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Ellen Kane

 
Bio:
London based Tony & Olivier nominated choreographer, Ellen Kane is currently working on Legally Blonde for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre (dir. Lucy Moss) and has been working as the Choreographer for Matilda (feature film dir. Matthew Warchus for Netflix) and A Chorus Line (dir. Nikolai Foster) for ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
London based Tony & Olivier nominated choreographer, Ellen Kane is currently working on Legally Blonde for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre (dir. Lucy Moss) and has been working as the Choreographer for Matilda (feature film dir. Matthew Warchus for Netflix) and A Chorus Line (dir. Nikolai Foster) for ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2021]
Associate Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Co-Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Associate Choreographer
 
[West End, 2005]
Choreographic Supervision

Ellen Kane Biography

London based Tony & Olivier nominated choreographer, Ellen Kane is currently working on Legally Blonde for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre (dir. Lucy Moss) and has been working as the Choreographer for Matilda (feature film dir. Matthew Warchus for Netflix) and A Chorus Line (dir. Nikolai Foster) for the Curve in Leicester. Other credits include: Choreographer West Side Story (dir. Nikolai Foster) for the Curve in Leicester and Dance & Movement Supervisor on Cats (dir. Tom Hooper), Co-Choreographer of Groundhog Day The Musical (dir. Matthew Warchus), Old Vic Theatre London and the August Wilson Theatre Broadway (Tony and Olivier nominations); Worldwide Associate Choreographer on the RSC’s Matilda The Musical Stratford, London, Broadway, US Tour, Australia, New Zealand, UK & International tour, also directed by Matthew Warchus; Choreographer for Pieces of String at Mercury Theatre in Colchester; Choreographer for Perfect Pitch, Children In Need’s Musical in a Week; Choreographer for Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (dir.Bartlett Sher) at Playhouse Theatre, London; Choreographer for Elton John’s Electricity Video in association with Working Title; International Choreographic Supervisor and Associate on Billy Elliot The Musical (dir. Stephen Daldry) for London, Broadway, Chicago, National US tour, Australia, Holland and UK tour; Associate Choreographer for the Original London Production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factor (dir. Sam Mendes) at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane; Associate Choreographer for Sister Act at London Palladium; Associate Choreographer The Lord of the Rings (dir. Matthew Warchus and choreographer Peter Darling) at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. For Workshops, Ellen has acted as Associate Choreographer on Bridget Jones’ Diary (dir. Stephen Daldry) for Working Title, The Light Princess (dir. Marianne Elliott) for National Theatre and various workshops for the RSC.


Ellen Kane Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2017 - Best Theatre Choreographer
Ellen KaneGroundhog Day
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Choreography
Ellen Kane, Groundhog Day

Ellen Kane News

BWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Photo BWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - May 25, 2022

When Legally Blonde came out in 2001, its main character Elle Woods became an instant icon. Witty comebacks in hot pink stilettos, she tore down stereotypes and validated blondes across the world. She probably also inspired generations to pursue a law degree and not be intimidated to hide the multi-faceted human beings they can be. Read our critic's review.

Photos: First Look at Courtney Bowman & More in LEGALLY BLONDE at Regent's Park Open  Photo Photos: First Look at Courtney Bowman & More in LEGALLY BLONDE at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

Omigod you guys, meet fashion merchandising major Elle Woods (Courtney Bowman) and her college sweetheart Warner Huntington III (Alistair Toovey). Popular, stylish, they have the perfect relationship. That is until Warner heads to Harvard Law School and decides that he needs a more 'serious' kind of girlfriend.

Photo: First Look At Courtney Bowman As Elle Woods; Full Cast Announced For LEGALLY B Photo Photo: First Look At Courtney Bowman As Elle Woods; Full Cast Announced For LEGALLY BLONDE at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2022

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have today announced full casting their forthcoming production of Legally Blonde (13 May-2 July).

Courtney Bowman Will Lead LEGALLY BLONDE at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Photo Courtney Bowman Will Lead LEGALLY BLONDE at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2022

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre have today announced principal casting for their forthcoming production of Legally Blonde (13 May-2 July), along with the full creative team.

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Announces 90th Anniversary Season; LEGALLY BLONDE Dire Photo Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Announces 90th Anniversary Season; LEGALLY BLONDE Directed by Lucy Moss, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2021

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have today confirmed their 2022 summer season, the venue's 90th anniversary. The musical Legally Blonde (13 May – 2 July) is directed by Lucy Moss, co-writer and co-director of Six.

