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Savion Glover

 
Date of Birth: November 19, 1973 (48)

Birth Place: USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1996
'da Beat
Lil' Dahlin'
da Beat
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1995
'da Beat
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Young Jelly
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Younger Generation
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Willie Sheridan [Replacement]
Willie [Replacement]

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1996]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1995]
Choreographer

Writing

Source Material

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Performer [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1996
'da Beat

Lil' Dahlin'

da Beat

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1995
'da Beat

Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Young Jelly

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Younger Generation

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Willie Sheridan [Replacement]

Willie [Replacement]

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director

Choreographer

[Broadway, 2016]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1996]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 1995]
Choreographer

Writing
Source Material

Savion Glover Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Choreographer
Savion Glover, Shuffle Along
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Choreography Gold Star
Savion Glover, Shuffle Along
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Choreography
Savion Glover, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
 
Olivier Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Achievement In Dance
Savion GloverSavion Glover’s Bare Soundz
 
Olivier Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Achievement in Dance
Savion GloverLive For London
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Actor - Musical
Savion Glover, Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Choreography Gold Star
Savion Glover, Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1996 - Best Choreography Gold Star
Savion Glover, Bring in 'da Noise/Bring in 'da Funk
 
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Choreography Gold Star
Savion Glover , Bring in 'da Noise/Bring in 'da Funk
 
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Savion Glover, Bring in 'da Noise/Bring in 'da Funk
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1992 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical
Savion Glover , Jelly's Last Jam
 
Tony Awards - 1989 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Gold Star
Savion Glover , Black and Blue

Savion Glover News

BAM to Present Fall Concert Series at Fort Greene Park Featuring Chief Adjuah, Taylor Photo BAM to Present Fall Concert Series at Fort Greene Park Featuring Chief Adjuah, Taylor McFerrin and Friends & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2022

BAM Live at Fort Greene Park, is a free concert series that brings Brooklyn residents together for live outdoor music and performances. Produced by Danny Kapilian, this year's concerts will take place over two weekends‚ÄĒSaturdays and Sundays, October 1 & 2 and October 8 & 9.

BAM/Announces Fall Concert Series At Fort Greene Park Photo BAM/Announces Fall Concert Series At Fort Greene Park
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2022

BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) has announced the lineup for BAM Live at Fort Greene Park, its free concert series that brings Brooklyn residents together for live outdoor music and performances.

Theater Resources Unlimited Virtual Audition Technique And Protocol Workshops Plus Ev Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Virtual Audition Technique And Protocol Workshops Plus Event Q&A In Preparation For The TRU Audition
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 6, 2022

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces two virtual Audition Technique and Protocol Workshops, which will be presented by longtime casting director Jamibeth Margolis on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 from 7pm-9pm and by agent Valerie Adami and casting director Bob Kale on Thursday, September 8, 2022 from 7pm-9pm over Zoom.

PIAZZOLLA 100: Cuartetango Music & Dance Performs Under Manhattan's Spectacular Skyli Photo PIAZZOLLA 100: Cuartetango Music & Dance Performs Under Manhattan's Spectacular Skyline
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 2, 2022

Leonardo Suarez Paz presents PIAZZOLLA 100: Cuartetango Music & Dance on September 18, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island, NY.

Fall Opportunities Abound For Area Youth At Centenary Stage Company Photo Fall Opportunities Abound For Area Youth At Centenary Stage Company
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2022

The deadline to apply for the 2022 Fall Session of Centenary Stage Company's Young Performer's Workshop is September 9 and the program will run from September 10 through December 18.

Tony Winners Dee Dee Bridgewater and Savion Glover Debut New Collaboration in at NJPA Photo Tony Winners Dee Dee Bridgewater and Savion Glover Debut New Collaboration in at NJPAC November
by Stephi Wild - Aug 23, 2022

Icons Dee Dee Bridgewater and Savion Glover come together in both solo sets and together for an evening of jazz, dance, and improvisation like you’ve never seen before. Over the course of a multifaceted career spanning four decades, Grammy and Tony Award-winning jazz giant Dee Dee Bridgewater has ascended to the upper echelon of vocalists, putting her unique spin on standards, as well as taking intrepid leaps of faith in re-envisioning jazz classics.

Applications for Centenary Theatre Company's Young Performers Workshop Being Accepted Photo Applications for Centenary Theatre Company's Young Performers Workshop Being Accepted Through September 9
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 22, 2022

The deadline to apply for the 2022 Fall Session of Centenary Stage Company's Young Performer's Workshop is September 9 and the program will run from September 10 through December 18.

TRU to Present 'Meet The Coaches' Workshop To Prepare Actors For TRU Virtual Audition Photo TRU to Present 'Meet The Coaches' Workshop To Prepare Actors For TRU Virtual Audition And All Auditions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2022

Theater Resources Unlimited will present Meet the Coaches, during which actors can meet more than 10 monologue and music coaches, plus accompanists, who will share their methods and then meet individuals in breakout rooms.

NJPAC Announces 2022-23 Season of Dance Including Premieres, Company Anniversaries, a Photo NJPAC Announces 2022-23 Season of Dance Including Premieres, Company Anniversaries, and Jazz Collaborations
by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2022

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) announced its upcoming 2022-23 season of dance including several anniversary celebrations and world premieres. The fall season begins with two shows melding dance and jazz music: famed Newark-born tap artist and dancemaker Savion Glover collaborates with jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater (Nov 12)  followed by new works by New Jersey-based Carolyn Dorfman Dance featuring a live performance by renowned jazz violinist Regina Carter (Nov 16).

