Dan Knechtges

 DAN KNECHTGES Lysistrata Jones (Direction & Choreography), Xanadu (directed by Chris Ashley, Tony nomination, Drama Desk nomination), Sondheim on Sondheim (directed by James Lapine), 110 in The Shade (starring Audra McDonald) and The 25th Annual Putnum County Spelling Bee (directed by James Lapine.) Dan also choreographed the Off-Broadway incarnation of The 25th Annual Putnum County Spelling Bee at Second Stage, which earned him a Lucille Lortel Award nomination. Off-Broadway credits include directing the play Tail! Spin! (starring Mo Rocca and Rachel Dratch) for the 2012 Fringe Festival,  Clinton the Musical, Merrily We Roll Along for Encores! at City Center (directed by James Lapine), Vanities at Second Stage and directing and choreographing Lysistrata Jones for the Transport Group. 

 

Other credits include Der Schuh Das Manitu (Berlin, Germany), Guys & Dolls (Great Lakes Theatre Festvial), The Nightingale (LaJolla Playhouse), Vanities (Theatreworks Palo Alto), Give It Up! (Dallas Theatre Center), Girl In The Frame (Goodspeed), Boys From Syracuse (Centerstage Baltimore), Godspell (Papermill Playhouse). Dan’s choreography can be seen in the Todd Solondz's movie Palindromes, Dark Horse , White Collar on USA Network, The 2011 TV Land Awards with Liza Minnelli, and in Fatboy Slim's music video "It's a Wonderful Night," which reached #1 in the U.K.

 

Dan is currently Artistic Director for Theater Under the Stars in Houston. 

 

For more information visit www.danknechtges.com

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