Matthew Bourne Biography

Date of Birth: January 13, 1960 (56)
Birth Place: London, ENGLAND
Gender: Male

Widely hailed as the UK's most popular and successful choreographer/director, Matthew is the creator of the world's longest-running ballet production, a five-time Olivier Award winner and the only British director to have won the Tony® Award for both choreographer and director of a musical. He is artistic director of New Adventures, which has created an enormous new audience for dance with its groundbreaking dance/theatre productions Nutcracker!, Highland Fling, Swan Lake, Cinderella, The Car Manand Play Without Words. Musical theatre includes Oliver!, My Fair Lady (Olivier Award), South Pacific and Mary Poppins (Olivier Award). Matthew's latest production, Edward Scissorhands, based on Tim Burton's classic film, recently toured the U.S.

Matthew Bourne Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2010 - Best Choreography (Resident Equity)
Matthew BourneMary poppins
 
Olivier Awards - 2010 - Best Theatre Choreographer
Matthew Bourne, Oliver!
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Choreograph
Matthew Bourne, Edward Scissorhands
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Choreography
Matthew Bourne, Mary Poppins
Matthew Bourne, Mary Poppins
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Matthew Bourne, Mary Poppins
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Choreography
Matthew Bourne, Mary Poppins
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Choreograph
Matthew Bourne, Mary Poppins
 
Olivier Awards - 2005 - Best Theatre Choreographer
Matthew Bourne, Mary Poppins
 
Olivier Awards - 2003 - Best Director
Matthew BournePlay Without Words
 
Olivier Awards - 2003 - Best Entertainment
Matthew BournePlay Without Words
 
Olivier Awards - 2003 - Best Theatre Choreographer
Matthew BournePlay Without Words
Matthew Bourne, My Fair Lady
 
Olivier Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Achievement in Dance
Matthew BourneThe Car Man
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Choreography
Matthew Bourne, Swan Lake
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Matthew Bourne, Swan Lake
 
Tony Awards - 1999 - Best Choreography
Matthew Bourne, Swan Lake
 
Tony Awards - 1999 - Best Direction of a Musical
Matthew Bourne, Swan Lake

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