Ted Louis Levy


Ted Louis Levy made his Broadway debut in the smash hit Black & Blue. He collaborated with George C. Wolfe and Gregory Hines on the choreography of Jelly’s Last Jam, for which he received a Tony Nomination, Drama Desk Nomination, and the 1993 Outer Critics Circle Award. Levy was awarded an Emmy Award for his television debut performance in the PBS Special Precious Memories and appeared in Spike Lee’s Malcolm X for his film debut. His production of Ted Levy and Friends, directed by Gregory Hines, celebrated Levy as one of America’s premier tap dance artists. Influenced by Hines, Levy acquired his directorial debut as director of Savion Glover’s Dancing Under The Stars at the New York Shakespeare Festival’s Delacorte Theater. He also assisted in the choreography of Broadway’s Tony Award-winning Hit Bring In ‘Da Noise!  Bring In ‘Da Funk!  Levy appeared in the movie Bojangles with Gregory Hines, returning to Broadway as Papa Jack in Susan Stroman and Harry Connick Jr.’s Thou Shalt Not, and as The Mikado in The Ford Theater’s production of The Hot Mikado, for which he won a Helen Hayes Award.

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