Louis Palena will succeed Micky Dominick as Director of the musical theater production at La Salle College High School. Louis has been the Choreographer of La Salle’s shows since 2012 (City of Angels) and will now serve as both Director and Choreographer. A native of Philadelphia, Louis is an accomplished singer and dancer who has performed all over the world. A graduate of Girard Academic Music Program, he has written several children’s musicals, as well as an original play which debuted in June of 2021.
In 2017, Louis opened Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville, NJ, where he serves as Co-Artistic Director. The mission of Music Mountain Theatre is to enrich, educate, and entertain the community through the study, performance, and appreciation of the arts. In addition to Mainstage productions, Music Mountain Theatre offers performances for young audiences throughout the year along with a theatre school.