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ANN REINKING was the director/ co-conceiver/co-choreographer                         
of Fosse, which won the Tony for Best Musical in 1999. In 1997, she won the Tony     
for her choreography of Chicago, as well as Drama Desk, Outer Critics, Astaire       
and NY Drama Critics Awards. She received Tony nominations for Dancin', Goodtime     
Charley and Fosse; and Theatre World, Clarence Derwent and Outer Critics Awards       
for Over Here.                                                                       
Film Credits: All That Jazz; Annie; Micki and Maude; Movie, Movie.                   
Recent credits include - Choreography: Here Lies Jenny with Bebe Neuwirth; The       
Harrison Tribute/American Ballet Theatre; The Visit starring Chita Rivera,           
script by Terrence McNally, music and lyrics by Kander and Ebb; Pal Joey for The     
Goodman Theatre; Suite Kander/Missouri State Ballet; Ritmo Y Ruido and Slices/Ballet 
Hispanico; Legends/Joffrey Ballet; Threepenny Opera for Williamstown Theatre         
Festival; Sondheim Suite with William Whitener for Pacific Northwest Ballet;         
Nilsson/Schmilsson for Seattle's Spectrum Dance Theatre; Caution for Thodos           
Dancers Chicago; Bye Bye Birdie for ABC; national tour of revival of Applause.       
Directed, choreographed Tonight at 8:30/Williamstown Theatre Festival; No             
Strings/Encores! She is the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate for Contribution       
to the Arts at Florida State University; Rolex Award for Outstanding                 
Contributions to Dance; Elan Award for Outstanding Choreographer; Distinguished       
Artist Award/Los Angeles Music Center; Olivier Award, Best Theatre Choreography,     
Fosse; Sir Robert Helpmann Award, Best Choreography, Chicago, Australia; Dance       
Magazine Award for Choreography; Drama League Award for Distinguished                 
Achievement in Musical Theatre; Musical Hall of Fame Award; Dance Library of         
Israel Award; Distinguished Artist Award; School of American Ballet Artistic         
Achievement Award; National Artists Club Award for Service to the Arts; Governor's   
Award for the Arts for the State of Florida.