9 Choreographers Who Deserve All the Awards

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Receiving an Emmy or Tony Award for your choreography is a HUGE deal. Tbh, being handed one of those famed statues is probably one of the most iconic moments that can happen in your career. From Travis Wall, to Mandy Moore, to Justin Peck, some of our faves have gotten major accolades in recent years, but here are 9 otherswho need to be honored ASAP!


Al Blackstone

We see his choreography all the time on "So You Think You Can Dance," he's been nominated before, and it's👏time👏for👏Al👏Blackstone👏to👏win👏an👏Emmy.

Hamilton Evans

Hamilton's hip hop choreo is INSANE. It's no surprise that his YouTube dance videos get millions of views.

Camille A. Brown

Give this girl a Tony already! Her work on the revival of Once On This Island was spectacular.

Laurieann Gibson

Laurieann Gibson has choreographed for Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Britney Spears, and a ton of our favorite artists, so an Emmy is long overdue.

Christopher Wheeldon

Honestly, I'm just confused how Wheeldon doesn't have an Emmy yet. His choreography for An American in Paris was mesmerizing.

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