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Rob Ashford
ROB ASHFORD (Director/Choreographer). Mr. Ashford's Broadway credits include Promises, Promises (Tony nomination), Cry-Baby (Tony nomination), Curtains (Tony nomination), The Wedding Singer (Tony nomination), Thoroughly Modern Millie (2002 Tony Award, Best Choreography), and The Boys From Syracuse (Roundabout). In London, A Streetcar Named Desire starring Rachel Weisz at the Donmar Warehouse, Parade at the Donmar Warehouse (Olivier nominations for Direction and Choreography), Evita (Olivier nomination), Guys and Dolls (Olivier nomination), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Olivier nomination), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Once in a Lifetime (National Theatre). Other credits include Parade (Mark Taper Forum), Candide (La Scala, Milan, Chatelet, Paris), Tenderloin, Bloomer Girl, A Connecticut Yankee... and Pardon My English (Encores!). He provided choreography for the film Beyond the Sea directed by and starring Kevin Spacey. Mr. Ashford just won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography for his work on the 81st Annual Academy Awards.

Bio as of May, 2010.



American Theatre Wing programs, interviews and/or credits include:

Working in the Theatre (video)
Reimagining Musicals - April, 2013 - Watch now.
Musicals: Directors and Choreographers - March, 2005 - Watch now.
Production: Thoroughly Modern Millie - April, 2002 - Watch now.
Playwright, Director and Choreographer - September, 2001 - Watch now.

SpringboardNYC Cues from Tony Nominees (video)
Did you have a special teacher or mentor and what did you learn from them? - Watch Now.
Is there something you know now that you wish you knew when you started your career? - Watch Now.
What was your first paid theatre job and what did you learn from the experience? - Watch Now.

SDCF Masters of the Stage (audio)
2002 Symposium: The Director Choreographer Relationship - June, 2002 - Listen Now.
Rob Ashford and Michael Grandage - December, 2010 - Listen Now.
Rob Ashford and Michael Mayer - February, 2010 - Listen Now.

Internet Broadway Database Listing (IBDB.com)