You can catch Courtney performing with the Broadway Cast of On Your Feet, on the PBS broadcast of The Gershwin Prize for Popular Song: Honoring Emilio & Gloria Estefan.


Air Date: May 3, 2019


Bernardo is the dynamically sexy DJ Petrosino and his Anita is played by Courtney Arango. Anita has been traditionally played by a Hispanic actress (Chita Rivera, Rita Moreno) and this Miami-born diva joins their ranks with this performance.


- by J. Peter Bergman

D.J. Petrosino’s Bernardo and Courtney Arango’s Anita take center stage during the dance sequences. Whether dancing together or with other members of this excellent company, they demand our focus and we willingly give it to them.


- The Chester Telegraph by David Lampe-Wilson

Courtney Arango gave Anita, Bernardo’s girlfriend and Maria’s friend, depth as well as proving an especially fine singer and dancer.


- by Jim Lowestaff Writer


Courtney Arango brought a vivaciousness and toughness to Anita, the girlfriend of Bernardo and confidante of Maria. Her rendition of "America" with the Shark girls and Megumi Nakamura as Rosalia was a hoot. In "A Boy Like That," following Bernardo's death at Tony's hand, Arango ably switched gears as Anita admonished Maria to "stick to your own kind."


- The Manchester Journal by Kevin M O’Toole

Ensemble member/ Associate Choreographer/ Dance Captain extraordinaire, Courtney Arango is the performer to watch. She feels every movement into the depths of her soul, hits every beat with fierce intensity, and overall works every chance she gets to shine.


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