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Photo Coverage: Meet ROCKY's Creative Heavyweights Alex Timbers, Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine!

The new musical Rocky is currently in previews at Broadway's historic Winter Garden Theatre ahead of an official bow on March 13. ROCKY brings to life the iconic and inspiring story of struggling small time Philly boxer, Rocky Balboa, who gets a once-in-a-lifetime shot to go the distance against heavyweight champ Apollo Creed. The production is directed by Alex Timbers, and features choreography by Steven Hoggett and Kelly Devine. BroadwayWorld was with the trio as they were hanging out in Times Square and you can check out photos from the special photo shoot below!

Alex Timbers is a Tony-nominated writer-director and the recipient of Lucille Lortel, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards, as well as two Obie Awards. His Broadway credits include Peter and the Starcatcher(Tony nomination), The Pee-wee Herman Show, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (also co-writer; Broadway, Public Theater and Center Theatre Group, OCC and Drama Desk Awards), A Very Merry Unauthorized...(conceiver; Obie Award and Garland Award, Best Director), Gutenberg! The Musical! (Drama Desk nomination, Best Director of a Musical), Hell House (Drama Desk nomination, Unique Theatrical Experience). Alex is the artistic director of the New York-based company Les Freres Corbusier. He recently directed the critically acclaimed musical, Here Lies Love, at The Public Theatre.

Steven Hoggett is the winner of the 2009 Olivier award for Best Theatre Choreographer for the National Theatre of Scotland's Black Watch and was nominated for a Tony Award for Once on Broadway. Recent projects include choreography for Once on Broadway (8 Tony Awards), American Idiot, a Broadway musical based on the music of Green Day, Peter and the Starcatcher (5 Tony Awards), Rigoletto for The Metropolitan Opera, The Full Montyat Sheffield Lyceum, Let the Right One In for National Theatre of Scotland The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the National Theatre/West End.

Kelly Devine is an internationally recognized choreographer whose work spans the mediums of film, television and live performance. Broadway: Rock of Ages; Rock of Ages 1st National Tour, London, Australia (Helpman and Green Room Award), Toronto (Dora Award nom.), Las Vegas; Jersey Boys (Assoc. Choreographer) andMemphis (Assoc. Choreographer). Opera: Faust at the Metropolitan Opera House/London Coliseum. Off-Broadway: Rock of Ages; Fat Camp, American Theater of Actors; Frankenstein; Anne Wrecksick. La Jolla Playhouse: Peter and the Starcatcher (in association with Disney Theatricals); Zhivago (Australia; Helpman nomination); and Private Fittings. Stratford Shakespeare Festival: Cabaret; Romeo & Juliet.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

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Photo Coverage: Meet ROCKY's Creative Heavyweights Alex Timbers, Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine!
Director Alex Timbers, Choreographer Kelly Devine and Fight Choreographer Steven Hoggett

Photo Coverage: Meet ROCKY's Creative Heavyweights Alex Timbers, Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine!
Choreographer Kelly Devine and Fight Choreographer Steven Hoggett and Director Alex Timbers

Photo Coverage: Meet ROCKY's Creative Heavyweights Alex Timbers, Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine!
Choreographer Kelly Devine and Fight Choreographer Steven Hoggett

Photo Coverage: Meet ROCKY's Creative Heavyweights Alex Timbers, Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine!
Fight Choreographer Steven Hoggett , Director Alex Timbers and Choreographer Kelly Devine

Photo Coverage: Meet ROCKY's Creative Heavyweights Alex Timbers, Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine!
Director Alex Timbers

Photo Coverage: Meet ROCKY's Creative Heavyweights Alex Timbers, Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine!
Choreographer Kelly Devine

Photo Coverage: Meet ROCKY's Creative Heavyweights Alex Timbers, Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine!
Fight Choreographer Steven Hoggett

Photo Coverage: Meet ROCKY's Creative Heavyweights Alex Timbers, Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine!
Fight Choreographer Steven Hoggett , Director Alex Timbers and Choreographer Kelly Devine

Photo Coverage: Meet ROCKY's Creative Heavyweights Alex Timbers, Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine!
Director Alex Timbers, Choreographer Kelly Devine and Fight Choreographer Steven Hoggett

Photo Coverage: Meet ROCKY's Creative Heavyweights Alex Timbers, Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine!
Director Alex Timbers, Choreographer Kelly Devine and Fight Choreographer Steven Hoggett

Photo Coverage: Meet ROCKY's Creative Heavyweights Alex Timbers, Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine!
Director Alex Timbers, Choreographer Kelly Devine and Fight Choreographer Steven Hoggett

Photo Coverage: Meet ROCKY's Creative Heavyweights Alex Timbers, Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine!
Choreographer Kelly Devine and Fight Choreographer Steven Hoggett

Photo Coverage: Meet ROCKY's Creative Heavyweights Alex Timbers, Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine!
Director Alex Timbers

Photo Coverage: Meet ROCKY's Creative Heavyweights Alex Timbers, Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine!
Director Alex Timbers, Choreographer Kelly Devine and Fight Choreographer Steven Hoggett

Photo Coverage: Meet ROCKY's Creative Heavyweights Alex Timbers, Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine!
Director Alex Timbers

Photo Coverage: Meet ROCKY's Creative Heavyweights Alex Timbers, Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine!
Director Alex Timbers, Choreographer Kelly Devine and Fight Choreographer Steven Hoggett

Photo Coverage: Meet ROCKY's Creative Heavyweights Alex Timbers, Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine!
Director Alex Timbers, Choreographer Kelly Devine and Fight Choreographer Steven Hoggett

Photo Coverage: Meet ROCKY's Creative Heavyweights Alex Timbers, Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine!
Director Alex Timbers, Choreographer Kelly Devine and Fight Choreographer Steven Hoggett

Photo Coverage: Meet ROCKY's Creative Heavyweights Alex Timbers, Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine!
Director Alex Timbers, Choreographer Kelly Devine and Fight Choreographer Steven Hoggett

Photo Coverage: Meet ROCKY's Creative Heavyweights Alex Timbers, Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine!
Director Alex Timbers, Choreographer Kelly Devine and Fight Choreographer Steven Hoggett

Photo Coverage: Meet ROCKY's Creative Heavyweights Alex Timbers, Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine!
Director Alex Timbers, Choreographer Kelly Devine and Fight Choreographer Steven Hoggett

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.