Sue Gilson

Sue Gilson has professional credits in jazz, Polynesian, and tap dance from performances in the Los Angeles area. She began choreographing musicals for the Palomar College Theatre in 1975 including Cabaret, Can Can, Fiddler on the Roof, West Side Story (1981 and again in 1999), Sweeney Todd, The Merry Widow, Quilters, and Little Shop of Horrors. Her choreography for Palomar’s 50th Anniversary Musical, Kiss Me Kate, received critical acclaim. Sue is part of the Performing Arts Department’s outreach program which has presented numerous programs for local high schools and community organizations and as featured entertainment at Palomar College Foundation black tie events. To maintain state-of-the-art skills and techniques, Sue regularly participates in professional dance workshops and master classes. On frequent trips to the East Coast, Sue has studied with Gus Giordano in Chicago and Frank Hatchett in New York City. She also studied dance in London and Stuttgart, Germany. Sue is on the Board of Directors for the World Jazz Dance Congress. In addition to teaching at Palomar College, she is the working owner of Georgia’s School of Dance in Escondido.