Jerry Mitchell | Kinky Boots

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Jerry Mitchell

Director and Choreographer


Jerry received Broadway’s Tony Award for Best Choreography twice – initially for the revival of La Cage Aux Folles and more recently, for the Tony (and in London, the Olivier) Award-winning Best Musical, Kinky Boots, for which he was also nominated as Director for Broadway and as Choreographer for the West End.  Jerry is also currently represented on Broadway as Director of the Gloria Estefan musical, On Your Feet and was recently nominated for an Olivier Award for his choreography in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, which he also directed and co-produced in the West End. In the 35 preceding years, Jerry has been involved with over 50 Broadway, West End and touring productions, including his having choreographed You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown; The Full Monty (Tony nomination); The Rocky Horror Show; Hairspray (Tony nomination); Gypsy; Never Gonna Dance (Tony nomination); Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Tony nomination); La Cage Aux Folles (Tony Award); Imaginary Friends; Legally Blonde (Tony nomination) which he also directed; Catch Me If You Can and Kinky Boots (also running in London, Korea and on national tour, with Japan up next.) 26 years ago, Jerry conceived and created Broadway Bares, a comedy burlesque show performed annually for the charity Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, for which he continues to serve as Executive Producer.   

  


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