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George Fulginiti-Shakar Biography

 
George Fulginiti-Shakar Headshot
Bio:
George Fulginiti-Shakar is one of the area’s most respected music directors, conductors, pianists, and teachers. He has received Helen Hayes Awards for his music direction of Oklahoma and Cabaret at Arena Stage, and in addition has received seven Helen Hayes Award nominations for his work on such ... (read complete bio)
 
George Fulginiti-Shakar Headshot

Bio:
George Fulginiti-Shakar is one of the area’s most respected music directors, conductors, pianists, and teachers. He has received Helen Hayes Awards for his music direction of Oklahoma and Cabaret at Arena Stage, and in addition has received seven Helen Hayes Award nominations for his work on such ... (read complete bio)

George Fulginiti-Shakar is one of the area’s most respected music directors, conductors, pianists, and teachers. He has received Helen Hayes Awards for his music direction of Oklahoma and Cabaret at Arena Stage, and in addition has received seven Helen Hayes Award nominations for his work on such shows as Camelot and South Pacific at Arena Stage and The Oedipus Plays at the Shakespeare Theatre. He was invited to the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center's National Music Theatre Conference as music director, and has performed extensively as music director and pianist for cabaret artists here and in New York. Mr. Fulginiti-Shakar is also on the board of the DC Cabaret Network, is a cofounder of the Alliance for New Music Theatre, and is on the faculty of the Studio Acting Conservatory. He received the Who’s Who Award from Cabaret Ville Magazine for being a Pioneer of Cabaret in the United States.

George Fulginiti-Shakar Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Musical Direction, Resident Production Gold Star
George Fulginiti-ShakarOklahoma
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Musical Direction, Resident Production Gold Star
George Fulginiti-ShakarCabaret
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Musical Direction, Resident Production
George Fulginiti-ShakarDamn Yankees
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Musical Direction, Resident Production
George Fulginiti-ShakarCamelot
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Musical Direction, Resident Production
George Fulginiti-ShakarSouth Pacific
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Musical Direction, Resident Production
George Fulginiti-ShakarThe Oedipus Plays
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Musical Direction, Resident Production
George Fulginiti-ShakarMad About the Bard
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Sound Design, Resident Production
George Fulginiti-ShakarComedy of Errors