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Spencer Liff

 

Stage Credits

  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Production, 2016
Larry
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Ensemble [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2008
Horse
Nugget (Standby)
Young Horseman (Standby)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Ensemble
  [New York]
Workshop, 2007
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1996
Big Kid
Skatephone
Young Josh (Understudy)

Productions

 
[Washington, DC (Regional), 2019]
Choreographer
 
[US Tour, 2019]
Choreography
 
[Washington, DC (Regional), 2018]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2018]
Choreographer
 
[San Francisco (Regional), 2018]
Musical Staging and Choreography
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Choreographer
 
[US Tour, 0]
Musical Staging
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Dance Captain
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Assistant Choreographer
Dance Captain

Photos

Annette Tanner Spencer Liff and Kelly Le Vine Photo

Annette Tanner Spencer Liff and Kelly Le Vine

From: 
Date:
12/02/2019
Broadway Dreams Faculty Quentin Earl Darrington, Ari Groover, Matthew Scott, Spencer  Photo

Broadway Dreams Faculty Quentin Earl Darrington, Ari Groover, Matthew Scott, Spencer Liff, Victor Jackson, and Alex Newell with Atlanta Students Nominated to Appear in Broadway Dreams Fall NYC Showcase

From: 
Date:
06/13/2019
Sara King, Kimberly Immanuel, Michael Starr, and Brandon Burks with Director Spencer  Photo

Sara King, Kimberly Immanuel, Michael Starr, and Brandon Burks with Director Spencer Liff

From: 
Date:
04/24/2019
Associate Director Cynthia Ferrer and Director Spencer Liff Photo

Associate Director Cynthia Ferrer and Director Spencer Liff

From: 
Date:
04/24/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Production, 2016
Larry

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Ensemble [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2008
Horse

Nugget (Standby)

Young Horseman (Standby)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Ensemble

  [New York]
Workshop, 2007
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1996
Big Kid

Skatephone

Young Josh (Understudy)

Productions

[Washington, DC (Regional), 2019]
Choreographer

[US Tour, 2019]
Choreography

[Washington, DC (Regional), 2018]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 2018]
Choreographer

[San Francisco (Regional), 2018]
Musical Staging and Choreography

[Broadway, 2016]
Choreographer

[US Tour, 0]
Musical Staging

[Broadway, 2015]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 2014]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 2008]
Dance Captain

[Broadway, 2008]
Assistant Choreographer

Dance Captain


Spencer Liff Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Choreography
Spencer Liff, Spring Awakening
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Choreography
Spencer Liff, Spring Awakening

Spencer Liff News

BWW Interview: Drag Icons Take Center Stage with DRAG: THE MUSICAL Photo BWW Interview: Drag Icons Take Center Stage with DRAG: THE MUSICAL
by Nicole Rosky - May 13, 2022

The worlds of drag and Broadway are about to collide in a major way with Drag: The Musical- a full-length, herstory-making show from the minds of songwriters Tomas Costanza, Ashley Gordon, and drag superstar Alaska ThunderF. Today, the studio cast recording was released in advance of several forthcoming live event workshops this June at The Bourbon Room in Los Angeles. 

New Musical TINSELTOWN TIPTOE To Get Los Angles Staged Reading Photo New Musical TINSELTOWN TIPTOE To Get Los Angles Staged Reading
by A.A. Cristi - May 6, 2022

Producer Christine Russell (Head Over Heels, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) will present a private staged industry reading of the new musical TINSELTOWN TIPTOE on Friday, May 20th in Los Angeles.

Alaska Thunderf*ck Announces 'DRAG: The Musical (The Studio Recording)' Photo Alaska Thunderf*ck Announces 'DRAG: The Musical (The Studio Recording)'
by Michael Major - Apr 12, 2022

A touch of ‚ÄúKinky Boots‚ÄĚ with a dash of ‚ÄúLa Cage aux Folles‚ÄĚ and a sprinkle of ‚ÄúThe Rocky Horror Picture Show,‚ÄĚ the original album ‚ÄúDRAG: The Musical (The Studio Recording)‚ÄĚ features Alaska, Nick Adams, Michelle Visage, Max von Essen, Bob The Drag Queen, Peppermint, Fortune Feimster, Margaret Cho, Ginger Minj, and more.

