Juan Posada Penagos
BFA Class of 2019
Concentration in Dance & Music
Posada Penagos found an affinity for musical theater while at USC Kaufman, especially after performing as Bernardo in West Side Story alongside students from USC Thornton and the USC School of Dramatic Arts. He then joined Musical Theatre Repertory, where he choreographed Spring Awakening. This summer, Posada Penagos joined Traverse City Dance Project under the direction of professor Jennifer McQuiston Lott. Posada Penagos is currently acting and dancing in Los Angeles. He then hopes to pursue a career in musical theater, dance and Broadway in New York.
“I aim to serve as a reliable and relatable artist by bringing my lived experience into my character,” he said.