Edgar Godineaux Choreographer/Director: Edgar's unique and highly stylized choreography is represented throughout the entertainment industry. Edgar feels blessed to have had the great privilege to train and work alongside Michael Peters, Lester Wilson, Debbie Allen, and Hinton Battle. He is a proud graduate of La Guardia High School of the Performing Arts.
Projects currently in development include Lights Out: Nat "King" Cole (Barrymore Award and LA Drama Critics Circle Award for Choreography) starring Dule Hill and Daniel J. Watts at the Geffen Playhouse and People's Light Theatre Philadelphia (Director/Co-Author Patricia McGregor and Co-Author Colman Domingo). Choreography for Director Sheldon Epps and Producer B. Jeffrey Madoff of the workshop for Personality, the Lloyd Price musical. Edgar has a long-standing collaborative relationship with Sergio Trujillo and is the Associate Choreographer for the Broadway musical Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations, (Tony Award for Best Choreography), Memphis, the Musical (Tony Award for Best Musical and Olivier Award for Best Choreography), Leap of Faith, and Flashdance, the Musical.
As a dance performer, Edgar has enjoyed the opportunity to travel all over the world touring with artists such as Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey, Karyn White, and Diana Ross. He has performed on Dancing With The Stars (Michael Jackson Tribute featuring Omarion), Sunday Night at the Palladium (U.K.), The Oscars, American Music Awards with En Vogue, Grammy Awards, MTV Awards, Emmy Awards, and Motown 30th Anniversary (Associate Choreographer to Debbie Allen). Selected Broadway performance credits include: Aida, Swing!, The Pajama Game, Dance of the Vampires, and Merrily We Roll Along (The Kennedy Center Honors).
Select TV and Film Credits as a performer include Law & Order (CI and SVU), Glee, How I Met Your Mother, SYTYCD Canada (Choreographer), Chicago The Movie, Jersey Boys The Movie (Associate Choreographer), and The Five Heartbeats (Associate Choreographer to the Legendary Michael Peters). He was also the Associate Choreographer to Hinton Battle for Idlewild (featuring Outkast), Boldin, and The Great Observer.
Choreographer for Comedy Central Pilot Awkwafina, Nona Gaye videos/Tour BET Entertainment, Dancing with the Stars with Jason Taylor and Edyta, and the Color Me Bad Tour.
NAACP nomination for Best Director/Choreography for Larger Theatre in Los Angeles for Memphis, the Musical.