Lorin Latarro

Lorin Latarro is an American choreographer whose work has been seen on Broadway and in dance companies internationally. She began her career as a dancer who performed in fourteen Broadway shows and toured with world renowned dance companies.


Life and careerEdit

Latarro began studying dance in New York City at an early age. She graduated from the Juilliard School where she trained under Benjamin Harkarvy. She also trained with Pina Bausch, Hector Zaraspe and Jirí Kylián. After earning her Bachelor of Fine Arts at Juilliard, Latarro danced for the Martha Graham Dance Company and later with MOMIX and Twyla Tharp. She performed in 14 Broadway shows including Fosse, Movin' Out, A Chorus Line, Spamalot, and Swing!.[1]

Latarro is now a choreographer in New York City whose credits include Broadway's "Waitress", "Les Liaisons Dangereuses", Waiting for Godot, This American Life: 21 Chump Street for Ira Glass and Lin-Manuel Miranda, Public Theater's The Odyssey, BAM's Peter and The Wolf, Queen Of The Night (Drama Desk Award),[2] Encores! Fanny (2010),[3] Kiss Me Kate, and Curious Incident of The Dog In The Night-Time, American Idiot and more. She is the Artistic Associate at The Bucks County Playhouse, under Robyn Goodman and Alex Fraser, where she choreographs new musicals with directors Lonnie Price and Hunter Foster. Upcoming: Encore's God Bless You, Mr Rosewater with Michael Mayer, The Public's Twelfth Night with music by Shaina Taub, La Traviata at The Met Opera with Michael Mayer.

In addition to Latarro’s choreographic successes, she also works with the Gates Foundation on missions in Africa and is the founder of artammo.org. ART = AMMO, Artists Against Gun Violence.[4] Latarro brings performance flash mobs to different areas of the country to encourage people to stop and truly think about their stance on gun violence in the United States.

Stage productionsEdit

Dance Companies:

Broadway:

Lincoln Center:

Other

PressEdit

How the Women of Waitress Are Changing Broadway Behind the Scenes - TIME, April 19, 2016

BWW Interview: Choreographer Lorin Latarro on Creating the Dances for Broadway's WAITRESS - Broadway World, February 24, 2016

How Skipping School Kick-Started a Career for Waitress Choreographer Lorin Latarro - Broadway.com, April 13, 2016

Broadway Time Machine: Waitress Choreographer Lorin Latarro Talks 5 Game-Changing Shows - Broadway Box, April 21, 2016

SWEET SUCCESS: AN INTERVIEW WITH “WAITRESS” CHOREOGRAPHER LORIN LATARRO - Master Chat, April 20, 2016

What 'Waitress' Choreographer Lorin Latarro Wants Dancers to Know - backstage, August 3, 2016

Broadway-Bound Musical ‘Waitress’ Makes History With All Female Creative Team — a Talk With Choreographer Lorin Latarro - The Huffington Post, March 23, 2016

Opening Up with Lorin Latarro - The Broadway Blogger, August 8, 2016

Flash Mob in Times Square Honors Victims of Newtown - NYTimes, February 24, 2013

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lorin Latarro | Choreographer". www.lorinlatarro.com. Retrieved 2015-09-27.
  2. ^ Spitulnik, Brian (2013-12-31). "Interactive Play 'Queen of the Night' Opens at Restored Diamond Horseshoe Club". The Daily Beast. Retrieved 2015-09-27.
  3. ^ Gans, Andrew. "Encores! 'Fanny' Plays City Center Beginning Feb. 4" playbill.com, February 4, 2010
  4. ^ "Art=Ammo | Artists Against Gun Violence | "Non-action is a tragic flaw" – Brecht". www.artammo.org. Retrieved 2015-09-27.
  5. ^ "'Waiting for Godot' Broadway" playbillvault.com, accessed February 14, 2016
  6. ^ "La Traviata, December 4, 2018", Met Opera Archive.
  7. ^ "La Traviata, December 15, 2018", Met Opera on Demand.
  8. ^ "The Visitor". www.publictheater.org. Retrieved 2019-08-22.
  9. ^ "La Traviata". www.metopera.org. Retrieved 2019-08-22.
  10. ^ "Waitress: A New Musical | Official Broadway Site". Waitress: A New Musical. Retrieved 2019-08-22.
  11. ^ "The Outsiders | Goodman Theatre". www.goodmantheatre.org. Retrieved 2019-08-22.
  12. ^ "Mrs. Doubtfire - 5th Avenue". www.5thavenue.org. Retrieved 2019-08-22.
  13. ^ "Almost Famous | The Old Globe". www.theoldglobe.org. Retrieved 2019-08-22.
  14. ^ "The Muny".
  15. ^ Clement, Olivia (February 28, 2019). "Superhero Opens February 28 at Second Stage Theater Off-Broadway". Playbill. Retrieved 2019-08-22.
  16. ^ "Merrily We Roll Along". www.roundabouttheatre.org. Retrieved 2019-08-22.
  17. ^ Hetrick, Adam (July 20, 2018). "Matt Doyle to Star in Huey Lewis and the News Musical The Heart of Rock & Roll". Playbill. Retrieved 2019-08-22.
  18. ^ Jones, Kenneth. "'Best Is Yet to Come', a Cy Coleman Musical, Begins in NYC with Lillias White, Howard McGillin, Rachel York" playbill.com, May 18, 2011
  19. ^ City Club lortel.org, accessed January 21, 2016
  20. ^ "Interactive Play ‘Queen of the Night’ Opens at Restored Diamond Horseshoe Club" The Daily Beast, December 31, 2013
  21. ^ Cox, Gordon. "‘Hamilton,’ ‘Curious Incident’ Top the 2015 Drama Desk Awards" Variety, May 31, 2015
  22. ^ Dalzell, Jennie. "Your Saturday Video Fix: “Glee” Meets In the Heights Meets 'This American Life' " dancespirit.com, July 5, 2014
  23. ^ "'Jasper In Deadland'" Archived 2014-03-21 at the Wayback Machine prospecttheater.org, accessed January 21, 2016
  24. ^ Peter And The Wolf macaronikid.com, accessed January 22, 2016
  25. ^ The Odyssey publictheater.org, accessed January 21, 2016
  26. ^ Oleksinski, Johnny. "'Beaches' announces creative team" Chicago Tribune, April 22, 2015
  27. ^ http://www.playbill.com/article/james-earl-jones-joins-god-bless-you-mr-rosewater
  28. ^ http://publictheater.org/Programs--Events/Public-Works/?SiteTheme=Shakespeare

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