STEPS BEYOND FOUNDATION & STEPS ON BROADWAY PRESENT
Join us for one-on-one conversations with leaders in the field and discover their stories, what propels their creative drive, and other relevant issues on their mind. The series is held on Sunday evenings.
MARGUERITE DERRICKS, choreographer
PATRICIA R KLAUSNER, moderator
DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES MARGUERITE DERRICKS IS NOT ABLE TO APPEAR ON SUNDAY. WE HOPE TO RESCHEDULE THIS TALK IN THE NEAR FUTURE. ANY ONE WHO HAS PURCHASED A TICKET WILL BE REFUNDED.
Marguerite is the first and only choreographer to have received three consecutive Emmy Awards for Outstanding Choreography, and is also the recipient of five MTV Movie Awards for Best Dance Sequence. TV credits include “3rd Rock from the Sun”, “Will and Grace”, “Dancing with the Stars” Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”, Apple TV’s “Roar”, Amazon’s “Them: Covenant”, Showtime’s “The Affair” HBO’s “Westworld” and “True Blood”, Netflix’s “Glow”, and the revival of “Gilmore Girls”….
In the world of film Marguerite has choreographed some of the most popular movies of the last 20 years. Her work has spanned from cult hits like Showgirls, Striptease, Donnie Darko, the Austin Powers franchise, Charlie’s Angels, Tropic Thunder, Mr & Mrs. Smith, 10 Things I Hate About You, Little Miss Sunshine, and more. Her presence in Las Vegas included Cirque’s long running production of Zumanity and Le Reve which was voted “Best Production Show” for six consecutive years. Her theatre work includes Heathers: The Musical, which won rave reviews for its Los Angeles world premiere and had its Off-Broadway premiere in March 2014. She also choreographed the Broadway productions of Wonderland and A Class Act. Marguerite has choreographed for numerous awards shows including The Critics’ Choice Awards, The Oscars (with Hugh Jackman ), The Emmys, MTV Movie Awards, Teen Choice, TV Land Awards, and VH1 Vogue Fashion Awards. In addition to her television and film work, Marguerite has worked with Grammy winning music icon Adele on “Chasing Pavements” which was nominated by MTV for Best Choreography in a music video. Marguerite’s other music videos include working with Lenny Kravitz and Katy Perry. She also has had the pleasure of working with innovative commercial directors on popular spots for Clinique, Target , HP, Guitar Hero, United Healthcare, The Gap (featuring Claire Danes and Patrick Wilson), American Express, Pepsi , and more.