Gino Berti
“The Choreography under the direction of Gino Berti is superb.”
– The London Free Press

Gino has been fortunate enough to be associated with an extensive variety of Musical Theatre, Industrial, Concert, Television and Film productions involving various styles of choreography and staging.

Some of Gino’s accomplishments include choreographing the world premiers of “Legends”, “Dance Legends” (head choreographer), “Country Legends” and “Rock Legends”, its predecessor “Twist and Shout – The British Invasion”, and “Big Band Legends”. Gino has remounted numerous productions of Gillian Lynne’s Broadway choreography “CATS”, as well as choreographing numerous productions of “ Beauty and the Beast” and “ Forever Plaid”. Other credits include “Annie”, “9 to 5 the Musical”, “Hairspray”, “Brigadoon”,“ A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum”, “My Fair Lady”, “Jesus Christ Superstar”, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”, The Goh Ballet and The Miss Universe Canada Pageant, where he is a resident choreographer and co-director. In addition, he was the associate choreographer and associate artistic director of the Margo Perry Dance Bank Company (Ballet Jazz concert style) for approximately ten years, as well as the Artistic Director for “Dare to Dance” in Saskatchewan. Gino has also been involved as an associate choreographer with Disney Cruise Lines.

Gino has been Resident Dance Captain and Fight Captain to many Mega Musicals such as Elton John’s and Tim Rice’s pre Broadway “Aida”, “Beauty and the Beast” (where he was sent to Broadway to train Dance Captains for their future productions), “Miss Saigon”, “Brigadoon”, “Guys & Dolls”, “Evolution of Jazz”, “Forum”, “Mame” and “The T.O. Hot Shoe Show”.

Other productions include the Charlottetown Festival’s “Anne of Green Gables” and “The Great Adventure” (World Premier), the Canadian Opera Company’s “The Merry Widow” and the Toronto productions of “CATS”, “The Wizard of Oz” and “A Chorus Line”.

Gino has had the pleasure of setting and work shopping new pieces at numerous universities and schools of the arts, as well as adjudicating competitions across the country. He has also had the opportunity to work with such artists as Deborah Cox, Michael J Fox, Howie Mandell, Nelly Furtado, Amanda Marshall, Heather Hadley, Gordon Thompson, Bob Avion, Nick Heitner, Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Shonberg, Tim Rice, Elton John, Natalie Portman and Jessica Chastain.