Sonya Tayeh Wins 2020 Tony Award for Choreography of MOULIN ROUGE!

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Sonya Tayeh has won Best Choreography at the 74th Annual Tony Awards for her choreography for Moulin Rouge! The Musical. | Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty

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Jordanna Brody
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September 26, 2021 8:07 PM
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Sonya Tayeh has won Best Choreography at the 74th Annual Tony Awards for her choreography for Moulin Rouge! The Musical. This is her first nomination and win.

Tayeh beat out fellow nominees Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui (Jagged Little Pill) and Anthony Van Laast (Tina).

Tayeh is best known for her work on Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance, including two Emmy nominations for her work on the show. She choreographed for seasons 4-11.

Tayeh made her Broadway debut with Moulin Rouge! The Musical.


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Jordanna Brody

Originally from South Florida, Jordanna Brody graduated from Emerson College with a BFA in Theatre Education and Performance in 2019. Her experience teaching, performing, directing, and working behind the scenes informs her perspective on theatre in every way. She is passionate about uplifting marginalized voices, innovative theatrical experiences, and most importantly, TikTok.