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Dan Knechtges

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[St. Louis, MO (Regional), 2017]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Director and Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Director
 
[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2014]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Musical Staging
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Choreographer
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Choreographer
Director
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Choreographer
 
[Boston, 2006]
Choreographer
 
[US Tour, 2006]
Choreographer
 
[Chester, CT (Regional), 2005]
Choreographer
 
[New York, 2005]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Choreographer
Choreographer

Photos

Dan Knechtges and Annette Tanner Photo

Dan Knechtges and Annette Tanner

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Date:
06/21/2017
Director Dan Knechtges  Photo

Director Dan Knechtges

From: 
Date:
03/05/2015
Director Dan Knechtges  Photo

Director Dan Knechtges

From: 
Date:
03/05/2015
Director Dan Knechtges  Photo

Director Dan Knechtges

From: 
Date:
03/05/2015

 

Stage

Productions

[St. Louis, MO (Regional), 2017]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Director and Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Director

[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2014]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Musical Staging

[Broadway, 2011]
Choreographer

Director

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Choreographer

Director

[Broadway, 2010]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 2008]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 2007]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 2007]
Choreographer

[Boston, 2006]
Choreographer

[US Tour, 2006]
Choreographer

[Chester, CT (Regional), 2005]
Choreographer

[New York, 2005]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 2005]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Choreographer

Choreographer


Dan Knechtges Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Choreography in a Musical, HAYES Production
Dan KnechtgesBeaches
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Choreography
Dan Knechtges, Xanadu
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Choreography
Dan Knechtges, Xanadu
 
The Lortels - 2005 - Outstanding Choreographer
Dan Knechtges, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Dan Knechtges News

Regional Premiere of THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS Added to Theatre Under the Stars 2022/2 Photo Regional Premiere of THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS Added to Theatre Under the Stars 2022/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2022

Today, Theatre Under The Stars announced changes to its upcoming 2022/23 Season including the addition of a brand new show. TUTS will be producing the regional premiere of The Secret of My Success. Based on the hit 1980s film that starred Michael J. Fox.

Nicholas Barrón and Kendall Becerra Win Top Prizes at the 2022 Jimmy Awards Photo Nicholas Barrón and Kendall Becerra Win Top Prizes at the 2022 Jimmy Awards
by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2022

The 2022 Jimmy¬ģ Award for Best Performance by an Actor was presented to Nicholas Barr√≥n representing Las Casas Foundation's Joci Awards. The 2022 Jimmy¬ģ Award for Best Performance by an Actress was presented to Kendall Becerra representing The Broadway San Diego Awards.

Director NJ Agwuna to Receive 2022 Barbara Whitman Award Photo Director NJ Agwuna to Receive 2022 Barbara Whitman Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), today announced the recipient and four finalists for the 2022 Barbara Whitman Award.

Janine DiVita & Joshua Morgan To Join WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT At The Green Room 42 Photo Janine DiVita & Joshua Morgan To Join WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT At The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022

The Why I'll Never Make It podcast is going live again at The Green Room 42, this time with Broadway performers Joshua Morgan (Ain't Too Proud, LES MISERABLES) and Janine DiVita (Jagged Little Pit, If/Then).

VIDEO: TUTS Presents Talkback With COME FROM AWAY Cast, Diane and Nick Marson & Capta Photo VIDEO: TUTS Presents Talkback With COME FROM AWAY Cast, Diane and Nick Marson & Captain Beverley Bass
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2022

The National Tour of Come From Away is playing MARCH 22 ‚Äď APRIL 3 at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. TUTS presents a¬†virtual talk back with cast members of Come From Away and true to life counterparts, Diane and Nick Marson and Captain Beverley Bass.

Theatre Under The Stars Announces 2022/23 Season Featuring THE GRISWOLDS' BROADWAY VA Photo Theatre Under The Stars Announces 2022/23 Season Featuring THE GRISWOLDS' BROADWAY VACATION & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022

Today, Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) announced the exciting line-up of musicals for its 2022/23 Season featuring a beloved Disney classic and pre-Broadway co-production with Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre.

