Author Archives: The Cooper Company

Oz Scott Honored by the DGA’s African American Steering Committee!

“On April 28, the DGA’s African American Steering Committee (AASC) presented a special evening in honor of Director Oz Scott. The event celebrated the DGA Award-nominated industry heavyweight in an insightful evening with notable Directors, Producers, Actors and others who have worked with Scott and have been influenced by his work.” – Directors Guild of America

Curators and Artists Announced for the Museum of Broadway!

“Devoted to musicals, plays, and the people who make them, guests of the museum will travel through a visual history of Broadway, highlighting groundbreaking moments in a series of exhibits that showcase costumes, props, renderings, rare photos, videos, and more. The museum will also celebrate behind-the-scenes with The Making of a Broadway Show, which will honor the  professionals–both onstage and off–who bring Broadway plays and musicals to life every night.” Read the full list of curators and artists here!

Watch Lorin Latarro Teach Choreography from Broadway’s Mrs. Doubtfire!

Mrs. Doubtfire choreographer Lorin Latarro shares tap choreography for the new musical’s fast-paced number “Easy Peasy” in the video above. Dance along with dance captain Travis Waldschmidt and swings Brian Martin and Alexandra Matteo. “The piece has a lot of different dance styles to it because the show is eclectic musically,” Latarro shares about the new musical. “So we tried to lean into the comedy of the show and of the circumstance of the show.” – Playbill  Click here to watch!

Sara Mearns To Perform in iHeartDanceNYC’s Benefit for Ukraine!

On April 9, the New York City–based nonprofit will present a benefit performance with funds supporting the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine. Held at the French Institute Alliance Française Florence Gould Hall the program will feature volunteer performances by dancers from American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Broadway and more. All proceeds benefit Friend Fund: A Ukraine Wide Charity Foundation, which provides direct support to Ukrainian soldiers and their families. Click here to purchase tickets and donate.

Sean Cheesman to Choreograph APRIL FOOLS at the Segal Centre!

“The Segal Centre is reopening and putting theatre back in the spotlight with the upcoming English-language premiere of April Fools, a pop/rock cabaret musical from Israeli superstar and two-time “Israeli Singer of the Year” Keren Peles… As a cherry on top of the scintillating creative team is the internationally renowned So You Think You Can Dance choreographer Sean Cheesman.” – Broadwayworld Montreal