Jerome Robbins

Jerome Robbins

Choreographer, Director, Performer, Producer, Production Supervisor, Source Material, Writer

Jerome Robbins, the elegant choreographer/director who turned the swagger of New York teen gangs into the purest of dance in West Side Story on stage and film, died July 29, 1998. He was 79.

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  • Also known as: Jerome Rabinowitz
  • Born: Oct 11, 1918 in New York, New York
  • Death: Jul 29, 1998 in New York, New York


Drama Desk Award
1989 Special Award Winner
Tony Award
1989 Direction of a Musical Jerome Robbins' Broadway Winner
1965 Choreography Fiddler on the Roof Winner
1965 Direction of a Musical Fiddler on the Roof Winner
1963 Producer of a Play Mother Courage and Her Children Nominee
1960 Direction of a Musical Gypsy Nominee
1958 Choreography West Side Story Winner
1957 Choreography Bells Are Ringing Nominee
1948 Choreography High Button Shoes Winner