BUDDY CASIMANO is a multi-faceted performer with over 30 years of working experience in Show Biz…His career started In the 80’s doing commercials & videos. In 1987 he became a back-up dancer & choreographer for teen pop sensation Debbie Gibson after he beat her in the Calhoun High School talent show. He toured with her for years, choreographing many videos & stage shows along the way. After his 3rd world tour with Debbie, he turned his focus back to his dream of dancing on Broadway. And before long his dream was realized, booking his first show at age 25.
Some favorite show credits include: Broadway’s “Miss Saigon”- “Starlight Express Vegas”- “Hercules LIVE on Broadway ” – “Red Hot Broadway” -“Miss Saigon” 1st National Tour ,-“That’s Christmas Chicago”, & “ POP goes BROADWAY .
Buddy is currently the Host/emcee for Spirit of Dance Awards National Dance competition & has just booked his first Television show as a host! He will be a co-host of the new cable TV/internet show called “The Lounge”. It begins filming Spring 2016 & will begin to air in Fall 2016.
He also teaches master classes all over the country in jazz, theatre & lyrical dance. He will celebrate his 30th year of working & touring with Debbie Gibson next year.
For more: follow him @buddycasimano on Twitter And Instagram
Eddie Bennett has established himself as a professional entertainer
with over 19 years of working continuously in the theatre industry. His first
professional credit landed him in the lap of well known, L.A. based
choreographers, Helene Phillips and Barry Lather. He moved on to national
tours and regional theatre credits soon after. During that time Eddie
continued to exceed by joining the Broadway show “CHICAGO: The
Musical”. This past year, marked Eddie’s 16th year with “CHICAGO”. He
has played every male ensemble role in the Broadway stage production still running at
the Ambassador Theatre in NYC.
The year 2008 debut Eddie as a choreographer. In his first year he choreographed
and artistically directed two full production shows: “Deborah Gibson’s: Pop Goes
Broadway”, starring 80’s pop sensation Debbie Gibson, at Harrah’s in Atlantic City and
“The Flunky”. Eddie received rave reviews for his choreography for “Pop Goes
Broadway” by The Courier Post and The Daily News calling his work “superb” and
“wonderfully animated”. The show was hailed as “the very best” in production shows
featured in all of Atlantic City in 2008. “The Flunky” marks Eddie’s first show that is in
pre-production for Broadway!
Since then, Eddie and his choreography have been in high demand. He choreographed
“Mira Quien Baila” star Bianca Marroquin’s sold out concert “Luz”. He choreographed
his first major film “FISH: A Boy In A Man’s Prison” based on the acclaimed novel by the
same name. He choreographed his first major concert “Debbie Gibson And Tiffany:
Journey Through The 80’s” which kicked off the tour on “GMA: Summer Concert
Series”. He choreographed his first music video “Electric Youth: Reloaded” which debut
on the season finale of the popular “The Jace Hall Show”. He was also featured on
Season 5 of “Celebrity Apprentice” and has been a guest judge on the widely popular
“Dance Moms” series.
In his career, he has choreographed a sold out arena concert (Bizarro’s: Hit Parade),
worked with celebrities (Patrick Swayze, Patti LaBelle, Usher, Billy Ray Cyrus, Chita
Rivera, Angela Lasbury, Ashlee Simpson, Lisa Rinna and Brandy), and is a father to an
amazing 9 year old son. Eddie just finished a performance at Madison Square Garden
for the “I Want My 80’s Concert” and looks forward to many performances in this coming year.
For more: follow him @euphorian54 on Twitter and Instagram.