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Karole Armitage

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2017]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Choreographer
 
[US Tour, 2010]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2010]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Movement Director

Photos



Karole Armitage

From: 
Date:
05/06/2009


Karole Armitage, James Rado, Galt McDermot and Diane Paulus

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Date:
02/03/2009

 

Stage

Productions

[West End, 2017]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 2011]
Choreographer

[US Tour, 2010]
Choreographer

[West End, 2010]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 2009]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 2008]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Movement Director


Karole Armitage Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Choreography
Karole Armitage, Hair
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Choreography
Karole Armitage, Hair
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Choreography
Karole Armitage, Hair
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Choreography
Karole Armitage, Passing Strange

Karole Armitage News

Les Ballets De Monte-Carlo Brings Dazzling Production Of ROMEO AND JULIET To Segerstr Photo Les Ballets De Monte-Carlo Brings Dazzling Production Of ROMEO AND JULIET To Segerstrom Center
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 28, 2022

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents the dazzling Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo making its long-awaited return to the Center with Romeo and Juliet. Considered by many to be the iconic ballet of renowned choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot, Romeo and Juliet has been performed more than 250 times around the world, usually greeted with rousing standing ovations -- and has been added to the repertoire of seven major dance companies.

Karole Armitage To Present A PANDEMIC NOTEBOOK At New York Live Arts, March 16-19 Photo Karole Armitage To Present A PANDEMIC NOTEBOOK At New York Live Arts, March 16-19
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 28, 2022

Internationally acclaimed choreographer and ‚Äúpunk ballerina‚ÄĚ Karole Armitage presents A Pandemic Notebook, a collection of world premieres with her company Armitage Gone! Dance, March 16‚Äď19, at New York Live Arts.

Armitage Gone! Dance Presents A PANDEMIC NOTEBOOK at New York Live Arts, March 16- 19 Photo Armitage Gone! Dance Presents A PANDEMIC NOTEBOOK at New York Live Arts, March 16- 19
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 18, 2022

Internationally acclaimed choreographer and ‚Äúpunk ballerina‚ÄĚ Karole Armitage presents A Pandemic Notebook, a collection of world premieres with her company Armitage Gone! Dance, March 16‚Äď19, at New York Live Arts.

Birdland Announces November Programming Featuring Jason Kravits, Linda Purl with Bill Photo Birdland Announces November Programming Featuring Jason Kravits, Linda Purl with Billy Stritch Trio & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2021

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this November with a full slate of nightly performances!  At Birdland Jazz Club, catch Bill Charlap Duets with Houston Person, Jon Faddis, Chris Potter and Ron Carter, Peter Cincotti, Jihye Lee Big Band, The Hot Sardines, and more.

WOMEN / CREATE! Virtual Festival Of Dance On-Demand Extended Through May 31 Photo WOMEN / CREATE! Virtual Festival Of Dance On-Demand Extended Through May 31
by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2021

WOMEN / CREATE!, a virtual festival of dance, was presented on Thursday, May 20, 2021, livestreamed on Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo, and YouTube. The full program and post-show talkback is now available to view on-demand through Sunday, May 31.

Ballet Hisp√°nico Announces Linda Celeste Sims As Company's New Rehearsal Director Photo Ballet Hisp√°nico Announces Linda Celeste Sims As Company's New Rehearsal Director
by A.A. Cristi - May 17, 2021

Ballet Hisp√°nico, the nation's renowned Latinx dance organization recognized last year as one of America's Cultural Treasures, announces the appointment of Linda Celeste Sims as its new Rehearsal Director. Sims returns to the Company after beginning her dance journey as a student and Company dancer at Ballet Hisp√°nico. She steps into the new role following a 24-year accomplished career at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, in addition to recent remote teaching positions at Marymount College, Ailey Extension, as well as Ballet Hisp√°nico.

WOMEN / CREATE! A Virtual Festival Of Dance In Partnership With New York Live Arts Photo WOMEN / CREATE! A Virtual Festival Of Dance In Partnership With New York Live Arts
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 29, 2021

WOMEN / CREATE!, a virtual festival of dance, will be presented on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 7:30pm ET, livestreamed on Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo, and YouTube.

VIDEO: On This Day, March 31- HAIR Returns to Broadway! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, March 31- HAIR Returns to Broadway!
by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2021

After a smash-hit run at Central Park's Delacorte Theater, on this day in 2009, HAIR returned to Broadway for the first time in over 30 years.

National Sawdust's Digital Discovery Festival Presents Meredith Monk, Robert Wilson,  Photo National Sawdust's Digital Discovery Festival Presents Meredith Monk, Robert Wilson, Tyondai Braxton and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2020

With over sixty total events featuring more than 100 artists over a four month span, National Sawdust's ongoing Digital Discovery Festival is the rarest sort of story in NYC's post-COVID live music world: an unalloyed success.

