“World Choreography Awards” an annual award show to celebrate creativity and innovation by recognizing excellence in the art of media choreography.
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The World Choreography Awards (WCA) is a global annual award show celebrating and honoring the best in media choreography. The WCA recognizes choreographic achievement in Motion Picture, Music Video, Commercials, Television Episodic, Television Award Show/Special, Digital Content, Digital Content Independent and Television Reality Show/Competition.
THIS YEARS CELEBRITY ATTENDEES: Brian Friedman, Mandy Moore, Disney’s Mousekeeters, Carrie Ann Inaba, Twitch, Allison Holker, Glorya Kaufman, Anita Mann, Daniel “Cloud” Campos, Joe Tremaine, Kathryn Burns and Christopher Scott are confirmed at this time.
PAST CELEBRITY ATTENDEES: Christina Applegate, Florence Henderson, Paula Abdul, R5, Kida, Travis Wall, Joe Tremaine, Anita Mann, Daniel Ezralow, Jeffery Hornaday, Travis Payne, Mandy Moore, Christopher Scott, George Chakiris, Adam Shankman and Michael Rooney…just to name a few.
THIS YEAR: This year the Joe Tremaine Legacy award, honoring dance-makers that changed the face of dance as we know it, will go to Anita Mann.
WHAT: World Choreography Awards 2017
WHO: Produced by Allen Walls, Cecilie Stuart, Jordi Caballero and Cheryl Baxter-Ratliff.
WHERE: The Saban Theatre, 8440 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA, 90211
WHEN: Monday, October 23, 2017 Red Carpet at 6:30pm & Show 7:40pm
PERFOMANCE BY: Mandy Moore, will recreate her number she did for the Television Academy, “What Does a Choreographer Really Do,” Bradley Rapier’s Cantinas Arts, Kinjaz, Isaac Tee, and Elizabeth Petrin and Mandy Korpinen.
THE CATEGORIES: Motion Picture, Television Episodic, Commercials, Television Reality Show/Competition, Music Videos, Television Award Show/Special, Digital Content and Digital Content Independent.
SPONSORS: Joe Tremaine Conventions & Competitions, Anita Mann Productions, Go 2 Talent Agency, BLOC Talent Agency, The Movement Talent Agency, Clear Talent Group, McDonald/Selznick Associates, Edge Performing Arts Center, NoHo Arts District, The Hollywood Summer Tour and SoHo Dance LA.
We’ll have amazing breathtaking performances by the world’s top choreographers and dancers. The film world has “The Oscar,” the Television world has “The Emmy,” the Stage world has “The Tony,” and now the Dance world has, ”The Choreo.” The WCA brings the best and brightest stars of dance together for one glorious night…as we salute the future, celebrate the present and honor the past.
WORLD CHOREOGRAPHY AWARDS 2017 NOMINEES
RYAN HEFFINGTON – Kenzo World
RENEE KESTER and JOLEE LEE – Lenovo
TRICIA MIRANDA – H&M Back to School
DANIEL CLOUD CAMPOS and TAMARA LEVINSON – Cillit Bang
JULIANNE Juju WATERS – MSM Epic Squads
TELEVISION REALITY SHOW / COMPETITION:
TRAVIS WALL – SYTYCD, The Mirror
LUTHER BROWN – SYTYCD, Dangerous
DEREK HOUGH – DWTS, Pro Performance #2
MANDY MOORE – DWTS, “Ain’t No Sunshine”
ELIZABETH PETRIN and MANDY KORPINEN – SYTYCD, All-Star Routine
TELEVISION AWARD SHOW / SPECIAL:
ZACH WOODLEE – Grease Live
NICK FLORES and RJ DURELL – Disneyland 60th, Step in Time
MARGUERITE DERRICKS – TV Land Awards
CHRIS GRANT, JAQUEL KNIGHT, ANTHONY BURRELL, DANA FOGLIA – Beyoncé, Super Bowl
NICK FLORES and RJ DURELL, Aerial Choreographer DREYA WEBER – Pink, Billboard Awards
CHARLENE ROSE – Sense 8
DAVE SCOTT – High Strung
MANDY MOORE – La La Land
JODY SPERLING – The Dancer
KENNY ORTEGA and TONY TESTA – The Rocky Horror Picture Show
RYAN HEFFINGTON – Sia, The Greatest
JEREMY STRONG – Jason Derulo, Kiss the Sky
TESSANDRA CHAVEZ – Van Ness Wu, One Last Smile
LINDSEY BLAUFARB, CRAIG HOLLAMAN and NOEL BAJANDAS – Superfruit, Sweet Life
GIL DULDULAO, LUTHER BROWN, DENZEL CHISOLM – Janet Jackson, Dammn Baby
DIGITAL CONTENT INDEPENDENT:
KEONE and MARI MADRID – A Simple Go
JAWN HA – El Chapo
TESSANDRA CHAVEZ – Incomplete
KEONE and MARI MADRID – Are You There?
LINDSEY BLAUFARB and CRAIG HOLLAMAN – Carpool Choreography
KINJAZ – VIB3-R8TR
KEONE and MARI MADRID – Sound & Color
ANTHONY LEE and MIKE SONG – How I feel
CHRISTOPHER SCOTT, Associate Choreographer JESSICA LEE KELLER – How to Catch a Ghost
AARON SILLIS, Co-Choreographers, GIANNA G, M.I.A., YANIS MARSHALL – H&M World Recycle Week
FRED TALLAKSEN – The Real O’Neals
KATHRYN BURNS – Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
MARGUERITE DERRICKS – Gilmore Girls
RYAN HEFFINGTON, Associate Choreographer WES VELDINK – The OA
RICH + TONE TALAUEGA, Associate Choreographers SAMMY “Samo” SOTO, JEFF “New Style Hustle” SELBY, JESSICA CASTRO, JOSHUA “Floor Phantom” LOZADO, JOSE
“Extravaganza” GUTIERREZ – The Get Down