Jerome Robbins (1918–1998)


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Jerome Robbins was one of the founding members of the Ballet Theatre when it was formed in 1940 portraying a variety of roles for several years before devising his own creations such as 'Fancy Free' about 3 sailors on leave in New York which marked a long association with Leonard Bernstein. With Jerome in one of the leading roles it opened at the ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

West Side Story Additional Crew
(1961)
The King and I Additional Crew
(1956)
West Side Story Additional Crew
(2021)
Fiddler on the Roof Additional Crew
(1971)

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 2021 West Side Story (original choreography by)
 2015 Gypsy: Live from the Savoy Theatre (TV Movie) (originally directed & choreographed by)
 2012 Something's Coming (TV Short) (choreographer)
 1993 Gypsy (TV Movie) (choreographer) / (choreographer: original stage production) / (director: original stage production)
 1980 Live from Studio 8H: An Evening with Jerome Robbins (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1979 Baryshnikov at the White House (TV Movie) (choreographer: "Four Chopin Dances")
 1971 Fiddler on the Roof (choreographer: New York stage production) / (director: New York stage production)
 1962 Gypsy (based upon the stage play choreographed by) / (based upon the stage play directed by)
 1961 West Side Story (choreography by) / (stage play: director) / (stage play: orchestrator)
 1960 Peter Pan (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1957 The Pajama Game (stage director)
 1956 The King and I (dances and musical numbers staged by)
  Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (choreographer - 2 episodes, 1955 - 1956) (director - 1 episode, 1956)
- Peter Pan (1956) ... (choreographer) / (director: stage production)
- Peter Pan (1955) ... (choreographer)
 1954 General Foods 25th Anniversary Show: A Salute to Rodgers and Hammerstein (TV Special) (dances for "The King and I")
 1953 The Ford 50th Anniversary Show (TV Special) (choreography)
 1942 I Danced with Don Porfirio (choreographer)
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He choreographed the ballet, "The Concert," in the New York City Ballet company production at the City Center in New York City with Tanaquil LeClercq and Robert Barnett in the cast. Frederic Chopin was composer. Irene Sharaff was costume designer. Saul Steinberg was set designer. See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 3 Articles | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[to Irving Berlin] Give me something to dance about and I'll dance it. See more »

Trivia:

The only winner of an Academy Award as Best Director to get it for a film from which he was fired. See more »

Nickname:

Jerry

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