Joshua Bergasse is a famous American choreographer and dancer. Bergasse received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography for his work in the television show "Smash." Bergasse is also a member of the Broadway Dance Center Faculty since 1998. He has choreographed the new musical "Charlie and The Chocolate Factory," directed by Jack O'Brien and produced by Warner Bros.
Joshua Bergasse Sara Mearns Wedding
Joshua Bergasse is a married man. He was married to Sara Mearns. The duo first met in November 2012 when Sara audited for a featured dance role on "Smash." Joshua dated Sara Mearn for five years before getting engaged.
The lovebirds exchanged vows on Valentine's Day and walked down the aisle on 3rd November 2018 in Sunset Beach, North Carolina. Although they belong to different fields, the pair makes great chemistry.
Sara Mearns had a dream of marrying Joshua Bergasse since she was ten. The Broadway star proposed to his lady love Sara Mearn for an engagement on 1st January 2019 at a sunset beach.
Who is Joshua Bergasse's first wife, Sara Mearns?
Sara Mearns, also known as Sara Ann Mearns, is an American ballet dancer. She was born on 19th January 1986 in Columbia, South Carolina, the United States. Sara started dancing at three at the Calvert-Brodie School of Dance. She also attended the School of American Ballet and became a disciple of the New York City Ballet in 2003.
Mearns has received several awards like Princess Grace Award, Ma L. Wien Award, Prix Benois de la Danse, and Bessie Awards. Sara has danced classical roles in Lilac Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty, Contemporary pieces such as Alexei Ratmansky's Concerto DSCH and Justin Peck's Rotunda, and Balanchine works like Symphony in C, La Vaise, and Walpurgisnacht Ballet.
Joshua Bergasse's Net Worth, Nutcracker
Joshua Bergasse has an estimated net worth of $1 million. His major income source is his career as a dancer and choreographer. He doesn't have any personal business. His wife, Sara Mearns, has an accumulated net worth of $500,000. Sara earns money from her career as a dancer.
Joshua Berfasse has won many awards, like Tony Award for Choreography and Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Choreography in 2015, respectively. He also got Lucile Lotrel Awards for Outstanding Choreography in 2017.
Bergasse directed and choreographed the new project "Sugar Hill: Te Ellinton/Strayhorn Nutcracker" at New York Center. The show was released on 12th June 2022.
Joshua Bergasse Broadway Career
Joshua Bergasse began his career as a choreographer in 2012 for the television show "Smash" for its two-season run. Michael Meyer, the director of the production "Smash," noticed his work and offered a job for him. His work was to choreograph the big dance numbers in the show and dance in the background of shots. Joshua has choreographed hypothetical musicals: Bombshell and Hit List amid the filming of the second season.
He choreographed the Broadway revival of "On the Town" in 2014. Bergasse earned an Astaire Award and a Tony Award for Best Choreography on "On the Town." He additionally choreographed the Broadway revival of Gigi, Off-Broadway productions of Sweet Charity, Bomb-Itty of Errors, Cagney, and Captain Louie in 2015.
Check out the clip of Joshua Bergasse's choreographed musical performance!
Bergasse received a Drama Desk, an Outer Critics Circle Awards, and an Astaire nomination for choreographing in Cagney. Some of his choreography includes The Sound of Music at Carnegie Hall, Guys and Dolls at Carnegie Hall, Pirates of Penzance at Barrington Stage Co, etc.
In 2017, Bergasase choreographed the Broadway musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. He used diverse dance styles for different characters. For Veruca Salt, she had an expressive dance number involving pointe shoes. Mr. Bergasse choreographed a pas de deux where the accomplices couldn't touch each other for Charlie's mother and her perished spouse.
Joshua moreover choreographed a dance number for the bed-ridden granddad. He and Sara collaborated on each other's projects in 2018 and worked together on projects such as Rodgers and Hart's. He then directed and choreographed a revival of the Rodgers and Hart musical in 2019.
The couple was approached on this project by Jack Viertel. Due to the history of George Balanchine choreographing the particular melodic with his significant other, Vera Zorina, as the leading woman. The musical contained a considerable sum of dancing, including two-ten minute ballet sequences to choreograph.
Joshua Bergasse's Social Media
Joshua Bergasse is quite active on his social media platforms. He is most active on his Instagram account. He has 7514 fan followers on his Instagram account, under the username @joshuabergasse, with 15 posts. Joshua mostly shares photos of himself and with his wife. He also shares posts related to his work and upcoming projects. Bergasse has amassed 1404 followers on his Twitter account under the username @JoshBergasse.
His wife, Sara, is also active on her social media accounts. She has 86.8k fan followers on her Instagram account, under the username @saramearns, with 4127 posts. She shares photos of her doing ballet dance and pictures with her husband. Sara has 6419 followers on her Twitter account and 8.5k followers on her Facebook account simultaneously.
Joshua Bergasse's Early Life
His parents raised Joshua Bergasse in his hometown. He hasn't shared any details regarding his parents and siblings yet. As a child, he went to his mother's dance studio, "Annette and Company School of Dance."
He was a dedicated and hardworking person from a very young age. He also taught dance at his mother's studio when he was 15 and got more interested in it. He went to Berkley High School. Joshua was a very hardworking person his teachers cherished in his high school.
Joshua Bergasse's Body Measurements, Height
Joshua Bergasse has an appealing personality. He looks handsome with his fair skin tone and long nose. Joshu stands at 6 feet 3 inches tall. He has a well-maintained and athletic body. He weighs 56 kilograms.
Joshua eats healthy and works out to keep himself fit. He has a pair of brown eyes and black hair, which makes him more attractive.
Joshua Bergasse's Quick Facts
- Joshua Bergasse celebrates his birthday every 6th of March.
- He was born in 1973 in Farmington Hills, Michigan, the United States of America.
- He is 49 years as of now.
- He is known as Joshua Alexandre Bergasse.
- He is currently living in New York, New York.
- Joshua holds American nationality.
- His zodiac sign is Aquarius.
- His idols are Gene Kelly, Bob Fosse, Hermes Pan, Fred Astaire, and Michael Kidd.
- Bergasse had been a guest artist at New York University, Marymount Manhattan College, James Madison University, Indiana University, Shenandoah University, Creighton University, and the University of California Satellite Program.
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