DERICK LASALLA / PRODUCER-DIRECTOR
SHOWBEAT Productions & Casting, Inc.
As a Producer, award-winning Director/Choreographer and Casting Director, Derick LaSalla the founder and director of SHOWBEAT wears many hats in the Entertainment Industry.
Trained in LA and NY; A Herbert Bergof Studio graduate and professional entertainer for Stage
,TV, Film and Special Events, Derick
has been actively involved in all aspects of Theater, Television production and Casting for over twenty-five years.
He started Showbeat Productions, Inc. in 1990 after many Industry clients requested extended production services.
evolved into a full service entertainment production house with consulting and creative services available in development, producing, casting, choreography, lighting, music, costuming and scenic design.
As a previous Entertainment Show Director and Choreography Consultant for
the Walt Disney Company
and working in the show development division,
created, cast, directed and staged high profile stage shows and special events.
Some projects included: Disney's new TomorrowLand - Grand Press Opening, the patriotic "Welcome Home Celebration" for the U.S. Military,
the traditional Indio Date Festival's "Arabian Night's" stage show and the very popular "Hercules Victory Parade" based on the animated film.
also created new staging and choreography for Disneyland's
brand new "Millennium Christmas Fantasy Parade."
Derick LaSalla is a member of, SSDC, SAG/AFTRA, EQUITY and AGVA.
has received the Los Angeles Theater Crictic's award, the Drama-Logue award for best choreography of a new musical and the Desert Theater League award for outstanding lighting design.
Derick LaSalla / ABC Television- On Set