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Christopher Gattelli

Christopher Gattelli

Choreographer

Christopher Gattelli was awarded the 2012 Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards for his choreography in Newsies. As choreographer, his Broadway credits include South Pacific (Tony and Outer Critics Circle nominations), The King & I (Tony nomination), Sunday In The Park With George, Women On the Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown, Amazing Grace, Godspell, The Ritz, Martin ShortFame Becomes Me13 and High Fidelity. Off- Broadway, Christopher’s credit’s include Dogfight (Lortel Award), Altar Boyz (Lortel Award, Callaway Award, Drama Desk Nomination), Bat Boy: The Musical (Lortel Award), tick, tick, BOOM!10 Million MilesAdrift in Macao and I Love You Because. 

In the West End, Christopher’s choreographic credits are South PacificSunday In The Park With George and tick, tick, BOOM!, while his national and international tours include Altar Boyz, Godspell, GreasePooh’s Perfect Day (World Premiere, Disney Theatricals) and South Pacific at the Sydney Opera House. His regional credits include The Jungle Book (The Goodman and Huntington Theatres), Little Miss Sunshine (La Jolla Playhouse), Me and My Girl (Goodspeed Opera House), Tom Jones (North Shore Music Theatre) and O Henry’s Lovers (Goodspeed’s Norma Terris).

As director/choreographer, his work includes Silence! The Musical (Time Magazine’s top 10 of 2011), the World Premiere of Jim Henson’s Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas (Goodspeed Opera House), Radio Girl (Goodspeed’s Norma Terris) and Departure Lounge (The Public Theatre NYSF Summer Series). He recently directed and choreographed the world premiere of In Your Arms at The Old Globe in San Diego, which he also co-created, at New York Stage and Film.

He just completed his first feature film, The Coen Brothers’ Hail, Caesar!, and two Broadway bound musicals, The SpongeBob Musical, and War Paint with Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, and will next be working on Disney Theatrical’s Frozen


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