Summer Guest Faculty
After performing on Broadway as a featured performer in Fosse, Mr. Esse followed his passion to the other side of the creative table as Director/Choreographer. He is a two time Helen Hayes Award winner for best choreography; Arena Stage’s Oklahoma! and Pajama Game.
Director/Choreographer: West Side Story-Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival.
Choreographer: Sondheim and Marsalis A Bed and A Chair, A New York Love Affair directed by John Doyle-New York City Center. Encores! and Jazz at Lincoln Center. A Wonderful Life, Fiddler On The Roof, The Most Happy Fella and Carousel – Goodspeed. Oliver!, Fiddler On the Roof, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, The Music Man and the Light in the Piazz-Arena Stage. West Side Story-Signature Theatre. Bells Are Ringing-Berkshire Musical Theatre Festival. Sweet Charity, Guys and Dolls-Canada’s Shaw Festival.
Associate Choreographer: Broadway’s Finian’s Rainbow and A Tale Of Two Cities.
Mr. Esse is co-founder and Artistic Director of The Broadway Master Class Series.