Eric Sean Fogel
German-Iranian, Eric is a first generation American from Charleston, SC.
Eric has collaborated with Director Francesca Zambello and the Glimmerglass Festival for 11 Seasons as the Head of Stage Movement and Choreography. He is also on staff as an Assistant Stage Director for the Metropolitan Opera.
As a Choreographer Eric’s credits include the World Premieres of: The Lion, The Unicorn, and Me by Jeanine Tesori; Artus! Excalibur by Frank Wildhorn; Odyssey by Ben Moore; and Princess Butterfly for XSBN in China.
Kennedy Center credits include: Samson and Delilah, Don Giovanni, Candide, West Side Story, The Little Prince, Florencia en el Amazonas, The Lion, The Unicorn, and Me, and La Forza del Destino.
Eric has also created new productions for: Atlantic Theatre II, Opera Bordeaux, Chicago Lyric Opera, Chicago Opera Theatre, Hawaii Opera Theatre, Houston Grand Opera, Lyric Opera Kansas City, Los Angeles Opera, Metropolitan Museum, Milan Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week, Opera Philadelphia, Paris Fashion Week, Royal Opera of Versailles, Seattle Opera, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Théâtre du Capitole, Theater St. Gallen, and Washington National Opera.
As an Associate Eric worked on Everyday Rapture on Broadway; My Fair Lady, Most Happy Fella! at Lincoln Center; Bells Are Ringing for City Center Encores; and the National Tours of Little House on the Prairie, We The People, and Happy Days The Musical.
As a Concert Dancer, Eric was a member of the Metropolitan Opera Ballet for four years. He also was a member of Ben Munisteri Dance Projects for fourteen years performing at BAM, Lincoln Center, The Joyce Theatre, and Dance Theatre Workshop. Other NY Concert dance work includes: NY City Opera, NY Philharmonic, Mark Dendy, and Donald Byrd/The Group.
In Musical Theatre, Eric was on the National Tours of Evita! (Tango Dancer), Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, and three productions of West Side Story: A European Tour, La Scala Opera, and an International Tour.
Eric continues to study in both classical and modern forms of dance and music, while working to create new visuals in story telling.