John Escalante, an accomplished choreographer with a long history in the color guard and pageantry activity, joins Phantom Regiment as lead movement choreographer. His marching experience includes Santa Clara Vanguard, San Jose Raiders Winter Guard, Madison Scouts and Cadets of Bergen County. He holds a BFA in Dance from Cornish College of the Arts and has also performed in several Las Vegas Productions.
Escalante has choreographed for many of the top WGI and DCI World Class programs, including Clovis West HS, Center Grove HS, Fantasia, Pride of Cincinnati and Cadets of Bergen County, and Paramount Winter Guard. John currently teaches color guard clinics and dance workshops throughout the country and instructs several indoor and outdoor performing ensembles.