Ms. Patti Colombo
Honors and Awards
EMMY nomination (Peter Pan on A&E)
Connecticut Critics Circle Award (Seven Brides)
The Elliot Norton Award (Seven Brides)
Ovation Award (Radio Gals)
Critic's Circle Award (White Christmas) L.A.
Drama-Logue Award (Drood, On the Town, West Side Story)
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at Papermill Playhouse
PATTI COLOMBO received an Emmy nomination and American Choreographapher's Award for Peter Pan starring Cathy Rigby that aired on A&E; she also choreographed the Tony nominated Broadway production. She choreographed the National Tours of Doctor Dolittle w/Tommy Tune and Seussical, the Musical w/Cathy Rigby. Her choreography for Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at the Goodspeed Opera House received a Connecticut Critics Circle Award for Best Choreography and The Elliot Norton Award for the National Tour in 2007. She received an Ovation Award for Radio Gals at the Pasadena Playhouse and was Ovation nominated for the revival of Can-Can there; Critic's Circle Award for White Christmas at Denver Center; L.A. Drama-Logue Awards for Drood (West Coast premiere), On the Town, Most Happy Fella, and West Side Story. Patti also choreographed over 100 episodes of the Emmy Award winning "Adventures in Wonderland" for The Disney Channel. For TV, Patti has been pleased to work with David Hyde Pierce, Martin Short, Drew Carey, Christine Baranski, and Malcolm Getz.
Raves and Reviews
"Colombo has fueled the action with dizzying leaps and spins that frequently brought cheers from the opening-night audience." Robert Daniels, VARIETY
"The good news- make that great news- is that Patti Colombo, one of the finest musical-comedy choreographers in the business, has staged the dance numbers in Paper Mill's revival." Terry Teachout, WALL STREET JOURNAL
''Ugg-a-Wugg,'' is transformed here by Ms. Colombo into a first-rate show-stopper…" Peter Marks, NEW YORK TIMES
"Patti Colombo is the most exciting musical theatre choreographer I've seen since Tommy Tune." Michael Dale, BROADWAY WORLD.COM