New York Festival Of Song Opens 35th Season With HEROES At Kaufman Music Center, Sept Photo New York Festival Of Song Opens 35th Season With HEROES At Kaufman Music Center, September 28
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 17, 2022

New York Festival of Song (NYFOS), led by Artistic Director Steven Blier, opens its 2022-23 Mainstage Series with HEROES on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 8:00pm at Merkin Hall, co-presented by Kaufman Music Center.

Savion Glover Videos

VIDEO: Amber Iman Performs at the Broadway Theatre For NY PopsUp VideoVIDEO: Amber Iman Performs at the Broadway Theatre For NY PopsUp
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 12, 2021

This weekend, NY PopsUp returned to Broadway with another performance, this time from Amber Iman.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Savion Glover-Helmed DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE at E VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from Savion Glover-Helmed DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE at Encores! Off-Center
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 25, 2018

Encores! Off-Center will close out its 2018 season this week (July 25 - 28) at New York City Center with Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope, starring Rheaume Crenshaw, Dayna Dantzler, Aisha de Haas, James T. Lane, and Wayne Pretlow. The ensemble includes Alexandria Bradley, Marshall L. Davis Jr., CK Edwards, Jeffry Foote, Shonica Gooden, Nina Hudson, Marla McReynolds, and Amber Barbee Pickens.

BWW TV: Savion Glover & Company Get Ready to Close Out Encores! Off-Center Season wit VideoBWW TV: Savion Glover & Company Get Ready to Close Out Encores! Off-Center Season with DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE
by TV - Press Previews - Jul 17, 2018

Encores! Off-Center will close out its 2018 season at New York City Center with Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope, starring Rheaume Crenshaw, Dayna Dantzler, Aisha de Haas, James T. Lane, and Wayne Pretlow. The ensemble includes Alexandria Bradley, Marshall L. Davis Jr., CK Edwards, Jeffry Foote, Shonica Gooden, Nina Hudson, Marla McReynolds, and Amber Barbee Pickens.

VIDEO: George C. Wolfe Talks THE ICEMAN COMETH on Icons and Innovators Series VideoVIDEO: George C. Wolfe Talks THE ICEMAN COMETH on Icons and Innovators Series
by Stage Tube - Jun 30, 2018

On June 21, Susan Fales-Hill sat down for an intimate conversation with George C. Wolfe, the award-winning director and playwright who returned to Broadway this year with the new production of The Iceman Cometh.

The Neon Lights Are Bright on Audra McDonald Way! Broadway Star Honored by the City o VideoThe Neon Lights Are Bright on Audra McDonald Way! Broadway Star Honored by the City of Fresno
by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2018

Audra McDonald has 'no words' for the latest in a long line of honors for the record-breaking Tony winner. This week, the city of Fresno honored the stage icon with her very own street naming ceremony! Check out the unveiling below!

VIDEO: 30 Days of Tony! Day 14- George C. Wolfe Secures the Broadway Legacy of SHUFFL VideoVIDEO: 30 Days of Tony! Day 14- George C. Wolfe Secures the Broadway Legacy of SHUFFLE ALONG
by Stage Tube - May 25, 2018

On Day 14 of 30 Days of Tony, we celebrate another Best Direction of A Play nominee, legendary artist George C. Wolfe.

BWW Feature: Swedish Gun Factory Defies Description VideoBWW Feature: Swedish Gun Factory Defies Description
by Caroline Sposto - Mar 7, 2018

SWEDISH GUN FACTORY is captivating audiences on both sides of the Atlantic. Explaining that this duo tap dances and plays musical instruments, is like describing Cirque du Soleil as an acrobatic troupe. True by definition, but the performance is beyond words.

BWW Exclusively Premieres Clip from STEP UP: HIGH WATER ft. Savion Glover VideoBWW Exclusively Premieres Clip from STEP UP: HIGH WATER ft. Savion Glover
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 19, 2018

Today, BWW exclusively premieres a clip from STEP UP: HIGH WATER, featuring international tap sensation and Broadway veteran Savion Glover teaching a class to series regulars Tal (Petrice Jones) and Poppy (Kendra Oyesanya).

STAGE TUBE: Jason Robert Brown Shares THE LAST FIVE YEARS Orchestra Rehearsal Video
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2016

It just might be the most anticipated concert event of the year; the tickets for Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo and two-time Tony Nominee Joshua Henry's one-night-only performance of The Last Five Years sold out in less than an hour on the first day of the evening's pre-sale. With the concert, which will be performed at Town Hall, only two days away, the entire team is hard at work perfecting the piece before sharing it with the lucky few who nabbed tickets. This afternoon, Jason Robert Brown, the composer of The Last Five Years, took to Facebook to share a sneak peak of one of the orchestra's final rehearsals before the big night. Check it out below!

VIDEO: The Cast of SHUFFLE ALONG Performs on the TONY AWARDS
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 12, 2016

The cast of SHUFFLE ALONG performed a rousing number from the Tony nominated musical. Watch the clip below!


Savion Glover Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Savion Glover been in?
Savion Glover has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Savion Glover been in?
Savion Glover has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Savion Glover been nominated for?
Outstanding Choreographer (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Shuffle Along , Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Shuffle Along , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed , Outstanding Achievement In Dance (Olivier Awards) for Savion Glover’s Bare Soundz , Outstanding Achievement in Dance (Olivier Awards) for Live For London , Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk , Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk , Best Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Bring in 'da Noise/Bring in 'da Funk , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Bring in 'da Noise/Bring in 'da Funk , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Bring in 'da Noise/Bring in 'da Funk Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Jelly's Last Jam and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Black and Blue .

What awards has Savion Glover won?
Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Shuffle Along, Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk, Best Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Bring in 'da Noise/Bring in 'da Funk Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Bring in 'da Noise/Bring in 'da Funkand Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Black and Blue.

How many shows has Savion Glover written?
Savion Glover has written 1 shows including Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk (Source Material).