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ROB ASHFORD is the director and choreographer of the current Broadway revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Tony nominations for Direction and Choreography). In 2010 he directed and choreographed Promises, Promises (Tony nomination for Best Choreography). Other Broadway credits: Thoroughly Modern Millie (2002 Tony Award for Best Choreography), The Wedding Singer (Tony nomination), Curtains (Tony nomination) and Cry-Baby (Tony nomination). In London: Anna Christie starring Jude Law and Ruth Wilson (Donmar Warehouse, Evening Standard Award nomination for Direction), A Streetcar Named Desire starring Rachel Weisz (Donmar Warehouse, Olivier nomination for Best Revival), Parade (Donmar Warehouse, Olivier nomination for Direction and Choreography), Evita (Olivier nomination), Guys and Dolls (Olivier nomination), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Olivier nomination) and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (National Theatre). Also, Candide (ENO, La Scala, Milan and Châtelet, Paris) and Parade (Mark Taper). For the Kennedy Center Honours: tributes for Andrew Lloyd Webber, Barbra Streisand, Jerry Herman, Barbara Cook and Meryl Streep. He provided choreography for the film Beyond the Sea directed by and starring Kevin Spacey. Rob Ashford won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography for his work on the 81st Annual Academy Awards. He’s a trustee for the Joyce Theatre.