Phil Colgan is a dancer, choreographer, director and instructor born and raised in New York. A graduate of New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study, Phil’s performance and production credits span across theater, dance and television.
Phil first got the theater bug after winning an on-stage dance contest at the Broadway revival of Grease in the 90s. Phil recently toured the country for two years with HAMILTON as a swing & dance captain. Other theatrical performance credits include performances at regional theaters across the country, such as Paper Mill, Maine State, The Fulton, Ogunquit, Gateway, and Finger Lakes MTF. His television appearances include the opening number of The 2017 Tony Awards, The Michael Jackson Funeral Broadcast, "Good Day New York," and Inside New York City Dance.
As a director/choreographer, Phil's credits include Grease (Choreographer, Finger Lakes MTF), numerous productions at New York University, Pittsburgh CLO (associate dir/chor, Newsies), and events like DanceBreak 2020, Broadway Bares (associate, Bares 27: StripU), The Young Choreographer’s Festival, and showcases for Broadway Dance Center. Phil was named a finalist for The 2017 Capezio A.C.E. Awards (Award for Choreographic Excellence).
While pursuing his performance and production careers, Phil continues to teach at dance studios around the country, and is a guest instructor at Steps on Broadway and Broadway Dance Center in New York City.
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