A scene from last year's Astaire Awards. Photo by Patrick McMullan.
It's Broadway awards season! While the biggest awards show for Great White Way stars—the Tony Awards—isn't until June 9 (hosted, yet again, by Neil Patrick Harris, hooray!), the Fred & Adele Astaire Awards are ready to kick things off!
OK, so they're only a few days before the Tony's, but this year's Astaire Awards on June 3 promise to deliver plenty of spotlight-worthy talent, performances and, of course, well-deserved awards (just like last year—here's our recap).
Here's the list of this year's nominees:
Outstanding Female Dancer in a Broadway Show
- Charlotte d'Amboise, Pippin
- Taylor Louderman, Bring It On
- Laura Osnes, Cinderella
- Patina Miller, Pippin
- Andrea Martin, Pippin
- Lesli Margherita, Matilda
- Stephanie Pope, Pippin
Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show
- Eric LaJuan Summers, Motown
- Rob McClure, Chaplin
- Andy Mills, Cinderella
- Billy Porter, Kinky Boots
- Charlie Sutton, Kinky Boots
Outstanding Choreographer of a Broadway Show
- Andy Blankenbuehler, Bring It On
- Warren Carlyle, Chaplin
- Peter Darling, Matilda
- Jerry Mitchell, Kinky Boots
- Josh Rhodes, Cinderella
- Sergio Trujillo, Hands on a Hard Body
- Chet Walker, Pippin
- Patricia Wilcox & Warren Adams, Motown
Outstanding Choreographer in a Feature Film
- Sidi Larbi Cherkaouit, Anna Karenina
- Alison Faulk, Magic Mike
- Mia Michaels, Rock of Ages
- Mandy Moore, Silver Linings Playbook
- Poonam Shyam, Trishna
- Jamal Sims, Christopher Scott, Chuck Maldonado & Travis Wall, Step Up Revolution
Congratulations and good luck to all!
Oh and the coolest thing about the Astaire Awards? You can attend the ceremony right here in NYC! Click here to get your tickets.