Vako Gvelesiani will be making his Broadway debut with West Side Story. He began training at the age of two starting with traditional Georgian ballet before training in all styles including hip-hop, jazz, contemporary, tap, and ballet. He studied dance at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School Performing Arts and at NYU Tisch Dance. He was a finalist for the National Young Arts Foundation, as well as featured in multiple music videos, TV shows such as Today’s Show, and he is a member of NBA Entertainment industry. He not only accomplished all of these achievements but did so whilst being deaf!