Dance Teacher Faculty Bio | Phil Colgan | Steps on Broadway
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Phil Colgan
Phil Colgan is a choreographer, performer, and dance educator born and raised in NYC. A graduate of NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study, Phil won a pre-show on-stage dance contest at the Broadway revival of GREASE in 1997 and hasn't shut up about it since.

Phil was the Associate Choreographer of NEW YORK, NEW YORK on Broadway, directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman (Outer Critics Circle Award winner for Best Choreography; Tony and Drama Desk nominations). A finalist for The 2017 Capezio Award for Choreographic Excellence and a recipient of The Emerging Theater Artist Grant from The Theater Hall of Fame, Phil's other choreography credits include the LGBTQIA+ reimagining of THE WIZARD OF OZ (Geva Theater), GREASE (The REV), CATCH ME IF YOU CAN (NYU Skirball); numerous music videos including "Ready to Be Loved (Dance Remix)" and "I'm a Star (Dance Remix)"; showcases such as DANCEBREAK and TSQ PROJECT; and associate work on projects with Al Blackstone & Richard J. Hinds.

Phil can currently be seen on Broadway in & JULIET as a swing and assistant dance captain. Phil was in the smash-hit musical HAMILTON, where he performed as a swing on Broadway, a Universal Swing across the show's five North American companies, and spent two years as co-dance captain of the national tour. Other favorites include the Off-Broadway production of Andy Blankenbuehler's ONLY GOLD at MCC (Swing & DC), and shows at regional theaters such as at Paper Mill, Maine State, The Fulton, Ogunquit Playhouse, Gateway Playhouse, and The REV. Phil has also performed with iLUMINATE: ARTIST OF LIGHT, in industrial and symphony performances, in the opening number of THE 2017 TONY AWARDS at Radio City Music Hall, and has been featured at events like BROADWAY BARES.

Phil continues to share his passion for dance, storytelling, and musicality through teaching for various dance studios, universities, and conventions around the country. Visit for more!