2012 Emmy Award winning choreographer for the NBC musical drama SMASH. Also for television, Bergasse choreographed for Fox’s SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE. Other choreography credits include LITTLE ME and IT’S A BIRD...IT’S A PLANE... IT’S SUPERMAN (NYCC Encores!), THE SOUND OF MUSIC (Carnegie Hall), the off-Broadway productions of BOMB-ITTY OF ERRORS and CAPTAIN LOUIE, national & international tours of FAME THE MUSICAL, regional productions of NERDS (Philadelphia Theatre Company), SECONDHAND LIONS (Fifth Avenue Theatre), ON THE TOWN (Barrington Stage Company), WEST SIDE STORY (Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Barrington Stage Company, Fulton Theatre and North Carolina Theatre), ON THE TOWN, GUYS AND DOLLS, CAROUSEL, and THE WORLD GOES ROUND (all at Barrington Stage), TARZAN (North Shore Music Theatre). Other Regional theaters include Riverside Theater, AMTSJ, Kravis Center, Cherry County Playhouse, Drayton Festival and Contemporary American Theater Festival.
In addition to being on the faculty of Broadway Dance Center in NYC for over 16 years, Bergasse has been either a guest choreographer or guest faculty member at NYU, Marymount Manhattan, Kean University, Indiana University, James Madison University, Shenendoah University, and the UC Irvine satellite program.
Upcoming: ON THE TOWN on Broadway, BULL DURHIAM at the Alliance Theatre, and GIGI at the Kennedy Center.