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Robert Alton

Also Credited As: Robert Alton
 
Robert Alton Headshot
Date of Birth: January 28, 1906
Date of Death: June 12, 1957 (51)

Birth Place: Bennington, VT, USA
 

Robert Alton Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1956 - Best Choreography
Robert Alton, The Vamp
 
Tony Awards - 1952 - Best Choreography Gold Star
Robert Alton, Pal Joey

Robert Alton News

The 15 Most Iconic Broadway Dances Through the Decades Photo The 15 Most Iconic Broadway Dances Through the Decades
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 17, 2020

Tune in tonight (September 17) and tomorrow (September 18) at 8pm ET to find out which contestants made the Next On Stage: Dance Edition Top 8! In the meantime, we're celebrating musical theatre dancing with just a few of the most iconic Broadway dances from decades past.

Caitlin Kinnunen, Daisy Eagan, Jeremy O. Harris and More Will Podcast for Pride This  Photo Caitlin Kinnunen, Daisy Eagan, Jeremy O. Harris and More Will Podcast for Pride This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2020

The Broadway Podcast network will celebrate Pride month with a special section of the website highlighting a variety of programming to mark the occasion.

VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'Anything Goes' From ANYTHING GOES Photo VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'Anything Goes' From ANYTHING GOES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2020

In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can!

Sunday Special: Celebrating Broadway's High-Stepping Dance Musicals
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 12, 2014

In celebration of this season's ON THE TOWN, we've collected 10 of our favorite dance musicals. From classics like ANYTHING GOES, 42ND STREET, A CHORUS LINE and WEST SIDE STORY to modern marvels such as NEWSIES and STRICTLY BALLROOM, the way choreography is used to tell a story continues to evolve and inspire.

Charles Weidman - Who?
by Barnett Serchuk - Dec 31, 2012

Since December 28th was my birthday I looked around for something interesting to write about. And I did. But it happened on December 27, the same day Show Boat opened. But Show Boat opened in 1927 and this one in 1944. It was a musical titled Sing Out Sweet Land. What? Yes, I know that no one remembers it, let alone hearing about it), but after looking at some very impressive credits I saw that Charles Weidman had choreographed the production.

All Shook Up: Pal Elvis?
by Michael Dale - Apr 6, 2005

The new Elvis show might be the best jukebox musical ever produced on Broadway. But is that enough?


Robert Alton Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Robert Alton been nominated for?
Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for The Vamp and Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Pal Joey .

What awards has Robert Alton won?
Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Pal Joey.