Dance Teacher Faculty Bio | Alex Sanchez | Steps on Broadway Faculty - Steps on Broadway
Alex Sanchez
Alex Sanchez is a New York City based Director, Choreographer and Educator. He directed and choreographed the musicals SWEET CHARITY, NEWSIES and EVITA for The Marriott Theater of Chicago. IN THE MOOD, Bud Forrest Entertainment/international/national tour. THE WORLD GOES ROUND, NYC Riverside Theater. New York choreographic credits include: Pre Broadway ROMAN HOLIDAY, (GFI Productions). The Public Theater, Playwrights Horizon, New York City Center Encores!, and Amas Musical Theater. Regional choreographic credits: The Goodman Theater, Paper Mill Playhouse, Goodspeed Opera House, Williamstown Theater Festival, Guthrie Theater, Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Dallas Theater Center, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Berkshire Theater Group, Glimmerglass Opera, St. Louis Muny, Alabama Shakespeare Festival. Kansas City Starlight, Pittsburgh CLO, Riverside Theater, Woodminster Amphitheater and SDC Dancebreak.

Alex performed in 10 Broadway shows and was in the original cast of FOSSE, working extensively with Gwen Verdon, Ann Reinking and Chet Walker on the Fosse technique. Prior to his Broadway career Alex was a soloist ballet dancer with Ballet Chicago for four seasons. He was a ballet guest artist for The Ruth Page Ballet, The Festival Ballet, Southern Ballet Theater, Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Company and The Chicago Rep Dance Ensemble.

Alex is the 2015 co-recipient of the SDC Joe A. Calloway Award for Best Choreography. Two time winner of the Broadway World Award 2011 & 2012. He has been nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award, Connecticut Critic Circle Award and seven Joseph Jefferson Awards. He was also honored by Dance Magazine "25 Artists to Watch in 2016".

As an educator Alex was on staff with The New Jersey Ballet School, teaching classical ballet and pointe. Faculty member of Oakland School for the Arts teaching ballet and jazz. later. He taught master classes in Tokyo for (Carewaves), Mexico City, (Dansing), Southern Methodist University Dance Department, Pace University and NYU Tisch Musical Theater Department. In New York City Alex has been a guest teacher for STEPS on Broadway, Broadway Dance Center and The Peridance Center.