About the artist:
Waldemar Quiñones-Villanueva also danced in HGO’s Carmen in 2014. His theater credits include West Side Story on Broadway and its first national tour, Zorba! at Encores City Center, Man of La Mancha at Barrington Stage, Billy Elliot at Maltz Jupiter Theater, Priscilla Queen of the Desert at Fiddlehead Theater, Jerome Robbins’ Broadway at TUTS, Evita at The Rep, and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at The Muny. He has performed professionally with the Metropolitan Opera, Sydney Opera House, Ópera de Puerto Rico, Ballet Hispanico of New York, Ballet Concierto, Ballet San Juan, and Staten Island Ballet. He has performed with popular artists Marc Anthony, Olga Tañon, La India, and Celia Cruz, and in a performance for Pope John Paul II. Television appearances include Law & Order: Criminal Intent, The Billboard Music Awards, Grammy Awards, and Ms. Universe. His choreography has been featured on Objetivo Fama, Jodi McQueen Project. He graduated cum laude from the University of Puerto Rico with a bachelor’s degree in education.