DIRECTOR  CHOREOGRAPHER

Joe A. Callaway Award Outstanding Choreography

Joseph Jefferson Award Best Choreography

HEAD OVER HEELS, director-choreographer (UPCOMING January 2023) Molloy University/CAP21, Madison Theatre, NY

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MY AAPI BROADWAY STORY: BREAKING BARRIERS, concept-direction

Guest stars: Baayok Lee, Ann Harada, JoAnn Hunter, Telly Leung, Jose Llana

Lincoln Center Public Library for the Performing Arts

Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York City

Music Director, Keiji Ishiguri

Archival Recording - Performing Arts Research Collections, TOFT (NCOV 4331)

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HEAD OVER HEELS, director-choreographer

Montclair State University, Alexander Kasser Theater, NJ

Music Director, Kristen Hoyt

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CABARET, choreographer

2022 Connecticut Critics Award Nomination, Outstanding Choreography

Goodspeed Musicals, CT

Director, James Vasquez

Music Director, Adam Souza

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 FOSSE, Dance Reconstruction

Tony Award Best Musical 1999
Broadhust Theatre, Broadway
Director, Richard Maltby Jr, Co-Directed-Co-Choreographed, Ann Reinking
Conceived, Recreated: Chet Walker

Music Director, Patrick Brady

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A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING, choreographer

Goodspeed Musicals, CT

Director, Rob Ruggiero

Music Director: Adam Souza

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AFTERMATH, director

Cherry Lane Theatre, New York City

Music Arrangements & Music Director: Alexander Rovang

Written by Lawrence Feeney, Craig Pospisil, David Hilder, Ashlie Atkinson, Tony Pennino, Robin Rothstein, Joanna Parson, Ryan Duncan, Katharine Clark Gray, Tanya Perez, Renee Flemings, Jonathan Marc Sherman, P. Seth Bauer, Jonathan Tipton Meyers, Maria Deasy, Liz Duffy Adams, Jessica Fleitman, Migdalia Cruz, Candido Tirado, Carmen Rivera Tirado, Ana Maria Jomolca, Adriana Santos, Marco Antonio Rodriguez, Analisa Velez, Donnetta Lavinia Grays, Jorge Perez, Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas, Andrew Rincón, Angelo Parra, and Raquel Almazan

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ONCE, choreographer

Pioneer Theatre Company, Salt Lake City

Director: Pirronne Yousefzadeh

Music Director: Tom Griffin

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CORNER OF BITTER AND SWEET, director

29 Hr AEA Industry Reading, Theatre 71, New York City

Music Supervisor & Dance Arranger, Sam Davis

Book by Lainie Sakakura

Music & Lyrics by Paul Fujimoto

Produced by 5th Avenue Theatre & Abingdon Theatre Co. 

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SYNCOPATION, choreographer

Peguin Rep Theatre, NY

Director, Joe Brancato

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ALVIN ING 'GOT A LOT OF LIVING TO DO' writer-director

Guest stars: Jose Llana, Darren Lee, Virginia Wing, Hazel Anne Raymundo

The Duplex, New York City

Music Director, Thomas Conroy

ALVIN ING 'JOURNEY OF A COCKEYED OPTIMIST' writer-director

Don't Tell Mama, New York City

Music Director, Sarah Brett England

ALVIN ING, 'TIME'S A WASTING' director

Guest stars: Telly Leung and Yuka Takara

Don't Tell Mama, New York City

Music Director, Cathy Venable

GANBARE! FROM BROADWAY, director

Japan Day, Summer Stage, Central Park, New York City

Choreographer, Alex Sanchez 

Music Director, Sarah Brett England

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THE ATRAIN (RE) PLAYS, director

'Hal and Joann'

Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, New York City

Executive Producer, Lawrence Feeney

THE ATRAIN PLAYS VOL XVI, director-choreographer

Neighborhood Playhouse, New York City

Written by Erica Silberman

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THE LITTLE DANCER, choreographer

Theatre 71, New York City (two seasons)

Director: Richard Vida

Music Director: W. Brent Sawyer

Written by Steven Fisher

EVERYTHING'S COMING UP ETHEL: THE ETHEL MERMAN SONGBOOK, assoc director-choreographer

Starring: Lindsay Mendez, Julia Murney, Emily Skinner, Clarke Thorell, Natasha Yvette Williams

Theresa L. Kaufmann Concert Hall, New York City

Director: Ted Sperling

Music Director: Jeffrey Klitz

Produced by 92Y Lyrics & Lyricists

HOT MIKADO, choreographer

Starring: Adam Jacobs

Joseph Jefferson Award Nomination for Best Choreography

Marriott Theatre, Chicago

Director: David H. Bell

Music Director: Chris Fenwick

‘Sensational choreography by Lainie Sakakura and a cast that can turn sushi into soulfood" - Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times 5/2/03 

DEADBEAT 'Last Dance With Edith Jane' choreographer

Season 2, Episode 4, Hulu Original Series Television Comedy

Starring: Tyler Labine, Lynn Cohen, Cat Deeley

Director: Todd Biermann

JIMMY BUFFETT, Choreographer
Havana Daydreamin’ Tour 1997 and 
Concert Music Video
Music Director & Keyboards, Michael Utley

RED EYE OF LOVE, co-Choreographer

Starring: Josh Grisetti, Alli Mauzey, Kevin Pariseau

2015 Joe A. Callaway Award for Best Choreography 

Dicapo Opera Theatre, Off Broadway

Director, Ted Sperling

Co-choreographer, Alex Sanchez

Music, Sam Davis

Music Director, Greg Jarrett