Luis Salgado to Direct and Choreograph New On Your Feet! National Tour
The jukebox biomusical is inspired by the life and music of Emilio and Gloria Estefan.
On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan is going back on the road! A new US tour, directed and choreographed by On Your Feet! original Broadway cast member Luis Salgado, will begin in November. The tour will visit more than 75 cities nationwide, following a premiere at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach Florida November 16. Casting information is forthcoming.
Salgado performed in the original Broadway production of On Your Feet!, and was the assistant Latin Choreographer of In the Heights. In May, Salgado directed and choreographed the Spanish premiere of On Your Feet! at GALA Hispanic Theatre in Washington D.C.
“We are absolutely thrilled that our musical will once again be shared with audiences across the United States in this brand new production of On Your Feet! led by Luis Salgado,” say Gloria and Emilio Estefan in a statement. “We’ve had tremendous fun sharing our story on the stage since our show first hit Broadway in 2015, and it is our hope that we can continue to inspire and uplift people with its celebratory message, especially at a time when we all need it so much.”
The creative team will include scenic design by Clifton Chadick, lighting design by Christopher Annas-Lee, costume design by Jeannette Christensen, video design by Patrick W. Lord, sound design by Diego Garzón, casting by Kate Lumpkin Casting, music direction by Daniel Alejandro Gutierrez, musical supervision by Clay Ostwald, music, lyrics and orchestrations by Emilio and Gloria Estefan, arrangements by Lon Hoyt, and additional orchestrations and arrangements by Jorge Casas, Clay Ostwald, and Oscar Hernández.