2013 Emmys – Outstanding Choreography

Dance is becoming an award show staple, Outstanding Choreography, a category normally shelved in the Creative Emmy’s, was moved to the live telecast. The Emmy awards will be announced September 22nd and will showcase a number choreographed by the nominees and featuring host Neil Patrick Harris.  First time nominees Alison Holker, Warren Carlyle and Sonya Tayeh are joined by Derek Hough, Mandy Jo Moore Travis Wall and Tabitha and Napoleon Dumo.

Hough has created some incredible pieces this year, he should have a strong chance for the win. It is great to see him branching out and merging these new styles into his own. See all the nominated routines below.

Dancing With The Stars – Routines: Heart Cry / Stars
ABC – Derek Hough, Choreographer; Allison Holker,Choreographer – Featured dancers: Katherine McCormick, Melanie Moore and Jessica Lee Keller. 

Dancing With The Stars – Routines: Hey Pachuco / Para Los Rumberos / Walking On Air
ABC – Derek Hough, Choreographer – Featured dancers: Jaimie Goodwin and Shawn Johnson.

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel (Live From Lincoln Center)
PBS – Warren Carlyle, Choreographer – Featured dancers: Kelli O’Hara and Nathan Gunn.

So You Think You Can Dance – Routines: Possibly Maybe / Turning Page / Sail
FOX – Sonya Tayeh, Choreographer – Featured dancers: Cole Horibe, Allison Holker, Tiffany Maher and George Lawrence II and Audrey Case. 

So You Think You Can Dance – Routines: The Power Of Love / Wild Horses
FOX – Mandy Jo Moore, Choreographer – Featured dancers: Tiffany Maher, Ade Obayomi, Lindsay Arnold and Cole Horibe. 

So You Think You Can Dance – Routines: Call Of The Wild (Circle Of Life) / Love Cats / Beautiful People
FOX – Napoleon Dumo, Choreographer; Tabitha Dumo,Choreographer – Featured Dancers: Lindsay Arnold, Cole Horibe, Amelia Lowe, Will Thomas, Amber Jackson, Nick Bloxsom-Carter, Audrey Case, Matthew Kazmierczak, Janelle Issis Dareian Kujawa, Janaya French, Brandon Mitchell, Eliana Girard, Cyrus “Glitch” Spencer, Alexa Anderson, Daniel Baker, Tiffany Maher, George Lawrence Jr, Witney Carson, Chehon Wespi-Tschopp, Stephen “Twitch” Boss, William Wingfield, Allison Holker, and Alex Wong.

So You Think You Can Dance – Routines: Where The Light Gets In / Without You / Unchained Melody
FOX – Travis Wall, Choreographer – Featured dancers: Alex Wong, Alexa Anderson, Amber Jackson, Lindsay Arnold, Witney Carson, Eliana Girard, Audrey Case, Tiffany Maher, Janaya French, Amelia Lowe, and Matthew Kazmierczak.


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Categories: Choreographer, Dancers, Dancing With The Stars, Emmys, Music, So You Think You Can Dance, Songs, Television


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