For nearly 20 years, Rommy Sandhu has worked continuously as a director, choreographer, actor, singer, dancer, and teacher in productions encompassing Broadway, off-Broadway, national tours, regional theatre, television, film, universities, and more. Throughout his career he has worked with many of Broadway’s top directors and choreographers, including Tony Award winners Susan Stroman, Kathleen Marshall, Graciela Daniele, Matthew Bourne, George C. Wolfe, Richard Eyre, Michael Blakemore, and Trevor Nunn.
Mr. Sandhu has directed and/or choreographed numerous productions off-Broadway, at the NY Fringe Festival, for CUNY and Hofstra University, and the opening numbers of the 26th Annual Easter Bonnet and 23rd/24th Annual Gypsy of The Year competitions. In 2006, his work was chosen by Dancebreak to be presented to industry insiders at the Alvin Ailey Dance Center. He also staged the finale production number of Something Good: A Broadway Salute to Richard Rodgers on His 100th Birthday. Additionally, he served as associate choreographer for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (to David Marquez) on Broadway, New York City Center Encores’ Bells Are Ringing and Applause (to Kathleen Marshall), the off-Broadway premier of The Ark (to Ray Roderick) at 37 ARTS, the original pre-Broadway workshop of Thoroughly Modern Millie, and regional productions of The Unsinkable Molly Brown (to Kathleen Marshall), Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (to Lisa Shriver), The Gershwins’ Fascinating Rhythm, and Maury Yeston’s adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen.
As a performer, Mr. Sandhu has appeared on Broadway in Mary Poppins, A Christmas Carol, Oklahoma! (all as dance captain), Bombay Dreams, Annie Get Your Gun, On The Town, The Life, Sweet Charity in Concert, Children and Art, and in the first national tours of Carousel and Kiss Me, Kate (dance captain). He has also been featured on the hit television series Smash, and in multiple Tony Award and Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade telecasts.
As an educator, Mr. Sandhu serves as adjunct faculty for NYU’s CAP 21 program and Marymount Manhattan College’s musical theatre department, as well as being a frequent guest instructor at Broadway Dance Center and Onstage New York.
Visit Rommy's official website: http://www.rommysandhu.com