Who Won the 1989
Tony Awards Best Choreography

Cholly Atkins

("Black and Blue")

1988 Tony Awards Best Choreography Winner
1990  Winner

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1989 Tony Awards Best Choreography Winner Cholly Atkins News

'Jersey Boys' meet the BPO via The Midtown Men

Buffalo News
It would be nitpicking to note that the choreography's execution was good but not as synchronized as if the old Motown house choreographer “ChollyAtkins was there to crack the whip but really, some folks would call that mean and small-minded.

1989 Tony Awards Best Choreography Winner Cholly Atkins News

Tap star Dorrance Dance brings 'Blues Project' to Bay Area

The Mercury News
Through Medler, Dorrance had many opportunities to learn directly from tap innovators and legends whose careers stretched back to the 1920s and 30s, including Maceo Anderson, Cholly Atkins, Peg Leg Bates, Bunny Briggs, the Nicholas Brothers, and later ...

1989 Tony Awards Best Choreography Winner Cholly Atkins News

Albert 'Diz' Russell, lead singer with two influential doo-wop groups, dies at 83

Washington Post
Schiffman loved their sound, but, feeling that they lacked stage presence, hired Cholly Atkins of the dance team Coles and Atkins to choreograph them. (Atkins later created stage routines for the Temptations.) Survivors include his wife of 60 years ...

1989 Tony Awards Best Choreography Winner Cholly Atkins News

Sankofa Evening of Theatre and Jazz Fest 2016

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (blog)
3 with "Enough is Enough" by Jacquetta A. Harris; "Far From Grace" by Laura A. Thomas and "Dancer: The Cholly Atkins Story" by Michael Avent. You can get tickets or more information about the festival by calling Mood Makers Books at (585) 271-7010 or ...

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