Derricks previously choreographed the 58th Emmy Awards hosted by Conan O’Brien. She will work this year with previously announced host, Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch, who plays Sue Sylvester on the hit Fox series "Glee." Derricks recently choreographed the Broadway production of Wonderland, which opened in April 2011 at the Marquis Theatre. She has also choreographed the Broadway production of A Class Act; The Rocky Horror Show at the Tiffany Theatre; Finian’s Rainbow at the Coconut Grove Playhouse in Miami; Sister Act at the Pasadena Playhouse; and Cirque du Soleil's Zumanity in New York and Las Vegas.
Her film choreography includes the "Austin Powers" franchise, the "Charlie’s Angels" films, "Mr. and Mrs. Smith," "Little Miss Sunshine," "Tropic Thunder," and most recently "No Strings Attached." She has won Emmy Awards for her television work on "Third Rock from the Sun," "The Good Will Games" and "Fame LA." Other television credits include "True Blood," "Will and Grace" and "That 70’s Show," among others. She also choreographed the 2009 Academy Awards, hosted by Hugh Jackman.
The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards are executive-produced by Mark Burnett. For more information and a list of nominees, visit www.emmys.tv.