovation nom), Jesus Christ Superstar national tour (NAACP Theatre Award nom). Other credits: Sacramento Music Circus: HairLa Cage Aux Folles, and The Wizard of Oz, Rubicon: Little Miss Scrooge (world premiere). Dana is also co-writer/director/choreographer for MAESTRO and Rt. 66 on Crystal Cruises and director/choreographer for the world premier/national tour of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer The Musical.

She made her Broadway debut in Cats playing the role of “Rumpleteazer”, and went on to perform in other Broadway shows such as Swing! playing the “Country Girl” and Peter Pan as “Tiger Lily”. She has also performed in numerous other Nat’l tours & regional theatre productions including Jesus Christ Superstar, A Chorus Line, Grease, Sugar babies, Gypsy, Oklahoma! & Radio City Music Hall’s Christmas Spectacular (NYC).