Ann Reinking

Dancer and Singer
Born Nov 10, 1949

Ann Reinking is an American actress, dancer, and choreographer. She has worked extensively in musical theatre, both as a dancer and choreographer, as well as appearing in film.

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1949 Birth Born on November 10, 1949.


1970 20 Years Old 1 More Event
Reinking was briefly married three times between 1970 and 1991; each of these marriages ended in divorce.
1974 - 1976 3 More Events
1978 28 Years Old In 1978 she appeared in Fosse's review Dancin', and received another Tony nomination. … Read More
1979 29 Years Old In 1979, Reinking appeared in Bob Fosse's semi-autobiographical film All That Jazz, as Katie Jagger, a role loosely based on her own life and relationship with Fosse. … Read More


1982 32 Years Old Secondly, she married in 1982 Herbert Allen, Jr., from whom she was divorced in 1989.
1985 35 Years Old In March 1985, Reinking appeared at the 57th Academy Awards to give a mostly lip-synced vocal performance accompanied by a dance routine of the Academy Award-nominated Phil Collins single "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)". … Read More
1986 36 Years Old In 1986, she returned to Broadway, starring in a successful revival of Fosse's production of Sweet Charity.
1989 39 Years Old Thirdly, she married in 1989 James Stuart, with whom she had one child, son Christopher, before their divorce in 1991. … Read More


1991 41 Years Old In 1991, she appeared in her first theatre production following the birth of her son, the Broadway National Tour of Bye Bye Birdie, costarring Tommy Tune.
1992 42 Years Old In 1992 she contributed choreography to Tommy Tune Tonite!, a three-man review featuring Tune.
1994 44 Years Old Reinking founded the Broadway Theater Project, a Florida training program connecting students with seasoned theater professionals, in 1994.
1995 45 Years Old In 1995, she choreographed the ABC television movie version of the Broadway musical Bye Bye Birdie.
1996 46 Years Old Reinking had retired from performing by this time. In 1996, she was asked to create the choreography "in the style of Bob Fosse" for an all-star four-night-only concert staging of Chicago for City Center's annual Encores! … Read More
1997 47 Years Old She recreated her choreography for the 1997 London transfer of Chicago, which starred Ute Lemper and Ruthie Henshall.
1998 48 Years Old In 1998 she co-created, co-directed and co-choreographed the revue Fosse, receiving a Tony Award co-nomination for Best Direction of a Musical.


2001 51 Years Old 1 More Event
For her work on the West End production of Fosse, Reinking (along with the late Bob Fosse himself) won the 2001 Olivier Award for Best Theatre Choreographer.
2005 55 Years Old Reinking continues to choreograph for theatre, television, and film. Reinking served as a judge of annual New York City public school dance competition for inner-city youth, and appeared in Mad Hot Ballroom, the 2005 documentary film about the competition.
2009 59 Years Old Reinking's son, Chris, suffers from Marfan syndrome, and she works closely with the Marfan Foundation, which is dedicated to raising awareness of the disease. She produced the 2009 documentary, In My Hands: A Story of Marfan Syndrome.


2012 62 Years Old In 2012, she contributed choreography for the Broadway production of An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin. … Read More
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