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Twyla Tharp

Birth Place: Portland, IN, USA

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Twyla Tharp 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

Twyla Tharp Movies

Tank Dive: Excerpts
[ 1965 ] choreographer
Hair
[ 1979 ] choreographer
Ragtime
[ 1981 ] choreographer
White Nights
[ 1985 ] choreographer
I'll Do Anything
[ 1994 ] choreographer

Twyla Tharp Awards and Nominations


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Choreography

Twyla Tharp, Come Fly Away

Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Choreography

Twyla Tharp, Come Fly Away


winner
Drama League Awards - 2003 - Distinguished Achivement in Musical Theatre

Twyla Tharp


winner
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Choreography

Twyla Tharp, - Movin' Out


winner
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Choreography

Twyla Tharp, Movin' Out

Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Direction of a Musical

Twyla Tharp, Movin' Out


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Choreography

Twyla Tharp, Movin' Out


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Director - Musical

Twyla Tharp, Movin' Out

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Twyla Tharp News


Complete Cast and Creative Team Set for ROBESOИ at Little Island

Little Island will present ROBESOИ, a new work created and performed by star bass-baritone Davóne Tines, co-created and directed by Zack Winokur. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets.
Janie Taylor Joins Colburn School Faculty As Artistic Director Of The Trudl Zipper Dance Institute For The 2024-25 School Year

Janie Taylor will join Colburn School as Artistic Director of the Trudl Zipper Dance Institute for the 2024-25 school year, bringing her extensive experience and vision to the renowned dance program.
OPEN THROAT Comes to Little Island Next Month

Little Island has announced Open Throat, a theatrical adaptation of the acclaimed and award-winning novella of the same name by Henry Hoke, will star Chris Perfetti, the actor from the Emmy® and Golden Globe® Award-winning “Abbott Elementary” as ‘Jacob,’ and Lortel Award nominee Jo Lampert.
Pittsburgh Dance Council Reveals 2024-2025 Season

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust has announced the Pittsburgh Dance Council 2024-2025 season, celebrating its 54th anniversary. 
Video: Watch the Cast of ILLINOISE Perform 'Jacksonville'

The cast of Illinoise stopped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on Tuesday to perform the number Jacksonville from the Tony Award-nominated musical. Watch the performance now!
Little Island Summer Season Begins Tomorrow With Twyla Tharp's HOW LONG BLUES

Little Island will begin its summer-long season of world premieres with the first performance of How Long Blues, the new full-length dance piece conceived, choreographed, and directed by Twyla Tharp. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Listen: ILLINOISE Original Broadway Cast Recording is Available Now

The original Broadway Cast Recording of Illinoise: A New Musical is available today, May 31, on all digital platforms. Listen to the full album here!
ILLINOISE to Release Original Broadway Cast Recording - Two Tracks Out Now

Nonesuch Records will release a recording of the current Tony-nominated Broadway show Illinoise: A New Musical. Listen to two tracks now!
Texas Performing Arts Announces 2024/2025 Season

Texas Performing Arts is the professional arts presenting and producing program of The University of Texas at Austin. It is one of the largest and most active university-based performing arts centers in the U.S. Texas Performing Arts is an anchor institution in Austin’s arts, cultural, and entertainment landscape and operates venues on the UT campus including Austin’s largest theatre, the newly renovated Bass Concert Hall.
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Presents New Exhibition on The Joffrey Ballet

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center will present a new large-scale exhibition, The Joffrey + Ballet in the U.S.
Lorin Latarro Named as Keynote Speaker At Dance Lab Choreography Symposium

Renowned choreographer Lorin Latarro is set to be the keynote speaker at Dance Lab New York's Choreography Symposium, sharing her insights and experiences in the world of dance. Learn more!
RAGTIME, THE WILD PARTY, URINETOWN & More Set for NY City Center's 2024/25 Season

A new season is on the way at New York City Center! The line-up is set to include a star-studded gala performance of Ragtime, in addition to three new Encores! productions, which will include Urinetown, Love Life, and The Wild Party. Check out all of the details here!
Review: ABT STUDIO COMPANY Brings the Drama to The Joyce Theater

It’s true what they say: everything old is new again. Ballets from a past time are reinvigorated and rejuvenated when today’s dancers take that form and breathe new life into it.
Wake Up With BroadwayWorld May 7, 2024

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is May 6, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.
Suzan-Lori Parks, Twyla Tharp, Michael Cerveris & More Set for Little Island 2024 Summer Season

Little Island's annual, four-month-long summer season of world premieres, kicking off June 1, will feature a total of nine newly commissioned pieces. See programming!
Third Coast Percussion Reveals 20th Anniversary Season

Celebrate the 20th anniversary season of Third Coast Percussion featuring collaborations with Grammy winner Jessie Montgomery, Zakir Hussain, and Twyla Tharp Dance.
Performing Arts Houston Reveals 2024/25 Season

Season highlights include a new Global Voices Music Series celebrating traditions from around the world and a limited engagement with illusionist Scott Silven that will transform the Eldorado Ballroom into an immersive Scottish Victorian dinner theater.
McCarter Announces 2024-2025 Dance Series, Returning This September

McCarter Theatre Center has announced its 2024-2025 Dance Series – featuring Ballet Hispánico, SW!NG OUT from superstar choreographer Caleb Teicher, Noli Timere – a new collaboration between Director/Choreographer/Princeton University Professor Rebecca Lazier and sculptor Janet Echelman, Seoul-based Bereishit Dance Company, and Twyla Tharp Dance. Also included as an optional season encore is the highly anticipated return of Pilobolus.
Anna Zavelson And More Named 14th Annual Clive Barnes Award Winners

American Ballet Theatre soloist Jake Roxander, New York-based dancer Frances Samson, and musical theatre actress Anna Zavelson have been named winners of the 14th Annual Clive Barnes Award for Dance and Theatre.
FUNNY GIRL, & JULIET, and More Set For Overture Center's 20th Anniversary Season Lineup

Overture Center has revealed its 20th Anniversary 2024/25 season. Broadway at Overture welcomes back audience-favorite “Wicked,” also celebrating its 20th anniversary year, and includes the Wisconsin premieres of “& Juliet,” “Shucked” and “The Neil Diamond Musical: A Beautiful Noise.”

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?

Twyla Tharp has been nominated for several awards for her work in Broadway shows. She received nominations for Outstanding Choreography at the Drama Desk Awards and Best Choreography at the Tony Awards for "Come Fly Away." Tharp was also recognized with a nomination for Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre at the Drama League Awards. For "Movin' Out," she received nominations for Outstanding Choreography at the Outer Critics Circle Awards and Best Choreography at the Tony Awards. Additionally, Tharp was nominated for Best Direction of a Musical at the Tony Awards, Outstanding Choreography at the Drama Desk Awards, and Outstanding Director - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for her work on "Movin' Out."

What awards has Twyla Tharp won?

Twyla Tharp has won several awards for her work in Broadway. These include Outstanding Choreography at the Drama Desk Awards for "Come Fly Away," Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre at the Drama League Awards, Outstanding Choreography at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Movin' Out," Best Choreography at the Tony Awards for "Movin' Out," Outstanding Choreography at the Drama Desk Awards for "Movin' Out," and Outstanding Director - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Movin' Out."

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