Ann Reinking

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Ann Reinking

During her career, choreographer Ann Reinking has been nominated for a Tony Award in four different categories: Best Actress in a Musical for "Good Time Charley," Best Supporting Actress in a Musical for "Dancin'," Best Choreography for a Musical for "Chicago" the revival and Best Director of a Musical for "Fosse." Her choreography, 'in the style Bob Fosse', won her the Tony for Best Choreography, as well as the Drama Desk, Outer Critic Circle, Astaire and New York Drama Critics awards.

Reinking performed on Broadway in "Cabaret," "Coco," "Pippin," "A Chorus Line," "Chicago" (both the original and the revival), "Sweet Charity" and "Fosse" (Lawrence Olivier Award ). For her performance in "Over Here," she received the Theatre World, Clarence Derwent and Outer Critic Circle awards. Her movie credits are "Movie Movie," "All That Jazz," "Annie" and "Micki and Maude." She has choreographed for American Ballet Theater, Ballet Hispanico, Joffrey Ballet Chicago, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Williamstown Theater Festival, Seattle Spectrum Dance Theater, Kansas City Ballet, ABC-TV, the Encore Series At City Center, Signature Theater, Off Broadway, The Goodman Theater Chicago and Thodos Dance Chicago.

Reinking also produced the award winning documentaries "Two Worlds One Planet" about high functioning autism and "In My Hands" about Marfan Syndrome. She is the recipient of the National Broadway Theater Arts Award, the Drama League Award for Distinguished Achievement, the Musical Hall Of Fame Award, Dance Magazine Award, the Dance Library of Israel/Distinguished Artist Award, School of American Ballet Artistic Achievement Award, the National Arts Club for Service to the Arts Award, and The Governor's Award - Ambassador of the Arts for the State of Florida and an Honorary Doctorate from Florida State University.