Mimi Scardulla and Dr. Joy Cox to Speak At Broadway Body Positivity Project Photo Mimi Scardulla and Dr. Joy Cox to Speak At Broadway Body Positivity Project
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 29, 2021

The Broadway Body Positivity Project partnered with the Upper East Side Athleta in their Speaker Series that addressed diversity and inclusivity on the Broadway Stage. The event featured stories of resilience from Stephanie Lexis, founder of BBPP, Dr. Joy Cox from Jabbieapp and MiMi Scardulla of the Broadway Dance Center. 

Wake Up With BWW 10/22: Betty Buckley Speaks Out Against Trump Using 'Memory' at Rall Photo Wake Up With BWW 10/22: Betty Buckley Speaks Out Against Trump Using 'Memory' at Rallies, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 22, 2020

Today's top stories: watch Broadway For Biden's In Our America: A Concert for the Soul of the Nation, Betty Buckley speaks out against Trump using 'Memory' at rallies once again, and more!

VIDEO: On This Day, September 27- Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING Opens on Broadway! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, September 27- Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING Opens on Broadway!
by Stage Tube - Sep 27, 2020

Today we celebrate the breathtaking Deaf West revival of Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater's adolescent rock musical, Spring Awakening, which opened on Broadway on this day in 2015.

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.

BWW Prompts: Which Show Has the Most Thrilling Choreography? Photo BWW Prompts: Which Show Has the Most Thrilling Choreography?
by BWW Prompts - Jun 1, 2020

We want to hear from you! We're starting #BwayWorldPrompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater conversation.

VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'The Bitch of Living' From SPRING AWAKENIN Photo VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'The Bitch of Living' From SPRING AWAKENING
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 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! In the spirit of celebrating theater and providing motivation to get up and get shakin', we're taking a look back and paying tribute to some of the greatest dance numbers in musical theater history!

WATCH: THE WEDDING SINGER Reunion Concert on #54BelowAtHome at 6:30pm! Photo WATCH: THE WEDDING SINGER Reunion Concert on #54BelowAtHome at 6:30pm!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - May 11, 2020

Feinstein's/54 Below continues their #54BelowAtHome series tonight with The Wedding Singer Reunion Concert!

Spencer Liff Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of FOOTLOOSE at the Kennedy Center Perform 'Holding Out For a H VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of FOOTLOOSE at the Kennedy Center Perform 'Holding Out For a Hero'
by Stage Tube - Oct 14, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage presents Footloose, the explosive Broadway musical set to the rockin' rhythm of the film's Oscar¬ģ and Grammy¬ģ-nominated Top 40 score and augmented with dynamic new Tony¬ģ-nominated songs for the stage musical. Get a first look at the cast performing 'Holding Out For a Hero'

BWW TV: J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Judy Kuhn, Rebecca Luker & More Get Rea VideoBWW TV: J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Judy Kuhn, Rebecca Luker & More Get Ready to Cut Loose for Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE!
by TV - Press Previews - Sep 27, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon presents the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose. The cast is led by J. Quinton Johnson (Choir Boy, Hamilton, Broadway Center Stage: In the Heights) as Ren McCormack, Judy Kuhn (Fun Home, Les Misérables) as Ethel McCormack, Isabelle McCalla (The Prom, Aladdin) as Ariel Moore, Michael Park (Dear Evan Hansen) as Reverend Shaw Moore, and three-time Tony Award nominee Rebecca Luker as Vi Moore (Mary Poppins, the Kennedy Center's Little Dancer). They are joined by Joshua Logan Alexander as Chuck, Peter McPoland as Willard Hewitt, Tony Award nominee Michael Mulheren (Kiss Me, Kate; Bright Star) as Coach Dunbar, Lena Owens as Wendy Jo, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz (Spamilton) as Rusty, and Rema Webb (The Color Purple, Violet) as Lulu Warnicker/Eleanor Dunbar/Betty Blast, Grace Slear and Urleen, with Brandon Burks, Claire Crause, Michele Lee, Jess LeProtto, Gregory Liles, Nick Martinez, Maximilian Sangerman, Jonathan Savage, Bethany Tesarck, Tiernan Tunnicliffe, and Jamar Williams.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At La Mirada's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At La Mirada's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
by Alan Henry - Apr 25, 2019

