MICHELE LYNCH (Choreographer) recently choreographed the National Tour of Dirty Dancing as well as Dirty Dancing in Australia, which earned her a Helpmann Award nomination. Michele choreographed Little Miss Sunshine, directed by James Lapine, at Second Stage Theatre and has recently received the 2016 Helen Hayes Award for Kiss Me Kate at Shakespeare Theatre Company. Broadway choreography credits include Everyday Rapture, The Coast of Utopia, Hairspray (assoc. choreo), The Full Monty (asst. choreo), and Urinetown (asst. choreo). She choreographed the national tours of Little House on the Prairie (Papermill Playhouse) and Happy Days the Musical (Goodspeed Theatre, receiving a Connecticut Critics Circle Award for her work).
Film credits include The Last Five Years, Joyful Noise (starring Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah) and Camp. Off-Broadway she choreographed Everyday Rapture and We the People (Joe A. Calloway Award nomination). For opera, her production of Show Boat was seen at The Kennedy Center, Chicago Lyric Opera, San Francisco Opera and Houston Grand Opera. Some regional theaters include Mark Taper Forum, Yale Repertory Theater, Riverside Theater, St. Louis MUNY, Capital Repertory Theater, Asolo Theater, and Ford’s Theater. She also choreographed Dolly Parton’s Better Day World Tour.