Jerome Robbins

Jerome Robbins

Choreographer

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

Roles (102)

Fiddler on the Roof Playbill - Opening Night Fiddler on the Roof (2015)
Opened Dec 20, 2015
  • Original Choreography & Direction
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The King and I Playbill - Opening Night The King and I (2015)
Opened Apr 16, 2015
  • Original Choreography
The King and I - Opening Night
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On the Town Playbill - Opening Night On the Town (2014)
Opened Oct 16, 2014
  • Based on an Idea by
On the Town Playbill - Opening Night
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West Side Story Playbill - Opening Night West Side Story (2009)
Opened Mar 19, 2009
  • Original Conceiver
  • Original Production Director
  • Original Production Choreographer
West Side Story - Opening Night
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Gypsy Playbill - Opening Gypsy (2008)
Opened Mar 27, 2008
  • Original Direction and Choreography
Gypsy - Opening Night
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Fiddler on the Roof Playbill - Opening Night Fiddler on the Roof (2004)
Opened Feb 26, 2004
  • Choreographer/Original Director
Fiddler on Roof  - Opening Night
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Gypsy Playbill - Opening Night, May 2003 Gypsy (2003)
Opened May 1, 2003
  • Original Choreography
Gypsy - Opening Night
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Peter Pan Playbill - April 1999 Peter Pan (1999)
Opened Apr 7, 1999
  • Originally conceived, directed, and choreographed
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Peter Pan Playbill - Opening Night Peter Pan (1998)
Opened Nov 23, 1998
  • Original Conception
  • Original Direction
  • Original Choreography
Peter Pan - Opening Night
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On The Town Playbill - Opening Night On the Town (1998)
Opened Nov 19, 1998
  • Concept
  • Original 1944 Production Choreographer
On The Town - Opening Night
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Awards

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