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The 2003 Elan Awards

The 2003 Elan Awards
Geoffrey Doig-Marx, Bruce Robert Harris, and
Dance Spirit Magazine

The 2003 Elan Awards

Honoring Choreographer

Rob Marshall

With Special Performance by Guest Company



2003 Spirit of Elan Award
Presented to

Nina Buisson

Rob Marshall – Six-time Tony Award nominee Rob Marshall is currently in postproduction of his first feature film project CHICAGO, which he is directed for Miramax. Mr. Marshall recently directed and choreographed Disney/ABC’s critically acclaimed movie musical ANNIE, for which he was nominated for a Director’s Guild Award and won an Emmy Award for best choreography.

Prior to this, he directed and choreographed the Broadway production LITTLE ME (+), starring Martin Short.He made his Broadway directorial debut co-directing CABARET (+^*) after directing PROMISES, PROMISES for the City Center Encores! series.

Other recent choreography credits include the feature film THE CRADLE WILL ROCK, directed by Tim Robbins, the Disney/ABC movie of the week CINDERELLA (@), featuring Whitney Houston, and the CBS movie of the week MRS. SANTA CLAUS (@).

Recent Broadway choreography credits include the revival of A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM (^), directed by Jerry Zaks and starring Nathan Lane and Whoopi Goldberg, the stage production of Blake Edward’s VICTOR/VICTORIA (^) at the Marquis Theatre, and COMPANY (^) at the Roundabout.

Mr. Marshall also choreographed the Broadway revival of DAMN YANKEES (+$), the National Tour featuring Jerry Lewis (~), and the London production (#).

Prior to that, he created the choreography for the new Broadway production of SHE LOVES ME at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (+*$).

This production originally had a very successful sold-out run at the Roundabout Theatre and went on to have highly acclaimed runs both on Broadway and in London(#)

He provided choreography for Broadway’s KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN (+), directed by Hal Prince, as well as for the London and Vienna productions.

He subsequently choreographed THE PETRIFIED PRINCE at the Public Theatre, which was also directed by Mr. Prince. Mr. Marshall also directed and choreographed a new version of CHESS for the Paper Mill Playhouse and directed a production of Kander & Ebb’s CHICAGO at Long Beach Civic Light Opera, for which he received a Drama-Logue Award.

This production starred Bebe Neuwirth and Juliet Prowse.

He has directed and choreographed tours of BRIGADOON starring John Schneider, CAMELOT starring Stacy Keach, and SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM for Columbia Artists.

He also choreographed the national touring company of THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, and provided staging for the Broadway revival of BLITHE SPIRIT starring Geraldine Page and Richard Chamberlain.

His regional credits include BELLS ARE RINGING (Goodspeed Opera House); 70, GIRLS, 70 (Asolo State Theatre); ELEANOR (Pittsburgh Public); THREE SISTERS and A CHRISTMAS CAROL (McCarter); THE RINK (Coconut Grove); and THE 1940’S RADIO HOUR (St. Louis Rep).

Mr. Marshall is a graduate of Carnegie-Mellon University.

(+) Tony Award Nomination
(^) Outer Critics Circle Award Nomination
(*) Drama Desk Award Nomination
(@) Emmy Award Nomination
($) Outer Critics Circle Award Winner
(~) L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award Winner
(#) Olivier Award Nomination

The 2003 Elan Awards Choreographers are:
  • Matt Williams
  • Caron Eule
  • Roberta Mathes
  • Coleen Walsh
  • Ilyse Baker
  • Jennifer Archibald
  • Leslie Wexler
  • Dance Anonymous
  • Caroline Liadakis
  • Nina Buisson
  • Rhonda Miller
  • Ellen Shadle
  • Michelle Barber
  • Geoffrey Doig-Marx

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