GUSTAVO ZAJAC
Director and Choreographer
Biography
Gustavo Zajac is an international Director and Choreographer.


On Broadway, he worked as Associate Choreographer for "Fiddler on the roof" starring Alfred Molina, for "Nine" (Best Revival Tony Award) starring Antonio Banderas and Chita Rivera, and for "Wise Guys" starring Nathan Lane.
He choreographed "Evita" at the Repertory Theater in St Louis, Missouri, "Pirates of Penzance" at City Center, and the 24 Hour Musicals starring Bebe Newirth in New York City.
In Argentina, he directed "Fiddler on the Roof", "An Act of God", "Victor Victoria" (Critics Award Best Director in a Musical), "Man of La Mancha", and associate directed "Little Shop of Horrors". He choreographed "Applause" (Critics Awards Best Musical) and "Nativo" (Best Choreographer Buenos Aires City Theater Awards). He directed and choreographed some of the most acclaimed tango shows in Buenos Aires at Madero Tango, starred by some or Argentina´s most recognized tango singers and dancers.
In Japan, he was guest choreographer for the 100th anniversary of the Takarazuka Revue Company. He conceived, directed, and choreographed the musical “Argentango”. He also choreographed "Nine" in Tokyo and Osaka and staged Lorca's "Yerma" and "Blood Weddings" in Yokohama.
In Korea, he directed and choreographed the musicals "Bernarda Alba", "Barnum", "Cyrano", "Fiddler on the Roof", "Lovers in Paris", and "Sweet Come to Me Stealthily".
In Mexico, he directed and choreographed "Timbiriche the Musical".
He was Artistic Director and Choreographer of the Argentinian version of the internationally known TV show "Your Face Sounds Familiar".
He received a Fulbright Scholarship in Musical Theater and Dance in New York City and was granted the Honorary Recognition Award in Dance and Choreography by the Argentinian Dance Council.

WORKS
Ace Awards (2018)

Nominated best Direction and Choreography
Fiddler on the Roof.

Hugo Awards (2018)

Nominated best Direction best Choreography and best Adaptation
Fiddler on the Roof.

Argentine Council of Dance (2010)

Recognition of the teaching career.

Ace Awards (2009 - 2006)

Nominated best Choreography
"Port Buenos Aires", "Tangorama" y "Very Argentino"
.

Ace Awards (2006)

Winner best Direction, nominated best Choreography
"Víctor Victoria".

"Trinidad Guevara" Award (2006)

Winner best Choreography
"Nativo"

Government Awards of the City of Bs. As. (2005)

Winner best Choreography
"Native"

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