Byron Easley

Byron Easley

Choreographer, The Comedy of Errors

Other theatres: Off-Broadway: Langston in Harlem. Regional: Sophisticated Ladies, Jelly’s Last Jam (Alliance Theatre). He has worked as choreographer, assistant choreographer and/or assistant director at La MaMa E.T.C., Ensemble Theatre Company, San Jose Repertory Theatre, Cleveland Play House, Arizona Theatre Company, Centerstage (Baltimore), Goodman Theatre, Pasadena Playhouse, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, City Center Encores, North Shore Music Theatre, Hartford Stage, Trinity Repertory Company, Two River Theatre Company, Pioneer Theatre Company, Maltz Jupiter Theatre. Other credits: Dancer: PBS Dance in America Special—Fosse; Broadway: The American Musical. Featured player in the Broadway companies of Fosse, Play On, Oh Kay, The Tap Dance Kid. National tours, regional productions, TV specials, commercials, industrial shows and films. 

Awards: 2011 Stage Directors and Choreographers Society Joe A. Callaway Award and an Audelco Award for excellence in choreography (Langston in Harlem); Suzi Bass Award in choreography (Sophisticated Ladies and Jelly’s Last Jam). 

Teaching: Associate arts professor at NYU/Tisch School of the Arts (head of dance for musical theatre training, New Studio on Broadway). Formerly full-time faculty member at Carnegie Mellon’s School of Drama, teaching dance.