about MONROE MOORE
For Monroe Moore, what began as a childhood dream of being on the big stage has evolved into so much more. With almost two decades of creating, collaborating, and immersion of the arts, Moore has earned a stellar reputation as a innovative, passionate creative. Working as a director, choreographer, creative director, teacher, and entertainment operations expert.
A award winning director and choreographer and proud member of Actors Equity Union and Society for Stade Directors and Choreographers associate. Monroe started teaching at the age of 16 years old. This passion and drive landed him his first professional gig directing and choreographing the production of Oliver at the age of 21 at Houston's Wortham Theatre . Since then he has directed, designed, and/or choreographed over 100 musical productions all over the country and two musical productions in Europe. Some of his favorite productions have been the national tour of Sweet Charity and Footloose, the inaugural production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat as the first production in Zilka Hall at the Hobby Center For the Performing Arts in Houston Texas for which he won a Best Direction Award.
Monroe has directed and choregraphed for professional theatre through educational theatre. Including HITS, Moonlight Broadway Musicals. Country Playhouse, Playhouse 1960, Doin What Matters Musical Theatre Company, Texas Tech University, University of Houston, Arkansas Rep, South Arkansas Arts Center. Minerva Playhouse, Baco Theatre, Casa Mana. Dallas Summer Musicals, Fort Bend Theatre, Musical Theatre of Wichita, Stratford Playhouse, and Stagelight Theatre to name a few.
A versatile creator, Monroe serves as Creative Show Director for Disney Cruise Lines Entertainment where he has created and directed immersive high-quality productions and entertainment programming. He also served as Entertainment Director for Carnival Cruise Lines.
With his love for the art form coupled with his passion to transmit this craft to young artists, Monroe has choreographed for many colleges, universities, and schools around the greater Houston area including the Tommy Tune award winning Stratford High School's Stratford Playhouse Once On This Island, Legally Blonde, Charlie Brown, The Wedding Singer, and Chicago, Memorial High School Annie Get Your Gun, Oklahoma, Beauty & The Beast, 42nd Street, and High School Musical. Clements High School The Whos Tommy, Cabaret, Once Upon A Mattress, and The Music Man Spring Woods High School Seussical, The Addams Family, The Producers and Lil Abner. Bush High School A Funny Thing That Happend on The Way To The Forum and Once Upon A Mattress.
Monroe has served as a guest artist, judge, and/or adjudicator for Texas, Missouri, Alabama, Arkansas, Ohio, Florida, New York, California, and the National EDTA Thespian Conventions, He has taught master classes in Musical Theatre and Dance all over the United States. His choreography can be seen at regional dance competitions including Dance Olympia's, Tremaine, and The Pulse.
Monroe served as Artistic Director for Broadway Bound Performing Arts Center, Dance Director for Bill Austins Gymnastics and Dance, Performing Arts Director for Camp Lindenmere, and currently serves as Executive Artistic Director for Moore Vision Entertainment.
As a performer he has performed regionally with TUTS, HITS, Country Playhouse, Masquerade, Stratford Playhouse, Galveston Outdoor Theatre, Music Theatre of Wichita, and Gateway Playhouse. Some of his favorite roles are Hawker in The Who's Tommy, Shantella in The Life, The Lead Player in Pippin, and Daddy in Sweet Charity.
Mr. Moore currently has students in Broadway companies, national tours, working at Disney, cruise ships, and working in the television and movie industry.