Award-winning choreographer, Peggy Hickey is one of the most versatile choreographers today, working extensively in theatre, opera, film, and television. Her work can currently be seen in Anastasia at the Broadhurst Theatre. She choreographed the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder which toured the United States in 2015-2016 and open in London’s West End in 2016, My Fair Lady (starring Kelli O’Hara, Kelsey Grammar and Brian Dennehy) at Lincoln Center with the New York Philharmonic, The Most Happy Fella (starring Paul Sorvino) for New York City Opera and Lucky to Be Me, The Music of Leonard Bernstein also for New York City Opera. Peggy collaborated with Monty Python’s Eric Idle on An Evening Without Monty Python, which played in New York and Los Angeles.
Peggy was awarded the MTV Video Music Award for Best Choreography for her work on Grammy-Award winner Beck’s "The New Pollution". She choreographed “Spring Awakening” for the hit series 90210; "So I Thought I Could Dance" for Christina Applegate’s series Samantha Who; and she was nominated for an MTV Movie Award for Best Dance Sequence in a Feature Film for her work on the cult favorite, The Brady Bunch Movie. Peggy choreographed the “Nurses Ball” episodes on General Hospital for eight consecutive seasons as well as “Jail House Tango” for ABC’s Passions.
Peggy is a two-time recipient of the Connecticut Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Choreography for Brigadoon and On the Twentieth Century at the renowned Goodspeed Musicals in Connecticut. Also for Goodspeed, Peggy choreographed King of Hearts, A Little Night Music, Amour and the recent revival of Carnival. Other credits include Oklahoma! At the Paper Mill Playhouse, The Music Man (starring Shirley Jones and Patrick Cassidy) for Hartford’s Bushnell Theatre, Gigi and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum for Los Angeles’ Reprise along with many productions for Music Theatre Wichita, Sacramento Music Circus, and Casa Manana.
Peggy also works extensively in opera, and has collaborated with such renowned artists as Plácido Domingo, Samuel Ramey, Denyce Graves, Susan Graham, and Franco Zeffirelli among others. Her work has been performed at Los Angeles Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Seattle Opera, Canadian Opera Company, Santa Fe Opera, Palm Beach Opera, and the Julliard School, where she choreographed Hansel und Gretel with sets and costumes by Maurice Sendak, which was subsequently televised Live From Lincoln Center on PBS. Internationally, Peggy choreographed La Cenerentola and Ballo en Mashara at the Hong Kong Arts Festival; Don Giovanni and Salome at the Savonlinna Opera Festival; and The King & I at Théâtre du Châtelet.
Peggy is currently choreographing the Broadway-bound production of Romy & Michele's High School Reunion at Seattle's The 5th Avenue Theatre.
Visit Peggy's official website: http://peggyhickey.com