Dance Teacher Faculty Bio | Andy Blankenbuehler | Steps on Broadway
Faculty - Steps on Broadway
Andy Blankenbuehler
Mr. Blankenbuehler is three-time Tony Award winner for his choreography in the Broadway productions of Bandstand, In The Heights and Hamilton for which he also received London's Olivier Award. Other Broadway credits include Bring It On, 9 To 5, The People In The Picture, The Apple Tree, Annie, and the revival of CATS. Most recently he made his writing debut (co-writer Ted Malawer) with the world premiere of Only Gold, Off-Broadway at MCC. Upcoming theatre projects include the first Broadway revival of the Tony Award winning musical Kiss of the Spiderwoman, as well as The Secret of Santa Vittoria with writer John Weidman.

On television, Mr. Blankenbuehler's work has been seen on the Emmy Award winning FX series Fosse/Verdon, as well as the Lionsgate/ABC remake of Dirty Dancing, America's Got Talent, So You Think You Can Dance, The Sopranos, MTV, Sesame Street featuring Janelle Monae, as well as many commercials.

His choreography can be seen in the Universal Studio film of the musical Cats. Andy is very proud to have made his concert debut with a piece entitled Remember Our Song for the Tulsa Ballet Company. He staged the 2022 Met Gala featuring Leslie Odom Jr. and Lenny Kravitz. As a performer, Mr. Blankenbuehler has danced on Broadway in Fosse, Contact, Man of La Mancha, Saturday Night Fever, Steel Pier, Big and Guys and Dolls. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Mr. Blankenbuehler resides in New York City, with his wife Elly and two children, Luca and Sofia. Mr. Blankenbuehler is a recipient of a special Drama Desk Award and Dance Magazine Award for his achievement in the theatre.

Mr Blankenbuehler received the 2018 Kennedy Center Honors for his work on the musical Hamilton.