Ann Reinking is an actress born in 1949. She has danced in many broadway shows. Her film debut was in Movie Movie. Then she went to a movie called All that Jazz. Which had many oscar nominations. She sang there a lot of songs.


  • Played the role of "Maggie" on the Broadway stage in "Over Here", with John Travolta and The Andrews Sisters.
  • Won Broadway's 1997 Tony Award as Best Choreographer for a revival of "Chicago." -She was nominated on three other occasions: in 1975, as Best Actress (Musical) for "Goodtime Charley;" in 1978 as Best Actress (Featured Role - Musical) for "Dancin';" and in 1999 as Best Director (Musical), along with collaborator Richard Maltby Jr., for "Fosse."
  • She choreographed "Fosse", performed at the Prince of Wales Theatre, which was nominated for Best Musical at the 2001 (2000 season) Laurence Olivier Theatre Awards.
  • She was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 2001 (2000 season) for Best Theatre Choreography, with the late Bob Fosse, for "Fosse", at the Prince of Wales Theatre.
  • She was nominated for a 1998 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Theatre Choreographer of 1997 season for "Chicago".

Founder of the Broadway Theater Project in Tampa, Florida, an international program that connects students with real-life professionals who teach the ins and outs of theater life on- and off-stage.

  • Closely associated with dancer/choreographer Bob Fosse, she was his protégé and partner, both personally and professionally, during the 1970s (though Fosse was separated from, but still married to, Gwen Verdon), and continues to this day promoting his name and dancing style.
  • First worked with Bob Fosse as a chorus member in "Pippin" on Broadway in 1972.

Replaced Gwen Verdon as "Roxie Hart" in the stage version of "Chicago" in 1977 although there was a 25-year age difference. Verdon, herself, was married to Bob Fosse.

  • One of seven children.
  • Performed at "Broadway Comes To Yonkers" a benefit to help raise money for "Youth Theatre Interactions, Inc. (YTI)" a Westchester-based theatre school that caters to apsiring actors between the ages of 9-19.

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