Mr. Alan Salazer


Alan Salazar originally from Mexico City grew up in Orem, UT. Alan started dancing at the age of 14 at Center Stage Performing Arts Studio. There he trained extensively in the disciplines of Ballroom, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Ballet, Partnering and Hip-Hop and was part of national and international award winning competitive dance teams which he eventually coached and directed as well. Alan has been teaching for 22 years. You can see his choreography on numerous TV shows including Jimmy Kimmel Live (Ava Max), World of Dance, Dancing With The Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, The Bachelor and was assistant choreographer on Disney’s High School Musical: The Musical: The Series seasons 1 and 2. He has also contributed to nationwide tours for Maks and Val Chmerkovskiy, Dancing With the Stars and Andrea Bocelli. In 2016 and 2019 he was a finalist for the Capezio Choreography A.C.E. Awards. He also worked closely with Erica Sobol's The Gypsy Project and Justin Giles’ SoulEscape dance companies and intensives and is currently touring with Hollywood Vibe dance convention. Alan's great attention to detail, gives his students more to think about than just steps. His creative processes and improvisation exercises inspire dancers to push outside their limits and encourage them to develop their own voice. His multi-disciplined background has allows him to fuse elements of many styles together to create dynamic and innovative choreography. Current projects have been dancing in The Prom on Netflix alongside of Meryl Streep and James Corden and choreographing screen content for Billie Eilish’s Happier Than Ever World Tour including Coachella.

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