Julio Monge


Julio Monge recently revived the original choreography of West Side Story at Houston Grand Opera, the Glimmerglass Festival, Pittsburgh Ballet, and the Sydney Harbour outdoor stage for Opera Australia (associate director). He has been performing for more than 30 years on stage, film and television. On Broadway he has performed in Jerome Robbins’ Broadway, On Your Feet, Man of La Mancha, Lincoln Center’s Twelfth Night, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, Fosse, and Paul Simon’s The Capeman. Choreography credits include The Somewhere Project, celebrating Carnegie Hall’s 125th anniversary; Tony Kushner’s translation of Mother Courage and her Children, starring Meryl Streep, and the musical Radiant Baby, both directed by George C. Wolfe; The Threepenny Opera, starring Betty Buckley, at Williamstown Theater Festival; José Rivera's premiere of References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot, starring Rosie Pérez; and the revival of Pablo Cabrera’s La Verdadera Historia de Pedro Navaja in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Directing credits include Hedwig and the Angry Inch (also producer and translator) at Puerto Rico’s Gay and Lesbian Theater Festival (Best Production Award, 2010). Monge is a collaborator and consultant on Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film version of West Side Story.

Lyric Debut: Choreographer/West Side Story (2018|19)

Last updated: May 3, 2019