About this Artist
JERRY MITCHELL (Director / Choreographer) made his Broadway and West End debuts as director with the 2011 Olivier Award-winning Best Musical Legally Blonde, for which he also served as choreographer; he was nominated for the Tony and Olivier Awards for his choreography and the Drama Desk Award for his direction. Jerry received a Tony as choreographer of the 2005 Tony-winning Best Revival of La Cage aux Folles, having also been nominated for the Tony in the same category for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Previously, Jerry received Olivier, Tony, and other nominations for choreographing Hairspray and The Full Monty. For Broadway, Jerry also choreographed Never Gonna Dance and the revivals of Gypsy (starring Bernadette Peters), The Rocky Horror Show, and You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, as well as Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Off-Broadway and film). Most recently, he directed and choreographed Peepshow, a Las Vegas extravaganza production show, and served as production supervisor for Broadway’s Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Jerry proudly conceives, directs, and choreographs Broadway Bares, a comedy burlesque performed annually for the charity Broadway Cares. Currently, he is the choreographer of Broadway’s Catch Me If You Can and is supervising the writing of Broadway musicals based on the films Kinky Boots, Mad Hot Ballroom, and Queen of the Stardust Ballroom, all of which he will direct and choreograph for Broadway.