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Twyla Tharp

 
Date of Birth: July 01, 1941 (80)

Birth Place: Portland, IN, USA

Bio:
Twyla Tharp is an American born artist. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[US Tour, 2011]
Choreographer
Director
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Choreographer
Director
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Choreographer
Director
 
[West End, 2006]
Director/Choreographer
 
[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2006]
Director/Choreographer
 
[Regional (US), 2005] [Replacement]
Director/Choreographer[Replacement]
 
[US Tour, 2004]
Director/Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Choreographer
Director/Choreographer
Director
 
[Broadway, 1985]
Choreographer
Director
Director/Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1981]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1976]
Choreographer

Writing

Conceiver
Conceiver
Bookwriter
Conceiver
Conceiver

Photos



Jesse L. Martin and Twyla Tharp

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05/25/2010


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05/25/2010


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05/07/2010


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05/06/2010

 

Stage

Productions

[US Tour, 2011]
Choreographer

Director

[Broadway, 2010]
Choreographer

Director

[Broadway, 2006]
Choreographer

Director

[West End, 2006]
Director/Choreographer

[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2006]
Director/Choreographer

[Regional (US), 2005] [Replacement]
Director/Choreographer[Replacement]

[US Tour, 2004]
Director/Choreographer

[Broadway, 2002]
Choreographer

Director/Choreographer

Director

[Broadway, 1985]
Choreographer

Director

Director/Choreographer

[Broadway, 1981]
Director

[Broadway, 1976]
Choreographer

Writing
Conceiver
Conceiver
Bookwriter
Conceiver
Conceiver

Twyla Tharp Biography

Twyla Tharp is an American born artist.

Twyla Tharp Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Choreography Gold Star
Twyla Tharp, Come Fly Away
 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Choreography
Twyla Tharp, Come Fly Away
 
Drama League Awards - 2003 - Distinguished Achivement in Musical Theatre Gold Star
Twyla Tharp
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Choreography Gold Star
Twyla Tharp, - Movin' Out
 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Choreography Gold Star
Twyla Tharp, Movin' Out
 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Direction of a Musical
Twyla Tharp, Movin' Out
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Choreography Gold Star
Twyla Tharp, Movin' Out
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Director - Musical Gold Star
Twyla Tharp, Movin' Out

Twyla Tharp News

VIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet In Balanchine's DIAMONDS Coming To The Joyce Photo VIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet In Balanchine's DIAMONDS Coming To The Joyce
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the long-awaited return of Pacific Northwest Ballet, the company’s first full NYC season in six years. Presenting two mixed-bill programs, the company will play Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, kicking-off with a special gala performance on June 22 followed by two repertory programs through June 26.

BWW Feature: The 2022 SEASON at San Francisco Ballet Showed the Company Performing at Photo BWW Feature: The 2022 SEASON at San Francisco Ballet Showed the Company Performing at the Peak of Its Powers
by Jim Munson - May 12, 2022

BroadwayWorld takes a look back at the highlights of San Francisco Ballet's glorious 2022 season, which concluded last week and also marks the end of retiring Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson's 37 years at the helm.

Susan Jaffe Named Artistic Director Of American Ballet Theatre Photo Susan Jaffe Named Artistic Director Of American Ballet Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2022

Former American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer Susan Jaffe has been named the Company's next Artistic Director. Jaffe's appointment, effective December 2022, was announced today by Andrew Barth, ABT Chairman of the Board of Governing Trustees.

Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre Announces 2022 Inside/Out Series Photo Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre Announces 2022 Inside/Out Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

Inside/Out is the innovative series by Chicago's own Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre that showcases new work and invites audience INSIDE the creative process.

Cerqua Rivera's Innovative Inside/Out Series 2022 Announced Photo Cerqua Rivera's Innovative Inside/Out Series 2022 Announced
by A.A. Cristi - May 5, 2022

Inside/Out is the innovative series by Chicago's own Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre that showcases new work and invites audience INSIDE the creative process.

VIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet In Crystal Pite's PLOT POINT Coming To The Joyce Photo VIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet In Crystal Pite's PLOT POINT Coming To The Joyce
by Stage Tube - May 4, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the long-awaited return of Pacific Northwest Ballet, the company’s first full NYC season in six years. Presenting two mixed-bill programs, the company will play Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, kicking-off with a special gala performance on June 22 followed by two repertory programs through June 26.

BWW Review: AN UNTITLED LOVE ---A.I.M BY KYLE ABRAHAM at Kennedy Center Photo BWW Review: AN UNTITLED LOVE ---A.I.M BY KYLE ABRAHAM at Kennedy Center
by David Friscic - May 2, 2022

Four years in the making, A.I.M by Kyle Abraham presented the hour-long dance piece entitled An Untitled Love but, although it may have been “untitled” it certainly encompassed many myriad moods, feelings and styles of dance while emphasizing the need for connection in an often-broken world with humor, subtle satire, compassion, and deft timing.  Utilizing an exceptional ensemble of dancers and incorporating extremely compelling and continually surprising styles of choreography, music, lighting, and scenic design---this mesmerizing dance composition was constantly eclectic in presentation.

VIDEO: The Joyce at Lincoln Center to Present Pacific Northwest Ballet Photo VIDEO: The Joyce at Lincoln Center to Present Pacific Northwest Ballet
by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the long-awaited return of Pacific Northwest Ballet, the company’s first full NYC season in six years. Presenting two mixed-bill programs, the company will play Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, kicking-off with a special gala performance on June 22 followed by two repertory programs through June 26.

ABT Studio Company Will Return to In-Person NYC Performances With SPRING MOVES Photo ABT Studio Company Will Return to In-Person NYC Performances With SPRING MOVES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022

ABT Studio Company will present Spring Moves, World and New York City Premieres at NYU Skirball, Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21 at 7:30 P.M. ET. Featuring 12 pre-professional dancers, Spring Moves also showcases performances of repertory works by George Balanchine, Mikhail Fokine, Victor Gsovsky, Twyla Tharp, and Rostislav Zakharov.

The Joyce at Lincoln Center to Present Pacific Northwest Ballet Photo The Joyce at Lincoln Center to Present Pacific Northwest Ballet
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the long-awaited return of Pacific Northwest Ballet, the company’s first full NYC season in six years. Presenting two mixed-bill programs, the company will play Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, kicking-off with a special gala performance on June 22 followed by two repertory programs through June 26.

Twyla Tharp Videos

VIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet In Balanchine's DIAMONDS Coming To The Joyce VideoVIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet In Balanchine's DIAMONDS Coming To The Joyce
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the long-awaited return of Pacific Northwest Ballet, the company’s first full NYC season in six years. Presenting two mixed-bill programs, the company will play Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, kicking-off with a special gala performance on June 22 followed by two repertory programs through June 26.

VIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet In Crystal Pite's PLOT POINT Coming To The Joyce VideoVIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet In Crystal Pite's PLOT POINT Coming To The Joyce
by Stage Tube - May 4, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the long-awaited return of Pacific Northwest Ballet, the company’s first full NYC season in six years. Presenting two mixed-bill programs, the company will play Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, kicking-off with a special gala performance on June 22 followed by two repertory programs through June 26.

VIDEO: The Joyce at Lincoln Center to Present Pacific Northwest Ballet VideoVIDEO: The Joyce at Lincoln Center to Present Pacific Northwest Ballet
by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the long-awaited return of Pacific Northwest Ballet, the company’s first full NYC season in six years. Presenting two mixed-bill programs, the company will play Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, kicking-off with a special gala performance on June 22 followed by two repertory programs through June 26.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At ABT STUDIO COMPANY SPRING FESTIVAL; Premieres Next Month! VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At ABT STUDIO COMPANY SPRING FESTIVAL; Premieres Next Month!
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2021

The ABT Studio Company Spring Festival was filmed at Kaatsbaan Cultural Park in Tivoli, New York following the Studio Company’s spring bubbles in March and April 2021 at Kaatsbaan and the Silver Bay YMCA Conference & Family Retreat Center in Silver Bay, New York. All works were created, rehearsed, and filmed following strict COVID-19 health and safety protocols.  

