Lynne Taylor-Corbett

Theater Choreographer

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Who is Lynne Taylor-Corbett?

Lynne Taylor-Corbett is a choreographer, director, lyricist, and composer. She was born in Denver, Colorado.

She works in theatre and film, and also choreographs for dance companies, both ballet and modern, and is the principal guest choreographer for Carolina Ballet. She choreographed the dance Great Galloping Gottschalk for the American Ballet Theatre, which premiered the work in Miami in January 1982.

Taylor-Corbett was nominated for the 2000 Tony Award, Best Direction of a Musical and Best Choreography for the musical Swing! and also received a 2000 Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Choreography. Her recent stage work includes both directing and choreographing the musical My Vaudeville Man!, which ran off-Broadway at the York Theatre Company from November 2008 through January 2009.She received a Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Choreography with her collaborator, Shonn Wiley, for My Vaudeville Man!.

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society announced that Taylor-Corbett is the recipient of the 2008 Joseph A. Callaway Award for excellence in stage directing and choreography.

Her son, Shaun Taylor-Corbett, appeared in the children’s series Hi-5 which airs on the Learning Channel. He has appeared in the off-Broadway show Altar Boyz, and in the production of In The Heights on Broadway.

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