Robert Fairchild, Leanne Cope & More Receive Astaire Award Nominations

first_img View Comments Tony nominees Robert Fairchild, Leanne Cope, Christian Borle, Annaleigh Ashford, Tony Yazbeck, Alex Sharp and more are among the 2015 Astaire Award nominees. Additionally, Tony and Oscar winner Joel Grey and Finding Neverland producer Harvey Weinstein have been chosen to receive the special Lifetime Achievement Award and the Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theatre and Film Award, respectively.The Astaire Awards is the only awards show to honor excellence in dance and choreography on Broadway and in film and were first started in 1982 by the late Fred Astaire and the late Douglas Watt. The 33rd Annual Fred and Adele Astaire Awards will be held on June 1 at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.See below for the full list of nominees.Best Female DancerAnnaleigh Ashford, You Can’t Take it With YouLeanne Cope, An American in ParisJill Paice, An American in ParisMegan Fairchild, On the TownErin Davie, Side ShowEmily Padgett, Side ShowXiaoChuan Xie, The King and IMelanie Moore, Finding NeverlandBest Male DancerRobert Fairchild, An American in ParisClyde Alves, On the TownTony Yazbeck, On the TownJay Armstrong Johnson, On the TownPhillip Attmore, On the Twentieth CenturyRick Faugno, On the Twentieth CenturyDrew King, On the Twentieth CenturyRichard Riaz Yoder, On the Twentieth CenturyChristian Borle, Something Rotten!Alex Sharp, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-TimeBest ChoreographerChristopher Wheeldon, An American in ParisJoshua Bergasse, On the TownChristopher Gattelli, The King and IWarren Carlyle, On the Twentieth CenturyCasey Nicholaw, Something Rotten!Scott Graham & Steven Hoggett for Frantic Assembly, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-TimeSteven Hoggett, The Last ShipMia Michaels, Finding Neverlandlast_img

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