2017 CHITA RIVERA AWARD NOMINATIONS

Broadway

Outstanding Ensemble in a Broadway Show
A Bronx Tale
Bandstand
Cats
Come from Away
Hello, Dolly!
Holiday Inn
WINNER - Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812

Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show
WINNER - Corbin Bleu, Holiday Inn
John Bolton, Anastasia
Max Clayton, Bandstand
Tyler Hanes, Cats
Ryan Kasprzak, Bandstand
Ricky Ubeda, Cats

Outstanding Female Dancer in a Broadway Show
Andrea Dotto, Bandstand
Lora Lee Gayer, Holiday Inn
Eloise Kropp, Cats
Georgina Pazcoguin, Cats
Emma Pfaeffle, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
WINNER - Megan Sikora, Holiday Inn
Christine Cornish Smith, Cats
Jaime Verazin, Bandstand

Outstanding Choreography in a Broadway Show
WINNER - Andy Blankenbuehler, Bandstand
Josh Bergasse, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Warren Carlyle, Hello, Dolly!
Peter Darling and Ellen Kane, Groundhog Day
Kelly Devine, Come from Away
Denis Jones, Holiday Inn
Sergio Trujillo, A Bronx Tale

 

OFF-BROADWAY

Outstanding Choreography in an Off-Broadway Show
WINNER - Joshua Bergasse, Sweet Charity
David Dorfman, Indecent
Merete Muenter, The Golden Bride
David Neumann, The Total Bent
Misha Shields, Baghdaddy

Outstanding Female Dancer in an Off-Broadway Show
Yesenia Ayala, Sweet Charity
Asmeret Ghebremichael, Sweet Charity
Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Sweet Charity
Emily Padgett, Sweet Charity
WINNER - Lyrica Woodruff, Finian's Rainbow

Outstanding Male Dancer in an Off-Broadway Show
Ato Blankson-Wood, The Total Bent
WINNER - Brandon Espinoza, Baghdaddy
Curtis Wiley, The Total Bent
Cody Williams, Sweet Charity
Blake Zolfo, Kid Victory


FILM/DOCUMENTARY

Outstanding Direction of a Documentary Release
Alive and Kicking, Susan Glatzer
Dancer, Steven Cantor
Mr. Gaga, Tomer Heymann
WINNER - Restless Creature,  Linda Saffire, Adam Schlesinger

Outstanding Choreography of a Theatrical Release
Beauty and the Beast, Anthony Van Laast
La La Land, Mandy Moore
WINNER - London Road, Javier DeFrutos
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, Danielle Flora and Tian Wang

Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theater as a Director
DianePaulus

Outstanding Contribution to the Arts and Humanities
Antonio Vendome

Douglas Watt Award for Editorial Excellence in Dance and Musical Theater
Clive Barnes

Lifetime Achievement Award
Tommy Tune