THE GRISWOLDS' BROADWAY VACATION THE MUSICAL, Announces Pre-Broadway Engagements in S Photo THE GRISWOLDS' BROADWAY VACATION THE MUSICAL, Announces Pre-Broadway Engagements in Seattle & Houston
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2022

The Griswolds‚Äô Broadway Vacation, The Musical¬†will make its debut this fall at Seattle‚Äôs 5th Avenue Theatre from September 10 ‚Äď October 1, followed by an engagement at Houston‚Äôs Theatre Under the Stars from October 25 ‚Äď November 6 prior to its arrival on Broadway (date and theatre to be announced).¬†¬†¬†

Michael Urie, Mallory Portnoy & More Join Fault Line Theatre's IRONS IN THE FIRE Photo Michael Urie, Mallory Portnoy & More Join Fault Line Theatre's IRONS IN THE FIRE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2022

 Fault Line Theatre will continue the 2022 Season of Irons in the  Fire, the organization’s reading series of new plays in development, with God Save the Queer by Zackary Grady, directed by Portia Krieger and featuring Michael Urie (George), Mallory Portnoy (Charlotte), Keshav Moodliar (Tariq), Seth Clayton (Louis), and Mary McCann (Kate).

VIDEO: Watch 'There is Nothin' Like A Dame' From TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC Photo VIDEO: Watch 'There is Nothin' Like A Dame' From TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC
by Stage Tube - Feb 17, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Theatre Under The Stars' production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific.

VIDEO: Watch 'Bali Ha'i' From TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC Photo VIDEO: Watch 'Bali Ha'i' From TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC
by Stage Tube - Feb 16, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Theatre Under The Stars' production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific.

Dan Knechtges Videos

VIDEO: TUTS Presents Talkback With COME FROM AWAY Cast, Diane and Nick Marson & Capta VideoVIDEO: TUTS Presents Talkback With COME FROM AWAY Cast, Diane and Nick Marson & Captain Beverley Bass
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2022

The National Tour of Come From Away is playing MARCH 22 ‚Äď APRIL 3 at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. TUTS presents a¬†virtual talk back with cast members of Come From Away and true to life counterparts, Diane and Nick Marson and Captain Beverley Bass.

VIDEO: Watch 'There is Nothin' Like A Dame' From TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC VideoVIDEO: Watch 'There is Nothin' Like A Dame' From TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC
by Stage Tube - Feb 17, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Theatre Under The Stars' production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific.

VIDEO: Watch 'Bali Ha'i' From TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC VideoVIDEO: Watch 'Bali Ha'i' From TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC
by Stage Tube - Feb 16, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Theatre Under The Stars' production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific.

VIDEO: 'I'm in Love With a Wonderful Guy' From TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC VideoVIDEO: 'I'm in Love With a Wonderful Guy' From TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC
by Stage Tube - Feb 15, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Theatre Under The Stars' production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC
by Stage Tube - Feb 11, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Theatre Under The Stars' production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Rehearsals For TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Rehearsals For TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC
by Stage Tube - Jan 21, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Theatre Under The Stars' production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At TUTS' THE LITTLE MERMAID VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At TUTS' THE LITTLE MERMAID
by Stage Tube - Dec 8, 2021

Get a first look at TUTS' THE LITTLE MERMAID with clips of the cast in action!

VIDEO: First Look at ELF at Theatre Under the Stars VideoVIDEO: First Look at ELF at Theatre Under the Stars
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2019

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) presents Elf - The Musical.

BWW TV: First Look At Theatre Under The Stars' SEUSSICAL! VideoBWW TV: First Look At Theatre Under The Stars' SEUSSICAL!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 16, 2019

'Oh, the thinks you can think' when Dr. Seuss' best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper from Theatre Under The Stars!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At TUTS' MAMMA MIA! VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At TUTS' MAMMA MIA!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 19, 2019

Get a first look at TUTS' MAMMA MIA in the all new video below! Over 60 million people around the globe have fallen in love with the story and the music that makes Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good musical. TUTS Artistic Director, Dan Knechtges, who directs this spectacular new production of Mamma Mia!, guarantees Houston audiences with have a fabulous time!


Dan Knechtges Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Dan Knechtges been nominated for?
Outstanding Choreography in a Musical, HAYES Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Beaches , Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Xanadu Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Xanadu and Outstanding Choreographer (The Lortels) for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee .