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Princess Cruises: Born To Dance – and Bound for Broadway

 

Presented by Stephen Swartz, composer of Wicked — a celebration of choreography featuring Broadway’s biggest hits

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Celebrate the Passion to Dance

Professional dancers have been bringing audiences to their feet since Broadway began. Now Princess Cruises presents a tribute to the talented performers who made musical theater and dance history.

Some of the people who are part of Stephen Schwartz' team. Stephen, four men and one woman

Showcasing Broadway’s Famous Hits

Presented by Oscar®, Grammy® and Tony Award®-winning composer Stephen Schwartz, Born to Dance features songs and choreography from some of Broadway’s most famous shows. Including Oklahoma!, West Side Story, Chicago, Hairspray, Mamma Mia!, and many more.

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Created by Broadway Legends

Behind the scenes, Born to Dance has been brought to life by our largest-ever team of award-winning talent from Broadway and beyond.

Learn more about Stephen’s award winning team

Born to Dance Supporting Cast

 

Daniel C. Levine

Creator and Director

Broadway veteran Daniel C. Levine, has appeared in Mamma Mia!, Little Shop of Horrors, The Rocky Horror Show, Jesus Christ Superstar (Tony® Nomination For Best Revival), Chicago, Les Miserables, and Tommy. Daniel has toured extensively across the country. He serves as artistic director for the Ridgefield Playhouse Broadway & Cabaret Series and is the creator, producer, and director of Broadway Backstage! — currently touring throughout the U.S.

Dominick Amendum – Co-Orchestrator

Music Production

Associate musical supervisor of the mega-hit musical Wicked. Arranger and music supervisor for Broadway’s musical First Date and multiple off-Broadway productions.

Anna Becker

Consulting Producer

Esteemed in theater and film for over 20 years, created award-winning Insights & Revelations Performance Series, produced off-Broadway hit Life in a Marital Institution.

Al Blackstone

Choreographer

Recipient of the 2011 Capezio A.C.E. award, featured on So You Think You Can Dance, director of Marquee at DancerPalooza and a faculty member at Broadway Dance Center.

Beowulf Boritt

Scenic Design

Tony Award® -winning scenic designer with multiple Broadway credits. Other highlights: The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, three Drama Desk nominations and an OBIE Award for sustained excellence in set design.

Danny Fiandaca

Scenic Design

Associated with Princess Cruises for over 10 years, productions include Come Fly Away (Broadway), Catch Me If You Can (National Tour) and Lonesome Traveler (Los Angeles).

Caite Hevner

Projection Design and Associate Scenic Design

Designer of over 100 productions across the United States, her associate work on Broadway includes No Man’s Land, Macbeth, and the revival of On The Town.

Kourtni Josephine Lind

Associate Choreographer

Favorite credits: Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark (Broadway), Wicked (first national tour), Radio City New York Spectacular and So You Think You Can Dance (Season 4).

William Ivey Long

Costume Design

Nominated for 15 Tony Awards®, winning six times, he costumed the television event Grease: Live and represented on Broadway with Chicago. He was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame.

Jack Mehler

Lighting Design

Winner of the 2013 Korean Musical Theatre Award for Rebecca and the 2012 award for Elisabeth. Current projects include Gypsy, Sister Act and Sleeping Beauty ballet.

Cathy Parrott

Associate Costume Design

Broadway credits include: Motown The Musical, On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan, Bullets Over Broadway, After Midnight and Porgy and Bess.

Bryan Perri

Musical Director and Orchestrator

Current music director and conductor of Broadway’s production of Wicked. Musical director and conductor of Chaplin on Broadway, Next To Normal, Dogfight, Vanities, Limelight and Disney’s Freaky Friday.

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Makers of Musical Theatre History

Creator and director Daniel C. Levine has appeared in shows ranging from Les Misérables to Mamma Mia! Six time Tony Award®- winning costume designer, William Ivey Long gave our dancers their distinctive looks. Conductor for the Broadway blockbuster Wicked, Bryan Perri, delivered a captivating musical arrangement. And choreographer from the hit show So You Think You Can Dance, Al Blackstone, created the powerhouse moves for a captivating experience.

Single male dancer

The Unsung Heroes of Broadway

Dancing professionally—on Broadway or aboard the Princess fleet—requires immense discipline and years of training.

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Share an Inspiring Journey

As you follow the evolution of Broadway’s dazzling history of dance and choreography, you’ll also discover the challenges, the triumphs and the humanity of those who live to perform every day. We invite you to join us, and step into the world of those who were
Born to Dance.

Born to Dance is now available on Grand Princess, Star Princess and Golden Princess, and Regal Princess

 

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