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choreographer , theater director

Robert Marshall, American film, television and theater director, choreographer. Recipient Mr. Abbott award, Stage Directors & Choreographers Foundation, 2005.


Marshall, Robert was born on October 17, 1960 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States.


Graduate, Carnegie Mellon University, 1982.


Broadway dancer, New York City.


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  • Other Work

    • Director: (plays) Chicago, 1992. (Broadway plays) Suessical, 2000. Co-director(with Sam Mendes): Cabaret, 1998 (Dora Mavor Moore award).

      Director: (films) Chicago, 2002 (National Board Review award, Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film, Directors Guild of America, 2002, nominated for Oscar award), Memoirs of a Geisha, 2005, Nine, 2009. (television films) Annie, 1999 (Emmy award, American Choreography award), (television specials) Tony Bennett: An American Classic, 2006 (Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical Variety, Directors Guild American, 2007, Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music, or Comedy Progressive, Academy television Arts and Sciences, 2007, Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special, Academy television Arts and Sciences, 2007). Co-choreographer (Broadway plays) Kiss of the Spider Woman, 1993.

      Choreographer (Broadway plays) Damn Yankees (revival), 1994, Victor/Victoria, 1995, A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum (revival), 1996. Overseer of dance sequences (television films) Mistress Santa Claus (Columbia Broadcasting System), 1996. Choreographer (television films) Rogers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (ABC), 1997, (films) The Cradle Will Rock, 1998.