The Cast

Saladino Dance Productions brings some the finest talent in the country. The singers and dancers have vast experience and have performed on stages all over the country and quite possibly – the world!
Now, they perform especially for YOU in
Singin' and Dancin' in the Rain!





Cast members include:

Ben Bagby (Dancer/Singer) was in the Original Broadway Cast of My One & Only starring Tommy Tune and Twiggy. Prior to working on Broadway, he was cast in the First National Tour of Dreamgirls. Before working in musical theatre, he landed a job dancing in Los Angeles, in the Blues Brother's Movie and joined the Screen Actor's Union (SAG). He also danced in the Movie Eddie starring Whoopi Goldberg. He has choreographed and appeared in television commercials for Levi's 501 Jeans, Harrah's Casino, and Mazda to name a few. He has performed on cruise ships for Royal Caribbean and Carnival, Casino Shows in Mississippi and here in Pompano, and in local productions of Aida, Chicago, Spelling Bee, HairSpray, The Life, Smokey Joe's Cafe and West Side Story. He composes music and has produced vocals, in his home recording studio, for three different record labels in Italy. Originally from North Carolina, he has spent the last 12 years as a Voice Coach and Vocal Director here in South Florida, and continues to perform regularly.



Rachel Klein (Singer) is native Floridian who’s career has taken her regionally and overseas. Some of Rachel’s credits include: Christmas Carol (Mrs. Crachit/ ghost of Xmas past) Broward Center, Tony and Tina’s Wedding (Connie/nun) Broward Center, Fiddler on the Roof (Hodel) tour, I Write the Songs (music of Barry Manilow) IP Casino Mississippi, Guys and Dolls (Sarah Brown) Tel-Aviv Opera House Israel, Gypsy (Gypsy) Royal Palm Dinner Theatre, However Rachel’s favorite role is mom to her 2 beautiful daughters Sydney Rose 6, and Samantha Paige 3. Rachel wants to thanks everyone here for supporting the arts.





Marshal Ian Levin (Dancer/Singer) began his dance training with Susana Prieto in Hialeah, Florida. After three years, he auditioned in New York and was accepted into the Israel Ballet where he quickly became a soloist. Upon returning to the US, he became one of the initial members of Ballet Florida and danced with the company for 15 years where he performed many varied and often leading roles. After leaving Ballet Florida, he became a guest dancer, teacher and rehearsal assistant, and is currently on staff at The Esther Center/ Florida Classical Ballet Theatre.

Mr. Levin has had a long and exciting career. He has danced in over 170 different ballets and has had the privilege of working with many of the world’s most renowned choreographers. His most notable roles have been Hilarion and Peasant Pas de Deux in Giselle, Don Jose in Carmen, Third Sailor in Fancy Free, Le Corsair Pas de Deux, White Swan Pas de Deux, Belong (a gold medal winning pas de deux), Drosselmeyer and the Grande Pas de Deux in The Nutcracker, an ugly step-sister in Cinderella, Tybalt, Benvolio and Paris in Romeo and Juliet, Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Otto Frank in Anne Frank, Alaine in La Fille Mal Gardée, The Poet in Les Sylphides, The Prince in Sleeping Beauty, Dr. Coppélius in Coppélia and the title role in Don Quixote.

Marshall has also been a teacher for the Israel Ballet and Ballet Florida. He was a teacher and artist in residence at UB Kinsey Elementary School of the Arts for five years and has been a respected guest teacher in various schools throughout South Florida. Marshall was the choreographer and a dancer for the International Salute to Vienna for five seasons and choreographed several pieces for Ballet Florida's StepAhead project. Also as a trained classical mime artist, he has performed and taught throughout the US, Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean and England.

While with the Israel Ballet, Marshal met and married fellow dancer Julie Smyth. Marshall and Julie have two beautiful daughters; Rebekah and Hannah. Mr. Levin has also had the privilege of participating in dance missions trips to Hungary and Cuba with Florida Classical Ballet Theatre's Ballet Ambassadors International.



Geniene Miller (Singer) grew up at Hollywood. She performed in Oliver, Oklahoma, Bye Bye Birdie, Meet Me in St. Louis, Oliver, Snow White and Caberet. Next came Barry University studying drama, and graduation from AADA in LA. Geniene’s life took a spiritual turn, she is the Cantorial Soloist at a prominent Synagogue in South Florida. Geniene’s favorite role is the mother of three talented children. She is thrilled to return to the stage to sing her way into your heart.







Sara Perry (Choreographer/Singer/Dancer) Born and raised in South Florida, Sara has been performing in International and National touring companies since the age of six. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Musical Theatre from the University of Miami Conservatory Program. Sara worked for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines as the lead vocalist in their main stage productions, and has toured Europe and the United States for many years in various productions. Some favorites include TOMMY the Musical, Grease, Crazy for You, 42nd Street and The Radio City Christmas Spectacular in NYC. Currently, Sara works professionally as a choreographer, director, and musical director throughout the South Florida area. However, her greatest role is mother to her three amazing children, Terry, Jordyn and 3 month old-Jace. Sara is very excited to work with such an amazing cast and director!

 

Craig Strang (Singer/Dancer) has graced the stages of hundreds of productions throughout South Florida. He recently wrapped his performance lead role in Kevin Black Productions Ballroon SOBE Style, and also carried the lead role in KBP's production of I Am Music, which toured throughout the 2011 South Florida theater season. In 2010, he was the lead singer in Dance Explosions for KBP’s 2010 Florida tour. He has also been cast in one of the lead roles for KBP’s Hot Latin Rhythms, singing some of Latin music's greatest all-time hits such as Besame Mucho and Por Una Cabeza.

Craig spent the 2008/2009 Season performing in Kevin Black's production of A Musical Tribute to Dirty Dancin' on the heels of his leading role in the musical revue of West Side Story, during the 2007/2008 season. He was a featured lead role as Kanute Gunderson in Fourth Dimension South Beach’s production of Don't Hug Me, trained with Native Americans in preparation for his role in Red & White Blues during the Charleston Spoleto Festival and was also awarded a music scholarship in the Sounds of Trident during his attendance at Trident Technical Institute.

When he's not on the big stage, Strang can be found in a variety of musical settings. A true virtuoso as a singer/songwriter, Strang wrote and composed songs for the off-Broadway children's musical Tusk. He's an accomplished actor, dancer, MC/host and event producer. He released his debut CD Serendipity in 2000; a compilation of self-expressed original songs and arrangements. Of all his accomplishments, he most proud of his service to country in the US Navy.



Kristin Vincent (Dancer) began her training here in South Florida at the age of three. She competed in multiple dance competitions while learning her craft, and won numerous awards for her achievements. Kristin earned degrees from the University of Tampa in both Performing Arts and Business Administration. While in college, Kristin began her career as a choreographer and was awarded for her achievements as “Choreographer of the Year” and “Dance Student of the Year”. After college, Kristin moved back to South Florida teaching and choreographing students at several studios before starting her own business, Xpress Yourself Dance Studio. Throughout her career, she has won a number of teaching and choreography awards including “Top Teacher”, “Choreography Award Winner”, and “Choreography Award Winner”.



AND

Rome Saladino
Executive Producing Director
Marina Putane
Co-Producing Director


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FORMER CAST MEMEBRS











   Rebekah Diaz          Kevin Jones              Bryan Ortega-Wilson

and
Chelsea Rith





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