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, based on the greatest movie musical of all time with screenplay by Betty Comden & Adolph Green and songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed. The fresh new production will be directed & choreographed by Spencer Liff (Emmy nominee for TV's 'So You Think You Can Dance' and Broadway's Head Over Heels, Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Falsettos), associate director is Cynthia Ferrer (original 'Kathy Selden' in the first National Tour of Singin' in the Rain) with musical direction by Keith Harrison. SINGIN' IN THE RAIN will preview on Friday, April 19, 2019 (with a press opening on Saturday, April 20 at 8pm) and run through Sunday, May 12, 2019 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. Preceding, it will perform Friday, April 12 through Sunday, April 14 at the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts (The Soraya), 18111 Nordhoff Street, in Northridge.

VIDEO: Spencer Liff Talks SINGIN' IN THE RAIN At The Soraya VideoVIDEO: Spencer Liff Talks SINGIN' IN THE RAIN At The Soraya
by Alan Henry - Apr 10, 2019

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment (celebrating its 25th Silver Anniversary at the theatre) are thrilled to present SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, based on the greatest movie musical of all time with screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed. The fresh new production will be directed & choreographed by Spencer Liff (Emmy nominee for TV's So You Think You Can Dance and Broadway's Head Over Heels, Hedwig and the Angry Inch & Falsettos). The Associate Director is Cynthia Ferrer (original Kathy Selden in first National Tour of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN) with musical direction by Keith Harrison.

VIDEO: Eden Espinosa Talks Playing Trina on the FALSETTOS Tour VideoVIDEO: Eden Espinosa Talks Playing Trina on the FALSETTOS Tour
by Stage Tube - Jan 25, 2019

The North American Tour of Falsettos is getting ready to kick off. Hear what Eden Espinosa has to say about taking on the role of Trina!

VIDEO: HEAD OVER HEELS Performs at the Parade VideoVIDEO: HEAD OVER HEELS Performs at the Parade
by Robert Diamond - Nov 22, 2018

The cast of Head Over Heels brought their beat to the 2018 Thanksgiving Day Parade on CBS!

VIDEO: Alan Menken Visits Kennedy Center's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS VideoVIDEO: Alan Menken Visits Kennedy Center's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Stage Tube - Oct 28, 2018

At a recent performance of Little Shop of Horrors at the Kennedy Center, composer Alan Menken stopped by! He took to the stage to say a few words to the cast, and you can watch his whole speech in the video below.

VIDEO: HEAD OVER HEELS Celebrates National Coming Out Day VideoVIDEO: HEAD OVER HEELS Celebrates National Coming Out Day
by Stage Tube - Oct 12, 2018

The cast of Broadway's Head Over Heels is celebrating National Coming Out Day with some words of wisdom, hope. and pride. Check out the talented troupe below spreading the love for National Coming Out Day!

BWW TV: Head Down to Skid Row and Catch a Sneak Peek of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS with M VideoBWW TV: Head Down to Skid Row and Catch a Sneak Peek of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS with Megan Hilty, Josh Radnor & More!
by TV - Press Previews - Oct 11, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will continue its Broadway Center Stage series with Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's Little Shop of Horrors, helmed by director Mark Brokaw. The production will run Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - Sunday, October 28, 2018.

VIDEO: On This Day, September 27- Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING Opens on Broadway! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, September 27- Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING Opens on Broadway!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 27, 2018

Today we celebrate the breathtaking Deaf West revival of Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater's adolescent rock musical, Spring Awakening, which opened on Broadway on this day in 2015.


Spencer Liff Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Spencer Liff been in?
Spencer Liff has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Spencer Liff been in?
Spencer Liff has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Spencer Liff been nominated for?
Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Spring Awakening and Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Spring Awakening .