Lyon Opera Ballet Will Present TROIS GRANDES FUGUES at The Joyce Photo Lyon Opera Ballet Will Present TROIS GRANDES FUGUES at The Joyce
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 3, 2020

The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) joins the worldwide celebration of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birthday with its presentation of Trois Grandes Fugues, featuring three interpretations of the composer's complex a?oeGrosse Fugea?? from a trio of trailblazing female choreographers a?" Lucinda Childs, Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker, and Maguy Marin a?" danced by Lyon Opera Ballet. The engagement will play The Joyce Theater from March 18-22. Tickets, ranging in price from $10-$55, can be purchased at www.Joyce.org, or by calling JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at West 19th Street. For more information, please visit www.Joyce.org.

Karole Armitage Videos

VIDEO: On This Day, March 31- Tune In, Turn On, Drop Out: HAIR Returns to Broadway!
by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2017

After a smash-hit run at Central Park's Delacorte Theater, HAIR returned to Broadway for the first time in over 30 years. The story of a group of young Americans searching for love and peace during the Vietnam era, HAIR is a timeless portrait of a movement that changed the world. Its groundbreaking rock score paved the way for some of the greatest musicals of our time. Now, the 'Age of Aquarius' dawns again in this jubilant new production directed by Diane Paulus, with choreography by Karole Armitage. HAIR features a book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, and music by Galt MacDermot.

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal with A DANCER'S DREAM
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2013

Choreographer Karole Armitage and director/designer Doug Fitch work with Sara Mearns, Amar Ramasar, Matt Acheson, William da Silva, and Abbey Roesner to bring the stories of Stravinsky's 'Petrushka' and 'The Fairy's Kiss' to life in rehearsal for 'A Dancer's Dream'. Click below for a sneak peek at the show in rehearsal!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at New York Phil's A DANCER'S DREAM: Two Works by Stravinsky, 6/27
by Stage Tube - Jun 17, 2013

The New York Philharmonic presents A DANCER'S DREAM: Two Works by Stravinsky, June 27, 2013 at 7:30pm. Check out the videos below!

STAGE TUBE: Backstage with the Cast of Yale Rep's MARIE ANTOINETTE - Marin Ireland and More!
by Stage Tube - Oct 31, 2012

Yale Repertory Theatre, in a co-production with American Repertory Theater, presents the world premiere of Marie Antoinette by David Adjmi, directed by Rebecca Taichman. Marie Antoinette will be performed at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) now through November 17. Opening Night is tomorrow, Thursday, November 1. Check out a video with backstage interviews with the cast and creative team below!

STAGE TUBE: HAIR Featured on CURTAIN UP!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 29, 2011

Watch a behind-the-scenes look at Broadway's HAIR. PIX 11 (WPIX-TV, Channel 11)'s Laurie Dhue recently went backstage for their 'Curtain Up' Broadway Week series to talk with Paris Remillard who stars as Claude. Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: Isabel Bayrakdarian Becomes 'The Cunning Little Vixen' for NY Philharmonic!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2011

The New York Philharmonic offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse of soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian (Vixen Sharp Ears) as she tries on her costume, designed by director Doug Fitch, and has her first movement session with Mr. Fitch and Bennyroyce, assistant to choreographer Karole Armitage.

STAGE TUBE: Diana DeGarmo Performs on CBS's The Early Show!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 1, 2010

On Sunday, May 30, HAIR's Diana DeGarmo performed live on the CBS Early Show and chatted about the show as part of the 'Backstage Live' segment. Click below to watch her belt out 'I Believe in Love,' 'Easy to Be Hard' and other tunes!

STAGE TUBE: Diana DeGarmo Talks HAIR on CBS
by Robert Diamond - May 30, 2010

HAIR's Diana DeGarmo sat down on CBS' The Early Show in their 'Backstage Live' segment to chat all about HAIR!

BWW TV: Opening Night of HAIR in London!
by Robert Diamond - Apr 19, 2010

Last week, on April 13, HAIR opened at the Gielgud Theatre in London's West End. BroadwayWorld is very excited to bring you footage from opening night with the cast, special guests and lots more!

STAGE TUBE: Bloomberg, Snooki, 'The Situation' on Stage with HAIR Tribe at Inner Circle Benefit
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 29, 2010

New York City saw a different side of its typically conservative Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, when he donned extensions and hippie garb on stage with Broadway's cast of Hair at the Inner Circle fundraiser dinner on Saturday, March 27, 2010 at The Hilton Hotel. Also joining the cast on stage in celebration were Jersey Shore cast members Snooki and Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino. Watch the clips of the performances below!


Karole Armitage Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Karole Armitage been nominated for?
Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Hair , Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Hair Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Hair and Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Passing Strange .