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May082012

 

 

WORDS ON DANCE 

Luminary Artists of Broadway, Film,

Television, and Ballet

LIVE ONSTAGE! 

SYMPHONY SPACE, NEW YORK

 

OCTOBER 21

ANDY BLANKENBUEHLER

Director, Choreographer

with

SARAH L. KAUFMAN

Pulitzer Prize-winning dance critic, The Washington Post

Premium Seating, now available!!!!

Celebrate with Andy, and Sarah, after the show!

https-::www.eventbrite.com:e:andy-blankenbuehler-directorchoreographer-tickets-64809421725

 

NOVEMBER 11

EDWARD VILLELLA 

Legendary Ballet Dancer, Director

with

JONATHAN STAFFORD

Artistic Director, New York City Ballet

WENDY WHELAN

Associate Artistic Director, New York City Ballet

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CONGRATULATIONS TO ANDY BLANKENBUEHLER!

FOSSE / VERDON

EMMY NOMINATED:  OUTSTANDING LIMITED SERIES

Three-time Tony Award winner for his choreography in the Broadway productions of Bandstand, In The Heights and Hamilton for which he also received London’s Olivier Award.

Bandstand (director/choreographer) received the Drama Desk, and Chita Rivera Award for Best Choreography. 

Other Broadway credits include Bring It On (Tony nomination), 9 To 5 (Tony nomination), The People In The Picture, The Apple Tree, Annie, and the recent revival of CATS.  

Theatrical works also include Desperately Seeking Susan (West End), the world premiere of the new musical FLY (Dallas Theatre Center), The Wiz (City Center Encores), A Little Princess (Andrew Lippa), and the recent international tour of Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.  Upcoming projects include the new musical Only Gold with British singer/songwriter Kate Nash.  


Mr. Blankenbuehler’s work on television has been seen on the Lionsgate/ABC remake of Dirty Dancing, America’s Got Talent, So You Think You Can Dance, the Sopranos, MTV, Sesame Street featuring Janelle Monae, as well as many commercials. He has staged concert work for both Elton John and Bette Midler, and he conceived, directed and choreographed the hit Caesars Palace production Nights On Broadway.  He recently worked on the limited series on FX about the lives of Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon and also on the new film adaptation of CATS.

As a performer, Mr. Blankenbuehler has danced on Broadway in Fosse, Contact, Man of La Mancha, Saturday Night Fever, Steel Pier, Big, and Guys and Dolls.

Mr. Blankenbuehler is a recipient of a special 2015 Drama Desk Award for his achievement in the theatre, and he received received the 2018 Kennedy Center Honors for his work on the musical Hamilton.

(Top, photo credit: Loulix)

 

 

 

 

Jerome Robbins, and West Side Story

Entertainment Weekly

https://ew.com/movies/2018/10/14/west-side-story-original-cast-new-film/

 

 Eliot Feld (Baby John), Russ Tamblyn (Riff), Rita Moreno (Anita), and George Chakiris (Bernardo)

Photo, copyright: Illona Scwarz

 

 

 

WORDS ON DANCE COLLECTION

Onstage conversations and screenings with luminary performing artists.

The twenty five year Collection of filmed programs will be gifted to a major cultural institution in 2019, offering scholarly entertainment to present, and future generations.   

SPONSORS

The Jerome Robbins Foundation

Barbara Horgan


Mary Heylin and Timothy Marten, MD

Carolyn Hutton, Jan and Robert Newman

Rachel and Larry Norton, Kevin Osinski and Mark Sinykin

Randee Seiger, Anne and Michelle Shonk

Cynthia and Lloyd Silverstein 

Charles and Suzanne Thornton, and,

Sharon and Robert Yoerg

 

 

 

 

 

Deborah M. Kaufman, Producer

Rachel Griffiths, Creative Director

Lisa Rinehart, Jennifer Hamblett, Film Directors

Mighty Egg Productions

 

 

WORDS ON DANCE 

Isadora Duncan Award for Sustained Achievment

2012