ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Regina Peluso

A graduate of The Boston Conservatory of Music with a BFA in Musical Theater, Peluso founded Collide in 2013 after over a decade of working as in New York and Los Angeles. Performance credits include Off-Broadway (original cast) of The Awesome 80's Prom and a series regular role on an Emmy Award winning children's television show. 

Peluso has created over 14 original dance theater productions for Collide. Favorites include Romeo & Juliet (Cowles Center 2020), Dance 'Til You Drop (co-production with The History Theater), The Great Gatsby, Frankenstein, and Dracula.  Other Regional Theater includes The Guthrie Theater (A Christmas Carol -2018,2019, 2021), The History Theater, Stages Theater Co, among others. Industrial Choreography includes commissions at The Mall of America, Holidazzle Village, Hosanna Church, Museum of Russian Art, and numerous galas and festivals. 

Peluso is a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Union and regional representative for the Parents Artist Advocacy League. She is grateful for her husband and 3 theater loving children for their support.