Dance Teacher Faculty Bio | Phil LaDuca | Steps on Broadway Faculty – Steps on Broadway
Phil LaDuca
Drama Desk Award Winner 2017

Internationally acclaimed Shoe Designer, Choreographer and Master Dance Teacher

Before creating the LaDuca Shoe Line and becoming the "Gucci of Dance Shoes", Phil was a Broadway song and dance man, alumni of Hubbard Street Dance Company and an internationally renowned choreographer and master dance teacher. Phil started his career singing in rock bands before moving on to classical ballet, contemporary and jazz companies and finally on Broadway where he appeared in "Brigadoon" for Agnes DeMille (with fellow sword dancer, Jerry Mitchell), "Pirates of Penzance" with Kevin Kline, and was the original understudy for the Gene Kelly role in "Singin' In the Rain" for Twyla Tharp.

Phil also toured in "Camelot" with Richard Harris and "Me and My Girl" as Bill Snipson. Along with his busy schedule designing shoes for the likes of Katy Perry, Harry Styles, Pink, Michelle Williams, Shania Twain, Taylor Swift, Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, Antonio Banderas, Christina Aguilera, Catherine Zeta Jones, Selena Gomez, Chita Rivera, Michelle Williams and most of the shows on Broadway; Moulin Rouge, Frozen, Wicked, Book of Mormon, Aladdin, Tootsie, Anastasia, Cher Show, Summer, Radio City Christmas Spectacular; TV Fosse/Verdon, Hairspray Live, So You Think You Can Dance, SMASH; Movies The Eternals, The Prom, West Side Story (Spielberg remake), The Greatest Showman, La La Land, Chicago, Burlesque, NINE, Mamma Mia, Julie/Julia, Hail Caesar, Burlesque, NINE, Chicago, Mamma Mia, Julie/Julia.

Phil is humbled to be a part of this great project and a vibrant part of the Broadway Scene.