VIDEO: Watch New Video from Nainnoh, Featuring Kristine Bendul and Abdiel Jacobsen! VideoVIDEO: Watch New Video from Nainnoh, Featuring Kristine Bendul and Abdiel Jacobsen!
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2020

Georgian-born folk/indie artist Nainnoh has just released a new music video! Entitled “Run,” the intimate video is a collaboration between Nainnoh and two dancers who perform with Twyla Tharp and Martha Graham: Kristine Bendul and Abdiel Jacobsen. The music also features composer John Sully playing a traditional, recorder-like Georgian instrument known as the Salamuri.

VIDEO: On This Day, September 30- Billy Joel and Twyla Tharp's MOVIN' OUT Leaps Onto  VideoVIDEO: On This Day, September 30- Billy Joel and Twyla Tharp's MOVIN' OUT Leaps Onto Broadway
by Stage Tube - Sep 30, 2019

Today we celebrate Billy Joel and Twyla Tharp's dance musical sensation, Movin' Out!

VIDEO: Derek Hough-Led SINGIN' IN THE RAIN is Still in The Works VideoVIDEO: Derek Hough-Led SINGIN' IN THE RAIN is Still in The Works
by Stage Tube - Mar 1, 2019

In 2016, Derek Hough was set to star in a Broadway revival of Singin' In The Rain. However, later that year, BroadwayWorld reported that the production had been cancelled, due to lack of available theatres.

VIDEO: ABT Announces Women's Movement Gala VideoVIDEO: ABT Announces Women's Movement Gala
by Alan Henry - Oct 18, 2018

American Ballet Theatre announced the formation of the ABT Women's Movement, a multi-year initiative to support the creation, exploration and staging of new works by female choreographers for ABT and the ABT Studio Company.  The initiative was announced today by ABT Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.

VIDEO: The Joyce Theater Previews Fall/Winter Season - 'Be Moved All Season Long' VideoVIDEO: The Joyce Theater Previews Fall/Winter Season - 'Be Moved All Season Long'
by Alan Henry - Aug 23, 2018

Linda Shelton, Executive Director of The Joyce Theater, announced today the New York City dance organization's programming for its Fall '18 Winter '19 season. Showcasing extraordinary international and local artists, the upcoming Joyce season promises to offer something spectacular for all dance-lovers.

VIDEO: American Ballet Theatre Previews Fall Season Featuring World Premieres by Mich VideoVIDEO: American Ballet Theatre Previews Fall Season Featuring World Premieres by Michelle Dorrance and Jessica Lang
by Alan Henry - Aug 21, 2018

Programming for American Ballet Theatre's 2018 Fall season, October 17-28 at the David H. Koch Theater, was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. The season will feature World Premieres by Michelle Dorrance and Jessica Lang, as well as centennial tribute performances of Jerome Robbins's and Leonard Bernstein's Fancy Free. Check out a video preview of the season below!


Twyla Tharp Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Twyla Tharp written?
Twyla Tharp has written 3 shows including Movin' Out (Conceiver), The Times They are A-Changin' (Conceiver), Come Fly Away (Conceiver).

What awards has Twyla Tharp been nominated for?
Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Come Fly Away , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Come Fly Away , Distinguished Achivement in Musical Theatre (Drama League Awards) , Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for - Movin' Out , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Movin' Out , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Movin' Out Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Movin' Out and Outstanding Director - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Movin' Out .

What awards has Twyla Tharp won?
Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Come Fly Away, Distinguished Achivement in Musical Theatre (Drama League Awards), Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for - Movin' Out , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Movin' Out Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Movin' Outand Outstanding Director - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Movin' Out.