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Michael Smuin

Date of Death: April 23, 2007

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Michael Smuin STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1962
Dancer

Newsboy

Michael Smuin Productions

 
[West End, 1995]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1990]
Director/Choreographer
Choreographer
Director
 
[West End, 1989]
Choreographer
 
[US Tour, 1988]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1988]
Choreographer
Director
 
[Broadway, 1987]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1981]
Choreographer
Director
 
[US Tour, 1971]
Choreographer

Michael Smuin Awards and Nominations


winner
Tony Awards - 1988 - Best Choreography

Michael Smuin, Anything Goes


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 1987 - Outstanding Choreography

Michael Smuin, Anything Goes


winner
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1981 - Best Choreography

Michael Smuin, Sophisticated Ladies

Tony Awards - 1981 - Best Choreography

Michael Smuin, Sophisticated Ladies

Tony Awards - 1981 - Best Direction of a Musical

Michael Smuin, Sophisticated Ladies

Michael Smuin News


Smuin Contemporary Ballet Returns To The Joyce Theater

San Francisco’s Smuin Contemporary Ballet will celebrate its 30th Anniversary with a return to The Joyce Theater from July 9 through July 14, 2024.
Cellist John-Henry Crawford to Release New Album Of Dvořák & Tchaikovsky With San Francisco Ballet Orchestra

Cellist John-Henry Crawford has released a new album featuring works by Dvořák and Tchaikovsky, performed with the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra under the direction of Martin West.
Interview: Mengjun Chen & Tess Lane of Smuin Contemporary Ballet in Celebration of AAPI Heritage Month

In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Broadway World checks in with Smuin Contemporary Ballet's Mengjun Chen and Tess Lane.
Two Premieres and More Set For Smuin's 2024-25 Season

Smuin Contemporary Ballet has announced the lineup for its 31st season, co-curated by departing Smuin Artistic Director Celia Fushille in concert with incoming Artistic Director Amy Seiwert, who will take the helm in July. Learn more about the lineup here!
Elvis-inspired World Premiere By Annabelle Lopez Ochoa to Headline Smuin's 30th Season Finale

Smuin's 30th season will end with a unique Elvis-inspired world premiere by renowned choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets!
Photos: Go Inside Smuin Contemporary Ballet's Annual Gala

Arts, community, and civic leaders came together to celebrate Smuin Contemporary Ballet at its Annual Gala, hosted by co-chairs John Konstin and Lee D. Baxter along with Smuin’s Board of Trustees and Friends of Smuin committee. Check out photos from inside the special event.
FUNNY GIRL & More Lead San Francisco / Bay Area's Spring 2024 Top Theatre Shows

The San Francisco / Bay Area is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Selections for March 2024 include Funny Girl and more.
Smuin Gala Celebrates 30th Anniversary, Honors Artistic Director Celia Fushille March 3

Smuin Contemporary Ballet celebrates its 30th anniversary season with Smuin's Annual Gala, hosted by co-chairs John Konstin and Lee D. Baxter along with Smuin's Board of Trustees and Friends of Smuin host committee.
Smuin Contemporary Ballet Celebrates 30th Anniversary With CELEBRATING MICHAEL SMUIN

Smuin Contemporary Ballet celebrates its 30th anniversary with Celebrating Michael Smuin, a special added program honoring its dynamic late founder.
Smuin Honors Founder With Sinatra And Zorro Ballets In CELEBRATING MICHAEL SMUIN Ar Blue Shield of California Theater at YBCA, February 29 �" March 3

Smuin Ballet celebrates founder Michael Smuin with a special program featuring the ballets 'Zorro!' and Sinatra tribute. Don't miss this one-week only event from Feb. 29 - Mar. 3 at the Blue Shield of California Theater at YBCA.
Smuin Contemporary Ballet to Celebrate 30th Anniversary Season With Smuin's Annual Gala

