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NICK KENKEL

CHOREOGRAPHER

DIRECTOR

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Nick is the Co-Choreographer and Associate Director on Gotta Dance, a new musical coming to Broadway in 2016.  Nick choreographed the first three episodes this season of Saturday Night Live, featuring Miley Cyrus, Amy Schumer, and Tracy Morgan. Nick was the Associate Director and Co-Choreographer for PEEPSHOW in Las Vegas starring Holly Madison, Mel B., and CoCo Austin. The show ran for a successful four and a half years at Planet Hollywood Casino & Resort. Nick has directed/choreographed his own versions of Dreamgirls, Chicago, and Legally Blonde at North Shore Music Theatre, one of New England’s finest regional theatres, receiving numerous IRNE Award Nominations including Best Director and Best Choreographer. Nick has directed the last three annual installments of Broadway Bares in New York City. On Broadway, Nick was the Assistant Choreographer on Legally Blonde and Associate Choreographer on Catch Me If You Can. Nick choreographed and restaged the 1st National Tour of Catch Me If You Can. His work can currently be seen at Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn as he is a regular choreographer for the Brooklynettes, NBA pro dance team.

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Theatre
Evita
Director/Choreographer
North Shore Music Theatre
Dreamgirls
Director / Choreographer
North Shore Music Theatre, Massachusetts
Chicago
Director / Choreographer
North Shore Music Theatre, Massachusetts
Legally Blonde
Director / Choreographer
North Shore Music Theatre, Massachusettes
Footloose
Choreographer
Norwegian Cruise Line
Aida
Choreographer
Dir. Schele Williams / Ogunquit Playhouse, Maine
Half Time
Choreographer
Dir. Jerry Mitchell/Paper Mill Playhouse
Saturday Night Fever
Choreographer
North Shore Music Theatre, Massachusetts
My Very Own British Invasion
Assoc. Director/Assoc. Choreographer
Dir. Jerry Mitchell/ Paper Mill Playhouse
Gotta Dance
Assoc. Director / Co-Choreographer
Dir. Jerry Mitchell / Broadway 2016
PEEPSHOW
Assoc. Director / Co-Choreographer
Dir. Jerry Mitchell / CHI Showroom, Las Vegas / BASE Entertainment
Catch Me If You Can
Assoc. Choreographer
Dir. Jack O'Brien / The Neil Simon Theatre, Broadway / Hal Luftig
Legally Blonde
Asst. Choreographer
Dir. Jerry Mitchell / The Palace Theatre, Broadway / Hal Luftig
The Cher Show
Featured Choreographer
Broadway
DanceBreak
Featured Choreographer
Ailey Citigroup Theatre, NYC / DanceBreak Foundation
Catch Me If You Can
Restaged & Additional Choreography
Dir. Matt Lenz / 1st National Tour / Troika
Concerts/Tours/Events
Miss America
Assistant Choreographer
Celebrity Cruises
Choreographer
Broadway Bares 23-25
Director
Roseland / Hammerstein Ballroom, NYC/BCEFA
Broadway Bares 13-15
Guest Choreographer
Roseland / Hammerstein Ballroom, NYC/BCEFA
Fire Island Dance Festival 20th Anniversary
Guest Choreographer
Fire Island
Luvabulls
Guest Choreographer
Chicago NBA Pro Dance Team/United Center
Brooklynettes
Guest Choreographer
Brooklyn NBA Pro Dance Team/Barclay's Center
Knicks City Dancers
Guest Choreographer
New York NBA Pro Dance Team / Madison Square Garden
New York Liberty
Guest Choreographer
New York WNBA Pro Dance Team / Madison Square Garden
Downtown For Democracy w/ Hillary Clinton
Choreographer
Avalon, NYC
New York Music Festival 2016
Choreographer
The Voice: Neon Dreams
Film
Isn't It Romantic
Co-Choreographer
Dir. Todd Strauss-Schulson/ New Line Cinema
Television
Tell Me A Story
Choreographer
CBS
Saturday Night Live w/ Amy Schumer, Miley Cyrus, Tracy Morgan
Choreographer
Dir. Don Roy King
Ice Loves Coco
Guest Choreographer
Season 3 E! Network / Comcast Ent.
Holly's World
Guest Choreographer
Season 1 E! Network / Kevin Burns
The Search For Elle Woods
Guest Choreographer
Season 1 MTV Network
WB Morning Show Dance Promo
Choreographer
WB Network & Equinox Fitness
Commercials
Advil PM
Choreographer
VRBO Campaign
Choreographer
Prettybird
Gotta Dance
Choreographer
Dir. Jamaal Parham / AKA
Catch Me If You Can
Co-Choreographer
Dir. Oliver Power / Sweet Sadie, Inc.
Clearasil/America's Best Dance Crew
Choreographer
Dir. Liz Epp / MTV Networks
Foxwoods Casino
Choreographer
Dir. Nick Piper / Backyard Productions
It Takes Boobs Promo
Choreographer
Dir. James Gay / Oxygen Network
TRL Promo
Choreographer
Dir. Bill Zimmer / MTV Network
Hewlett Packard/Ipod
Asst. Choreographer
Dir. Paul Hunter / Lisa Gatto
Miscellaneous
"Cherchez La Femme" Casino Game
Choreographer
High5 Games
Print
Dance Workout w/ Rihanna
Choreographer
Seventeen Magazine
Equinox Fitness Ad
Campaign Choreographer
Equinox Fitness
Corporate
Samsung Launch-The Nose
Director/Choreographer
INVNT

Press

"Director/choreographer Nick Kenkel has earned his stripes directing and choreographing several well-received NSMT productions, and the tangos and paso dobles in “Evita” are right in his wheelhouse, the sleek and sensual ensemble of dancers doing full justice to his choreography."

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