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Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards

The 32nd Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards were held on Monday, June 2 at 7:30pm at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. The winners for the evening were Dormeshia Sumbry Edwards (After Midnight) & Karine Plantadit (After Midnight) a tie for Outstanding Female Dancer in a Broadway Show; Jared Grimes (After Midnight) for Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show; and Warren Carlyle (After Midnight) for Outstanding Choreographer for a Broadway Show. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the star-studded arrivals below!

Presenters included Tony Award-winners Hal Prince, Bebe Neuwirth, Susan Stroman & Karen Ziemba, Emmy Award-winner Valerie Harper, Scandal's Joe Morton, Dancing with the Stars' Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Boardwalk Empire'sStephen DeRosa, Sandy Duncan & Don Correia. This year also honored 5-time Tony Award nominee and 2-time Emmy Award-winning veteran choreographer Pat Birch with its Douglas Watt Lifetime Achievement Award & legendary dancer and dance instructor Luigi with a special award.

The Astaire Awards is the only awards show to honor excellence in dance and choreography on Broadway and in film and were first started in 1982 by the late Fred Astaire and the late Douglas Watt (a critic and writer for the NY Daily News andThe New Yorker, his 100th birthday would be this year). Each year The Astaire Awards are presented each year by Patricia Watt (the daughter of Douglas Watt).

NYU SKIRBALL CENTER: The Jack H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is the premier venue for the presentation of cultural and performing arts events for New York University and lower Manhattan. Led by executive producer Jay Oliva (President Emeritus, NYU) and senior director Michael Harrington, the programs of the Skirball Center reflect NYU's mission as an international center of scholarship, defined by excellence and innovation and shaped by an intellectually rich and diverse environment. A vital aspect of the Center's mission is to build young adult audiences for the future of live performance. www.nyuskirball.org.

Photo Credit: Jessica Fallon Gordon

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Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Don Correia and Sandy Duncan

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Lee Roy Reams

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Luigi dancers

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Stephen DeRosa and the Onyx girls from Boardwalk Empire

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Valerie Harper

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Jessica Zippin

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Cast members from Motown: The Musical

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Joe Morton

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
The cast of Grease from Papermill Playhouse

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
The cast of Grease from Papermill Playhouse

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Jared Grimes

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Dancers from the Nancy Chippendale Dance Studio

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Stephen DeRosa

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Luigi

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Susan Stroman

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Pat Birch

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Luigi dancers

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Donna McKechnie

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Angel Inniss

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Steve Buscemi

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Cory Lingner and Deanna Doyle

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Angel Inniss

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Jared Grimes

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Patricia Watt and Joe Lanteri

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Karen Ziemba

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Karine Plantadit

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Cast members from Motown: The Musical

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Don Correia and Sandy Duncan

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Dancers from the Nancy Chippendale Dance Studio

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Dancers from the Fred Astaire Dance Studio

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Angel Inniss

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
The cast of Grease from Papermill Playhouse

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Desmond Richardson

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Pat Birch

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Luigi

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Dancers from the Fred Astaire Dance Studio

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Hal Prince

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
The Onyx Girls from Boardwalk Empire

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Cast members from Motown: The Musical

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Jared Grimes

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Bebe Neuwirth

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Cory Lingner and Deanna Doyle

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Warren Carlyle

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
The Onyx Girls from Boardwalk Empire

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
The cast of Grease from Papermill Playhouse

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Angel Inniss

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Dormeshia Sumbry Edwards

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Marcia Milgrom Dodge and Sergio Trujillo

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Cory Lingner and Deanna Doyle

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Maksim Chmerkovskiy

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
The cast of Grease from Papermill Playhouse

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
Desmond Richardson and Angel Inniss

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
The cast of Grease from Papermill Playhouse

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