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[Broadway, 1989]
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Tony Awards - 1989 - Best Choreography

Frankie Manning, Black and Blue

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Review: ATTENTION DANCE COMPANY 'WHAT IS JAZZ' at Christiania Theater

The newly founded dance group 'Attention' took the stage at Christiania Theatre in Oslo with their debut performance, 'What is Jazz,' and left the audience yearning for more. The show, a vibrant tribute to the art of jazz dance, featured thirteen dance numbers and seven of them were tributes legendary choreographers such as Chet Walker, Buddy Schwimmer, Frankie Manning and Molly Molloy.
New Dance Alliance Announces 2023-24 Black Artists Space to Create and LiftOff Resident Artists

New Dance Alliance (NDA) announces the new cycle of resident artists for its Black Artists Space to Create (BASC) and LiftOff residencies.
Review: SW!NG OUT at The Joyce Theater through July 2-The Dance Highlight of the Summer

'SW!NG OUT' is now at The Joyce Theater through July 2 and wow, just wow! The beloved genre of Lindy Hop, the pre-eminent form of swing-Jazz, partnered dance is being presented at its very best with choreography and improvisation by Director, Caleb Teicher and the Braintrust in collaboration with ultra-talented dancers.
Flushing Town Hall Celebrates Black Icons and Innovators With Black History Trilogy

This February, Flushing Town Hall celebrates Black History Month (or African American History Month, as it's also known) with the return of its Black History Trilogy, a three-part series featuring outstanding performers paying tribute to influential African American musicians, dancers, and entertainers.
The Joyce Theater Announces Fall '22 / Winter '23 Season Featuring Alan Cumming in BURN & More

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the complete roster of unparalleled dance talent slated to showcase their artistry at The Joyce Theater during the Fall ‘22/Winter ‘23 season. Among the ranks of celebrated dance makers and award-winning companies is a refreshing combination of highly-anticipated return engagements and Joyce debuts.
The Joyce Theater Foundation Announces Fall '22/Winter '23 Season Featuring a Piece Performed by Alan Cumming & More

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the complete roster of unparalleled dance talent slated to showcase their artistry at The Joyce Theater during the Fall '22/Winter '23 season.
See Joshua Bell, Heidi Latsky Dance & More at Lincoln Center's SUMMER FOR THE CITY in August

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is presenting Summer for the City. The three-month initiative takes a new approach to LCPA’s summer season that activates the entire campus under one banner.
Eyal Vilner's New Record, 'The Jam!' Released Today and Album Release Concert Announced At Birdland Jazz Club

The Jam!, the latest sparkling release from the Eyal Vilner Big Band is out today. Multi-instrumentalist Vilner, founder and leader of one of New York's finest large ensembles, takes direct inspiration from New York's swing dance renaissance, presenting a selection of vibrantly swinging originals that further cement his status as an innovative voice on the modern day big band scene.
The National Arts Club EYE ON DANCE to Stream On Zoom, April 28

The National Arts Club will present the zoom presentation of EYE ON DANCE clips narrated by the archive's creator/producer/host Celia Ipiotis on Thursday, April 28 at 7:30pm.
Listen: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, Director/Choreographer Lorin Latarro

Today's episode features Lorin Latarro- the choreographer for Broadway’s MRS. DOUBTFIRE, ALMOST FAMOUS, The Public’s THE VISITOR, and Broadway bound THE OUTSIDERS and LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE. 
Latasha Barnes Presents THE JAZZ CONTINUUM On The Henry J. Leir Stage 

Internationally recognized Black American Social Dance Tradition-Bearer, LaTasha Barnes, presents The Jazz Continuum.
New York Nightlife Staple SWING46 Announces 12-Hour Telethon Fundraiser

A live-streamed fund-raising concert set for Sunday, March 14, will be raising urgently needed money for Times Square and New York big band venue SWING46 in hopes of helping it pull through the devastating lockdowns of the past year.
Progressive Theater Will Host The 1st Annual Black & Blue Fundraising Gala

On Friday, November 22nd, 2019, Progressive Theater in Maplewood, NJ will host the 1st Annual Black & Blue Fundraising Gala at The Woodland: Great Hall from 6:00pm to 11:00pm.
Full Lineup Of Lincoln Center Summer Events Announced!

Summer at Lincoln Center is a time-honored New York tradition, bringing people from all walks of life together to experience a multitude of music, dance, and drama across the entire campus.
Lincoln Center Reveals July Events, Including Mostly Mozart Festival and More

Lincoln Center has revealed its calendar of events for July, including the Mostly Mozart Festival lineup. Check out the full listings below:
Harlem Stage Announces 2018 Spring Season

Harlem Stage, the legendary uptown venue that for over 30 years has promoted the creative legacy of Harlem and artists of color from around the corner and across the globe, is proud to present its Spring 2018 season of performances. The season is curated by Monique Martin, newly appointed Director of Programming for Harlem Stage and features artists who #Disrupt, and take creative risk. They reflect the times via a range of artistic genres, offering audiences the chance to experience legendary performers and rising stars.
Midsummer Night Swing Week Three Kicks Off 7/5

Week Three of Midsummer Night Swing will have dance enthusiasts dancing cumbia, Lindy hop, tango, and the Charleston under the stars in Lincoln Center's open-air ballroom in Damrosch Park (West 62nd Street between Columbus & Amsterdam Avenues) from July 5 through July 9. Midsummer Night Swing brings together people of all ages, at every skill level, and from diverse backgrounds for 15 evenings of social dance with music played by acclaimed bands from across the country and around the world.
Grammy Award Winner Vince Giordano's Performance Schedule for June-July 2014

Below, find the performance schedule for Vince Giordano, Grammy Award Winner, and the Nighthawks.
Choreographer Ryan Francois Set for FRANKIE 100 at the Apollo Tonight

London-based choreographer and dancer Ryan Francois will appear at two New York City events celebrating the history of swing music and dancing -- and will inspire young people in Harlem to reclaim their swing dance heritage.
Choreographer Ryan Francois Set for Jazz at Lincoln Center Gala and FRANKIE 100 at the Apollo, 5/1 & 5/23

London-based choreographer and dancer Ryan Francois will appear at two New York City events celebrating the history of swing music and dancing -- and will inspire young people in Harlem to reclaim their swing dance heritage.

Frankie Manning FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has Frankie Manning been nominated for?

Frankie Manning was nominated for Best Choreography at the Tony Awards for the show Black and Blue.

What awards has Frankie Manning won?

Frankie Manning won the Best Choreography award at the Tony Awards for Black and Blue.

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