JENN RAPP

Jenn Rapp is the current associate director/choreographer for The Illusionists, which played a record-breaking run at the Marquis Theatre in 2014 and 2015. She just returned from Williamstown Theatre Festival where she choreographed the new play Song for a Future Generation. For the Atlantic Theatre Company, she associate directed the new musical Found and recently returned from Turkey, where she directed/choreographed the international tour of Madagascar Live! As an associate director to Stafford Arima, she worked on the Lincoln Center one-night-only concert staging of RAGTIME starring Lea Salonga, Norm Lewis, and Patina Miller. Off-Broadway, she associate directed Bare at New World Stages, Carrie for MCC and Lucky Guy at the Little Shubert Theatre. She directed and choreographed Prinson Dancer for NYMF, for which she won an Excellence in Choreography award and Spamalot for Surflight Theatre, earning a Broadway World NJ Best Choreography Award.

She is the current associate choreographer for Cinemax’s The Knick and Showtime’s Happyish with choreographer John Carrafa. They have worked together for many years in musical theatre, television, commercials, and on the original musical Finding Nemo, still playing at Disney World’s Animal Kingdom.

Twice a year she boards a cruise ship to direct and choreograph the ongoing original NCL production of Le Cirque Bijou—a mix of aerial circus choreography and dance—and as the director for their production of Legally Blonde. She has extensive experience mounting national and international tours of popular cartoon TV characters, putting the likes of Dora The Explorer, Spongebob Squarepants, Thomas The Tank Engine, and Scooby-Doo into original musical theatre productions. She has traveled to numerous countries, working for companies such as Dreamworks, Nickelodeon, Disney Creative Entertainment, and Warner Brothers Entertainment and worked with casts in English, Spanish, Italian, Turkish, Japanese, Portuguese, Dutch, German, Korean, Cantonese, Mandarin, Hebrew, and French.

Visit Jenn's official website: http://jennrapp.com