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for A CHORUS LINE at Curve Theatre Photo Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for A CHORUS LINE at Curve Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2021

Curve theatre will present its Christmas musical A Chorus Line, featuring world famous dancer Adam Cooper and West End and Curve favourite Carly Mercedes Dyer. A smash-hit Broadway masterpiece, A Chorus Line will run at Curve from 3 to 31 December.

Photos: First Look at A CHORUS LINE Opening at Curve Theatre in December Photo Photos: First Look at A CHORUS LINE Opening at Curve Theatre in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 8, 2021

Curve theatre in Leicester will present A Chorus Line this December, featuring world famous dancer Adam Cooper and West End and Curve favourite Carly Mercedes Dyer.

Full Casting Announced For A CHORUS LINE at Curve Photo Full Casting Announced For A CHORUS LINE at Curve
by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2021

Curve theatre in Leicester has today revealed the full cast of its Christmas musical A Chorus Line, including world famous dancer Adam Cooper and West End and Curve favourite Carly Mercedes Dyer.

COVID-19 Outbreak Halts Production on MATILDA Netflix Movie Photo COVID-19 Outbreak Halts Production on MATILDA Netflix Movie
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2021

England is currently seeing upwards of 50,000 positive COVID tests per day; the production on the second season of Bridgerton was also paused due to an on set outbreak.

Everything We Know About the MATILDA Movie Musical Photo Everything We Know About the MATILDA Movie Musical
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 20, 2021

BroadwayWorld put together a guide to MATILDA on screen. Get the scoop on the upcoming film including when to see it on TV, how to stream, who is in the cast and more!

Ellen Kane Videos

VIDEO: Andy Karl & GROUNDHOG DAY Cast Perform on TONY AWARDS
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 11, 2017

Andy Karl and the cast of GROUNDHOG DAY performed on tonight's TONY AWARDS. Watch the performance below!

Raise Your Voice and Cast Your Vote for the Theater Fans' Choice Awards!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 2, 2017

Now in our 15th year, the Theater Fans' Choice Awards are, by FAR, the largest fan based awards of their kind. Open to anyone to vote, we're excited to present a full slate of eligible nominees in categories that both mirror the popular critical awards, as well as fan favorite categories for Best Tour, Ensemble and Off Broadway shows. Plus, cast your vote in our newest category, honoring stage to screen adaptations!

What Are You Waiting For? Cast Your Vote for the Theater Fans' Choice Awards!
by Nicole Rosky - May 30, 2017

Now in our 15th year, the Theater Fans' Choice Awards are, by FAR, the largest fan based awards of their kind. Open to anyone to vote, we're excited to present a full slate of eligible nominees in categories that both mirror the popular critical awards, as well as fan favorite categories for Best Tour, Ensemble and Off Broadway shows. Plus, cast your vote in our newest category, honoring stage to screen adaptations!

There's No Day But Today! Cast Your Vote for the Theater Fans' Choice Awards!
by Nicole Rosky - May 25, 2017

Now in our 15th year, the Theater Fans' Choice Awards are, by FAR, the largest fan based awards of their kind. Open to anyone to vote, we're excited to present a full slate of eligible nominees in categories that both mirror the popular critical awards, as well as fan favorite categories for Best Tour, Ensemble and Off Broadway shows. Plus, cast your vote in our newest category, honoring stage to screen adaptations!

Make Them Hear You! Vote Today for the Theater Fans' Choice Awards!
by Nicole Rosky - May 22, 2017

Now in our 15th year, the Theater Fans' Choice Awards are, by FAR, the largest fan based awards of their kind. Open to anyone to vote, we're excited to present a full slate of eligible nominees in categories that both mirror the popular critical awards, as well as fan favorite categories for Best Tour, Ensemble and Off Broadway shows. Plus, cast your vote in our newest category, honoring stage to screen adaptations!

18 Days to Go! Make Your Voice Heard and Vote for the Theater Fans' Choice Awards!
by Nicole Rosky - May 18, 2017

Now in our 15th year, the Theater Fans' Choice Awards are, by FAR, the largest fan based awards of their kind. Open to anyone to vote, we're excited to present a full slate of eligible nominees in categories that both mirror the popular critical awards, as well as fan favorite categories for Best Tour, Ensemble and Off Broadway shows. Plus, cast your vote in our newest category, honoring stage to screen adaptations!

VIDEO: GROUNDHOG DAY's Andy Karl Recalls the Best & Worst Theater Experience He's Ever Had on LATE SHOW
by Caryn Robbins - May 12, 2017

Three-time Tony nominee and star of Broadway's GROUNDHOG DAY, Andy Karl, stopped by last night's LATE SHOW on CBS and proved he is a shining example of the adage, 'the show must go on.'


Ellen Kane Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Ellen Kane been nominated for?
Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Groundhog Day and Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Groundhog Day .