Jerome Vivona is an Actor living in NYC. He also works as a writer, producer, director, choreographer, dancer and singer.
He's a graduate of the esteemed 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 (winner of the audience favorite award), presented by Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment and Celebrity Cruise Lines. Mr. Vivona choreographed two Broadway.com commercials that aired for three seasons during the Tony Awards broadcasts.
He also lists among his credits highly acclaimed productions of: the Producers, The All Night Strut!, Guys and Dolls, West Side Story, Sweet Charity, Footloose and How To Succeed... among others. Off-Broadway he choreographed: Start from Hello and 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. As an Original Broadway Cast Member; he was honored to produce/direct and perform in the 21st Anniversary Concert of Seussical, the Musical at Feinstein's/54 Below. Jerome is the Founding Artistic Director of Stage Five Productions, LLC. a multi-faceted theatrical event production company presenting high powered new works.
With his wife Michelle, an accomplished Broadway actress and dancer, they are Co-Owners/Artistic Directors of the American Theater Dance Workshop; voted Best Arts School on Long Island in 2019. Jerome has also served as Adjunct Professor of Musical Theater Dance at Nassau Community College, instructed undergraduate Ballet at the famed Indiana University School of Music and delivered Master classes at both Carnegie Mellon University and Syracuse University to Musical Theater BFA candidates.
Jerome's Broadway and Tour Credits include: Curtains (original cast), Seussical (original cast), Kiss Me, Kate (Stokes/Mazzie 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. Mr. Vivona's 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. His TV credits include The Today Show, David Letterman, Rosie O'Donnell, The Tony Awards and The Kennedy Center Honors.