Talent Snapshot

+ One of the most sought after choreographers/show directors in the business.

+ Artistic director/choreographer for Jennifer Lopez’s “Dance Again” world tour, two world concert tours for Madonna, and director/choreographer of Gloria Estefan’s last 3 world concert tours.

+ Before breaking out on her own, she was Kenny Ortega’s associate choreographer for 4 years.

+ Her choreography has been featured on American Music Awards (Celia Cruz) and Latin Billboard Awards (Selena), American Idol, Dancing with the StarsThe Billboard Awards,  Latin Grammys, JLo in Puerto Rico Concert, Latin on Ice, United We Stand with Michael Jackson (assoc. dir), VH1 Diva’s, ABC’s 50th Anniversary Celebration, Disney Channel original movie “Gotta Kick It Up” and James L. Brook’s feature film “Spanglish”.

+ Supervising Choreographer for Q'Viva! The Chosen, staring Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony and Jamie King

Liz Imperio is a highly acclaimed director and choreographer in the entertainment industry with an impressive list of achievements. Born and raised in Hollywood, California, she has worked with some of the biggest names in music and entertainment, including Jennifer Lopez, Madonna, Gloria Estefan, Cher, and Michael Jackson.

She has directed and choreographed Jennifer Lopez's world tour, Dance Again, as well as Gloria Estefan's last three world concert tours. Liz also directed and choreographed two of Madonna's world tours: the Re-invention Tour and the Confessions Tour. Her work has been seen in various television shows and specials such as American Idol, Dancing with the Stars, American Music Awards, and Disney Channel's Gotta Kick It Up. Liz has also directed and choreographed for movies and commercials.

In addition to her impressive resume, Liz was recently named Honorary Artistic Director and was commissioned to set new works to celebrate Giordano's Jazz Dance Chicago's 50th Anniversary. The piece, La Bellaza de Cuba, premiered to rave reviews and toured throughout Europe in the summer of 2022.

Liz is known for her creativity and unique style, which is heavily influenced by her Cuban-American heritage. Her work has been praised for its fusion of various dance styles, from contemporary to Latin, and her ability to tell stories through movement. Her innovative choreography has earned her several awards, including an Emmy for Outstanding Choreography for the television special, Great Performances: Miami City Ballet Dances Balanchine and Tharp.