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Mr. Vivona is a graduate of the Commercial Theater Institute's producing workshop in NYC. He was responsible for choreographing the W.I.T.C.H. launch commercial for the Disney Channel, ABC Family and Nickelodeon TV. He was nominated as Best Director for his multiple award winning production of West Side Story in North Carolina. He also wrote, directed, and choreographed the World Premiere productions of: An American Canteen in Paris
and Spotlight Broadway
, presented by Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment and Celebrity Cruise Lines. Mr. Vivona choreographed the Broadway.com commercials that aired during the 2002, 2003, and 2004 Tony Awards broadcasts. Mr. Vivona also lists among his credits highly acclaimed productions of: The All Night Strut!, Guys and Dolls, West Side Story, Sweet Charity, Footloose
and How To Succeed...
among others. Off-Broadway he choreographed: Tallulah’s Party, In Celebration of Life 6
and a featured piece for Wall to Wall Loessor
. He also Conceived, Produced, Directed and Choreographed the off-Broadway production of Just Feet From Broadway
With his wife Michelle, an accomplished Broadway actress and dancer, he owns and operates a Drama Kids
International Franchise that trains Long Island's up-and-coming theater talents. He has adjudicated extensively nationwide and teaches master classes both in NYC and throughout the country. He has served as Adjunct Professor of Musical Theater Dance at Nassau Community College.
His Broadway and Tour Credits
: Curtains (original cast), Seussical
(original cast), Kiss Me, Kate
(recent Broadway revival original cast), Dream
(Dance Supervisor, Assistant to Wayne Cilento), How To Succeed
... (Assistant to Wayne Cilento), Guys and Dolls
, West Side Story
, and Jerome Robbins' Broadway
. Film credits include The Stepford Wives
starring Nicole Kidman, Glenn Close, Bette Midler, Matthew Broderick and Christopher Walken, and Everyone Says I Love You
starring Julia Roberts and Goldie Hawn. TV credits include The Today Show, David Letterman, Rosie O'Donnell, The Tony Awards
and The Kennedy Center Honors
. Jerome is married to a wonderfully talented actress, Michelle O'Steen, and they have two beautiful children: Michaela and Thomas. They make their home on Long Island.