and all around performer whose work spans theater, film, Broadway and television. Her popularity rose very quickly once she joined ABC's hit show, Dancing With The Stars in 2011 where she is a regular finalist and fan favorite and is the reigning Mirror Ball Champion with celebrity partner, Bobby Bones. This fiery red head's talents go far beyond the dance floor, she also has a real passion for singing, acting, hosting, and giving back.
Sharna Burgess is a native Australian based out of Los Angeles, Sharna Burgess is a creator, story teller, professional pretender, choreographer
“Grease”,“The Times They Are A-Changin’”, “In My Life”, “Little Shop of Horrors”, “Rent”, “Rocky Horror Show”, “Starmites”,“Cry Baby”, “Good Vibrations”, “Parade”, “Saturday Night Fever”, “Mail”, “Prince of Central Park”, “The Who’s Tommy” and the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. His current projects in development are Sarah Silverman and Adam Schlesinger’s “The Bedwetter” for the Atlantic Theater Company, “The Wanderer” (bio musical of Dion DiMucci), and “Tony & Nancy: The Rock Opera”. He is piano soloist and associate conductor of the classical/rock fusion group “Rocktopia”, and composer/lyricist of “Loveless Texas”, which was produced by Boomerang Theatre Company at the Sheen Center in New York in 2017.
Henry Aronson, in an over-30-year career on Broadway, has been music director and/or conductor for shows including “Rock of Ages”,
in dance. The company’s annual 7/19 Event in New York City has featured a roster of talent including, Sharna Burgess, Lloyd Culbreath, Rhonda Malkin, and Richard Chen See. In addition, INTAGLIO is the lead producer for the upcoming Broadway musical, The Storm. Jeremy is the former sole proprietor of Valco Records, an independent record label that recorded, marketed, and sold on the international market. His independent New York producing credits include: Against All Odds: A Benefit For The Mazer Theatre, Curtains Up!and A Night of (Im)Perfect Comedy & An American Salute. He is a classically trained pianist and composer raised in a show business family.
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Jeremy Long is the founder of INTAGLIO Productions, which produces new works by variety artists and professional master classes
(Mazer Theatre); Mulberry Street; Curtains Up!; [Im]Perfect Comedy; and Chatterton Country Club. Cory assisted Charles Messina in the world premier of A Room Of My Own (Abingdon Theatre Company) as well as the stage reading of The Wanderer: The Story of Dion (Madison Theatre/Molloy College). He established Sirovich Senior Theater, an acting group for senior citizens, which has run for over a decade downtown at the Educational Alliance. In his early career, he co-directed P.R.I.D.E. Youth Program’s National Performance Team; worked as a production assistant on the music video I’ve Got The Music In Me (Jordin Sparks); and performed under contract for the Walt Disney Company.
Cory Michael Herman
Cory Michael Herman is director of the Alliance Stage Company in New York City. Additional New York directing credits include Against All Odds
off-Broadway show A Room of My Own, starring Ralph Macchio and Mario Cantone. He is the author and producer of the upcoming musical The Wanderer, about the life and career of Rock n’ Roll legend Dion DiMucci, which will have its world premiere at The Paper Mill Playhouse in Spring 2020. Published works include the plays Klepto, Merging, and Fugazy. As director, his notable stage work includes the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway shows Cirque Jacqueline, Mercury: The Afterlife and Times of a Rock God, and the long running comedy The Accidental Pervert.
Charles Messina is a native New Yorker, born and raised in Greenwich Village. He is a graduate of NYU. His playwriting credits include the
Management Assistant at Roundabout Theatre Company and subsequently as the Office Manager for Roy Gabay Theatrical Production and Management. His first company management position was on the Off-Broadway play BEEBO BRINKER CHRONICLES at 37 Arts. He also managed several readings, festival shows and workshops of various productions throughout his early career. Among these was the first workshop, Off-Broadway production and Broadway production of the Tony-nominated Musical FELA!, with Producer Steve Hendel and Director/Choreographer Bill T. Jones. This groundbreaking production, starring Tony Award nominee Sahr Ngaujah and Tony Award winner Lillias White, would go on to earn eleven Tony Award nominations and win three Tony Awards in the 2010 season.
Broadway management credits include: the Tony-nominated production ROCK OF AGES at the Helen Hayes Theatre, HONEYMOON IN VEGAS at the Nederlander Theatre and AMAZING GRACE at the Nederlander Theatre and the upcoming musical THE WANDERER, which will have its world premiere at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Spring 2020.
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Chris is a proud graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. He began his career as the General
work for the country’s leading dance organizations, competitions, and universities. For the last twenty-nine years she has trained and choreographed her own dance company, which notably performed at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. Marguerite is the protégée of the choreographer/educator that inspired The Storm—bringing precious insight and personal artistry to this project.
Marguerite Timko-Kinney is a choreographer with over forty-five years experience in the professional dance world. Her résumé includes