Valerie Salgado has danced as a company member for BDL for four cycles and was a choreographer with BDL Connect this past year with The Institute for American Musical Theatre (mentored by Kelly Divine). She was the assistant choreographer for season one of the Emmy award winning, NBC series “SMASH,” off b-way: “Bunty Berman Presents,” broadway bound workshop of “Bull Durham the Musical,” associate choreographer for Disney Cruise Line’s “Frozen”, Choreographic Institute (New York City Ballet), “Bright Lights Big City” (Marymount Manhattan College). Choreographer for the musical “Helen on 86th St” at the Chernuchin Theatre, “Footloose” and “Hairspray” at Jenny Wiley Theatre, and Transcendence Theatre Company. Valerie received her classical dance training at Le Studio in Pasadena, California, under the direction of Philip and Charles Fuller, B.A. in dance from the University of California, Irvine.