Lois Englund is a professional dancer/choreographer/director and teacher, who won acclaim for her portrayal of Val in “A Chorus Line” on Broadway, and the National and International companies. In her long professional career on Broadway, TV and film, she performed in over a dozen Broadway shows, including "Bob Fosse’s Dancin", “Carousel” “Showboat” “Annie” and “Cabaret”. Lois had the honor of working for notable choreographers/directors like Michael Bennett, Bob Fosse, Gwen Verdon, Ann Reinking, Hal Prince, Agnes DeMille, Margo Sappington, Gillain Lynne and many others.
She served as Artistic Director and professor at New York University Tisch School of the Arts; and Dance Dept Head of Musical Theater Works Conservatory in NYC. She also taught ballet at University of Rhode Island, Ballet Hispanico in NYC, and Theater Arts Dance America, as well as many local dance studios in NY and NJ, including Fred Astaire Dance Studios. Lois has taught master classes, summer intensives and judged dance competitions all over the country. She also directed touring productions of A Chorus Line, Desert Song, Best Little House, The New Yorkers, as well as choreographing ballets for numerous Ballet and Ballroom companies world-wide.
She holds the world title as Theater Arts World Champion 2012 in the Ballroom competitive community.
Lois is a member of Actor’s Equity, Screen Actor’s Guild, Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals, Yoga Alliance, National Dance Teachers Association and National Dance Council. Lois is also a certified and accredited yoga teacher, ballroom and Latin teacher, and licensed massage therapist.