Smuin Contemporary Ballet will celebrate its 30th anniversary season with Smuin’s Annual Gala, hosted by co-chairs John Konstin and Lee D. Baxter along with Smuin’s Board of Trustees and Friends of Smuin host committee.
The Joyce Theater Foundation Unveils Spring/Summer '24 Season Featuring New York and World Premieres

The Joyce Theater Foundation has revealed the complete calendar of performances from renowned U.S. and international dance companies slated for The Joyce Theater’s Spring/Summer ‘24 season.
Smuin Contemporary Ballet to Launch Free Weekly Dance Classes for Children Ages 6-9

Discover Smuin Contemporary Ballet's new initiative, Confidance! Free weekly dance classes designed for children ages 6-9. Enroll now at [Location] and let your child explore the joy of dance. Classes start on [Date], so don't miss out on this exciting opportunity!
Smuin to Kick Off 30th Season With SALSA 'TIL DAWN Premiere, Johnny Cash Ballet & More

Get ready for a thrilling start to Smuin's 30th season! Experience the vibrant premiere of 'Salsa 'Til Dawn' and a mesmerizing Johnny Cash ballet. Join in the celebrations and be part of Smuin's anniversary extravaganza. Don't miss out on this incredible lineup of performances.
Celia Fushille to Step Down as Artistic Director of Smuin Dance Company in June 2024; Amy Seiwert to Assume Role

Celia Fushille will depart her role as Artistic Director of Smuin Dance Company in June 2024. Amy Seiwert has been named as her successor. Learn about the planned leadership transition and what it means for the future of Smuin Dance Company.
Smuin Kicks Off 30th Season With World Premiere By Darrell Grand Moultrie, Johnny Cash Ballet, More

Celebrating three decades of bringing innovative dance to the Bay Area, Smuin will kick off its 30th season with a World Premiere by one of America's most sought-after choreographers, Darrell Grand Moultrie, set to music by Grammy, Emmy, and Golden Globe Award winning composer Charles Fox.
American Repertory Ballet Presents PREMIERE3 At The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, June 10-11

Tripling down on its commitment to dynamic new work, American Repertory Ballet (ARB) returns to the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center June 10-11 with Premiere3, an evocative and intriguing triple bill. The program features world premieres by acclaimed choreographers Ethan Stiefel and Amy Seiwert, and the company premiere of the Arthur Mitchell classic, Holberg Suite. 
GREAT COMET & More Lead San Francisco's May 2023 Top Picks

San Francisco / Bay Area is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Our top picks for May 2023 include Great Comet and more!
World Premieres & More to be Featured in Smuin Contemporary Ballet 2023/24 Season

Marking three decades at the forefront of innovative dance, Smuin Contemporary Ballet has announced a sensational lineup for its 30th anniversary season.
Amy Seiwert to Join Smuin Ballet as New Associate Artistic Director

San Francisco-based Smuin Contemporary Ballet, poised to celebrate its 30th Anniversary, has announced that Amy Seiwert will be joining leadership of the company next season as Associate Artistic Director.

Michael Smuin FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Michael Smuin been in?

Michael Smuin has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Michael Smuin been in?

Michael Smuin has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Michael Smuin been nominated for?

Michael Smuin has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for Best Choreography at the Tony Awards for his work on "Anything Goes" and "Sophisticated Ladies." He also received a nomination for Outstanding Choreography at the Drama Desk Awards for "Anything Goes." In addition, Smuin was nominated for Best Choreography at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Sophisticated Ladies." Finally, he received a nomination for Best Direction of a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Sophisticated Ladies."

What awards has Michael Smuin won?

Michael Smuin has won several awards for his choreography. He received the Best Choreography award at the Tony Awards for his work on "Anything Goes." He also won the Outstanding Choreography award at the Drama Desk Awards for the same show. Additionally, Smuin was honored with the Best Choreography award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for his work on "Sophisticated Ladies."

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