Nominations for the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards have been introduced right now. In step with the mission of the Chita Rivera Awards, nominators thought-about exhibits and movies that opened in the course of the 2019-2022 theater season.
The 2022 Chita Rivera Awards might be introduced on June 20 at 7:30pm on the NYU Skirball Heart for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place off Washington Sq. Park), and produced by Joe Lanteri, Founder and Govt Director of the New York Metropolis Dance Alliance Basis, Inc. together with Patricia Watt.
Tickets to the Chita Rivera Awards can be found to most of the people at www.ChitaRiveraAwards.com.
2022 CHITA RIVERA AWARD NOMINATIONS
OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY IN A BROADWAY SHOW
Camille A. Brown, for coloured women who’ve thought-about suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf
Warren Carlyle, The Music Man
Invoice T. Jones, Garrett Coleman, Jason Oremus, Paradise Sq.
Annie-B Parson, American Utopia
Sonya Tayeh, Moulin Rouge
Christopher Wheeldon, MJ, The Musical
OUTSTANDING MALE DANCER IN A BROADWAY SHOW
Sidney DuPont, Paradise Sq.
Myles Frost, MJ the Musical
Jared Grimes, Humorous Lady
Hugh Jackman, The Music Man
AJ Shively, Paradise Sq.
Tony Yazbeck, Flying Over Sundown
OUTSTANDING FEMALE DANCER IN A BROADWAY SHOW
Sutton Foster, The Music Man
Robyn Hurder, Moulin Rouge
Tendayi Kuumba, for coloured women who’ve thought-about suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf
Heather Lang, Jagged Little Capsule
Adrienne Warren, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE IN A BROADWAY SHOW
for coloured women who’ve thought-about suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf
MJ, The Musical
The Music Man
OFF BROADWAY SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS
The 2022 Chita Rivera Awards will have fun excellence in Off-Broadway musical theater by presenting two particular awards.
OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY IN AN OFF BROADWAY SHOW
Josh Prince, Trevor
OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE IN AN OFF BROADWAY SHOW
The Flawed Man
CHOREOGRAPHY IN FILM
OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY FOR A THEATRICAL RELEASE
Choreographer: Ashley Wallen; (Assistant Choreographer: Jenny Griffin)
Everybody’s Speaking About Jamie
Choreographer: Kate Prince; (Assistant Choreographer: Tommy Franzen)
In The Heights
Choreographer: Christopher Scott; (3 Affiliate and three Assistant Choreographers)
tick… tick… Growth!
Choreographer: Ryan Heffington; (Affiliate Choreographer: Ryan Spencer)
West Facet Story
Choreographed: Justin Peck; (Affiliate Choreographer: Craig Salstein)
(Unique choreography by: Jerome Robbins; Unique Broadway Manufacturing Co-Choreographed by: Peter Gennaro)
OUTSTANDING DIRECTION OF A DOCUMENTARY RELEASE
Ballerina Boys – The Trocaderos
Administrators: Chana Gazit and Martie Barylick
Can You Carry It: Invoice T. Jones and D-Man within the Waters
Administrators: Tom Hurwitz and Rosalynde LeBlanc
Dance Goals: Scorching Chocolate Nutcracker
Director: Oliver Bokelberg
Director: Josh Prince
Maurice Hines: Carry Them Again
Director: John Carluccio
The mission of the Chita Rivera Awards is to have fun dance and choreographic excellence, protect notable dance historical past, acknowledge previous, current and future skills, whereas selling excessive requirements in dance schooling and investing within the subsequent technology.
At this yr’s Chita Rivera Awards, Tony, Academy and Golden Globe Award winner Joel Gray will obtain the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Nominators thought-about excellent choreography, featured dancers, and ensemble in exhibits on Broadway and Off Broadway, in addition to, excellent choreography in movie, that opened pre-Covid in addition to within the 2021-2022 season. Nominations for the productions into account this season might be decided by the designated nominating committee. There are separate nominating committees for Broadway, Off Broadway and Movie. There may be additionally an awarding committee for Broadway, which determines the ultimate nominations which can be acquired from the Broadway nominations committee
Chair: Sylviane Gold, Gary Chryst, Robert LaFosse, Donna McKechnie, Wendy Perron, and Lee Roy Reams
Broadway Nominating Committee
Chair: Wendy Federman, Melinda Atwood, Caitlin Carter, Gary Chryst, Jamie DeRoy, Peter Filichia, Dr. Louis Galli, Jonathan Herzog, Jim Kierstead, Robert LaFosse, Joe Lanteri, Donna McKechnie, Mary Beth O’Connor, Wendy Perron, Lee Roy Reams, Andy Sandberg, and Randy Skinner
Off-Broadway Nominating Committee
Chair: Andy Sandberg, Maria DiDia, Jonathan Herzog, Deidre Goodwin, Scott Jovovich, Robert LaFosse
Movie Nominating Committee
Chair: Jonathan C. Herzog, Steven Caras, Wilhelmina Frankfurt, Grethe B. Holby, Mary Beth O’Connor, and Andy Sandberg
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Tickets for the Chita Rivera Awards are at the moment on sale and may be bought at www.ChitaRiveraAwards.com. Ticket costs are as follows: $100 for a balcony ticket to the Awards ceremony, $500 for an orchestra ticket to the Awards ceremony and admission to the pre-show crimson carpet cocktail social gathering and VIP reception, and $5000 for 10 Orchestra tickets to the Awards ceremony, admission for 10 to the pre-show crimson carpet cocktail social gathering & 1 desk on the VIP reception.
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ABOUT CHITA RIVERA
A theatrical icon and one in every of Broadway’s best triple-threat skills, Chita Rivera is among the most nominated performers in Tony Award historical past having earned 10 nominations, received twice and acquired the 2018 Particular Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement within the Theatre. A flexible actress/singer/dancer, her most up-to-date starring roles embody The Go to, the ultimate John Kander/Fred Ebb/Terrence McNally musical directed by John Doyle and choreographed by Graciela Daniele on Broadway; the Broadway revival of The Thriller of Edwin Drood; the Broadway and touring productions of The Dancer’s Life, a stunning musical celebrating her spectacular profession, written by Terrence McNally and directed by Graciela Daniele and the revival of the Broadway musical 9 with Antonio Banderas. She educated as a ballerina (from age 9) earlier than receiving a scholarship to the Faculty of American Ballet from the legendary choreographer George Balanchine. Chita’s first look (age 19) was as a principal dancer in Name Me Madam. Her electric performance as Anita in the original Broadway premiere of West Side Story brought her stardom, which she repeated in London. Her career is highlighted by starring roles in Bye Bye Birdie, The Rink (Tony Award), Chicago, Jerry’s Girls, Kiss of the Spider Woman (Tony Award), and the original Broadway casts of Guys and Dolls, Can-Can, Seventh Heaven and Mr. Wonderful. On tour: Born Yesterday, The Rose Tattoo, Call Me Madam, Threepenny Opera, Sweet Charity, Kiss Me Kate, Zorba, Can-Can with The Rockettes. Chita was awarded The Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama in 2009 and received the coveted Kennedy Center Honor in 2002. In 2019, Chita performed her solo concert at London’s Cadogan Hall; in 2018 she was honored as a Living Landmark by the New York Landmarks Conservancy; in 2016 she headlined at Carnegie Hall and in 2015, Great Performances aired their special Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin’ To Do, a retrospective of her extraordinary life and career nationally on PBS.Her current solo CD is entitled, And Now I Swing. Her most treasured production is her daughter, singer/dancer/choreographer Lisa Mordente.
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