KARLA PUNO GARCIA is a NYC based choreographer, dancer, and teacher. She most recently choreographed additional scenes in the upcoming Lin Manuel Miranda directed film Tick Tick Boom. She was the associate choreographer for the 2021 Kennedy Center Honors and the 2021 Tony Awards, and is choreographing two new musicals this coming year - Other World and Noir.
As a dancer, Karla’s favorite performance credits include Broadway's Hamilton: An American Musical, where she was a swing for four years; West Side Story, Gigi, Hot Feet; National and International Tours Wicked, Addams Family, Bad Boys of Dance. TV: Smash (season 2) and So You Think You Can Dance (season 5). Upcoming films: Better Nate Than Ever and Blues Clues Broadway Dreams. Karla has a BFA in dance from NYU Tisch, and she is currently on faculty at Broadway Dance Center and Steps on Broadway.