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Andy Blankenbuehler

Tony Award-Winning Dancer, Choreographer, & Director; Best Known for "Bandstand" and "Hamilton"

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He has been nominated for the Tony Award for Best Choreography five times, and has won three times: for Bandstand, Hamilton and In the Heights. Blankenbuehler's other Broadway choreography work includes 9 to 5, Bring it On: The Musical, and the 2016 Cats revival.

As a performer, he has appeared on Broadway in many musicals, from Guys and Dolls to Fosse.

His Broadway work as a choreographer includes the musicals In the Heights and 9 to 5. He won the Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for his choreography for In the Heights. Other New York work includes choreography for the Broadway By The Year: 1930, 1938 and 1978 series, and the City Center Encores! productions of The Apple Tree and The Wiz. He is the director and choreographer of Bring It On: The Musical, written by Jeff Whitty, with music by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tom Kitt and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Amanda Green, which premiered at the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia, in January 16, 2011. This production also performed at the Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles where Blankenbuehler won the 2011 L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Choreography.

Additionally, Blankenbuehler choreographed the Frank Wildhorn world premiere production of Waiting for the Moon. The show featured 6 full-length dance sequences, including one that lasted over 10 minutes. He was nominated for a Barrymore Award for Choreographing the show.

Blankenbuehler has choreographed for Bette Midler and directed, choreographed and co-conceived the production Nights On Broadway at Caesars Palace.

He choreographed the 2012 Broadway revival of Annie. He is the choreographer for the musical Hamilton, both Off-Broadway and on Broadway. He received a special 2015 Drama Desk Award for Hamilton. The award was described: "For his inspired and heart-stopping choreography in Hamilton, which is indispensable to the musical's storytelling. His body of work is versatile, yet a dynamic and fluid style is consistently evident. When it's time to 'take his shot,' Blankenbuehler hits the bull's-eye." His choreography for Hamilton won the Tony Award for Best Choreography in 2016.

He is both directing and choreographing a new musical, Bandstand, which premiered at the Paper Mill Playhouse (New Jersey) in October 2015. The music is by Richard Oberacker and book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Oberacker. He directed and choreographed a developmental lab of this musical in August and September 2014, then titled Bandstand: A Musical.

As of 2016, Blankenbuehler is choreographing the revival of the movie Dirty Dancing starring Abigail Breslin and Shane Harper. He is also choreographed the revival of the Broadway musical Cats with previews beginning July 14 and an August 2 opening.

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Andy Blankenbuehler

Tony Award-Winning Dancer, Choreographer, & Director; Best Known for "Bandstand" and "Hamilton"

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Andy Blankenbuehler Biography

He has been nominated for the Tony Award for Best Choreography five times, and has won three times: for Bandstand, Hamilton and In the Heights. Blankenbuehler's other Broadway choreography work includes 9 to 5, Bring it On: The Musical, and the 2016 Cats revival.

As a performer, he has appeared on Broadway in many musicals, from Guys and Dolls to Fosse.

His Broadway work as a choreographer includes the musicals In the Heights and 9 to 5. He won the Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for his choreography for In the Heights. Other New York work includes choreography for the Broadway By The Year: 1930, 1938 and 1978 series, and the City Center Encores! productions of The Apple Tree and The Wiz. He is the director and choreographer of Bring It On: The Musical, written by Jeff Whitty, with music by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tom Kitt and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Amanda Green, which premiered at the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia, in January 16, 2011. This production also performed at the Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles where Blankenbuehler won the 2011 L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Choreography.

Additionally, Blankenbuehler choreographed the Frank Wildhorn world premiere production of Waiting for the Moon. The show featured 6 full-length dance sequences, including one that lasted over 10 minutes. He was nominated for a Barrymore Award for Choreographing the show.

Blankenbuehler has choreographed for Bette Midler and directed, choreographed and co-conceived the production Nights On Broadway at Caesars Palace.

He choreographed the 2012 Broadway revival of Annie. He is the choreographer for the musical Hamilton, both Off-Broadway and on Broadway. He received a special 2015 Drama Desk Award for Hamilton. The award was described: "For his inspired and heart-stopping choreography in Hamilton, which is indispensable to the musical's storytelling. His body of work is versatile, yet a dynamic and fluid style is consistently evident. When it's time to 'take his shot,' Blankenbuehler hits the bull's-eye." His choreography for Hamilton won the Tony Award for Best Choreography in 2016.

He is both directing and choreographing a new musical, Bandstand, which premiered at the Paper Mill Playhouse (New Jersey) in October 2015. The music is by Richard Oberacker and book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Oberacker. He directed and choreographed a developmental lab of this musical in August and September 2014, then titled Bandstand: A Musical.

As of 2016, Blankenbuehler is choreographing the revival of the movie Dirty Dancing starring Abigail Breslin and Shane Harper. He is also choreographed the revival of the Broadway musical Cats with previews beginning July 14 and an August 2 opening.

Andy Blankenbuehler Videos

  • Acceptance Speech: Andy Blankenbuehler (2017) - YouTube
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  • How much does it cost to book Andy Blankenbuehler?

    Booking fees for Andy Blankenbuehler, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Andy Blankenbuehler, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Andy Blankenbuehler?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Andy Blankenbuehler for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Andy Blankenbuehler for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Andy Blankenbuehler or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Andy Blankenbuehler or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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    Building Broadway: HAMILTON Choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler
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