Tap Faculty Bio | Randy Skinner | Steps on Broadway Faculty - Steps on Broadway


Randy Skinner
RANDY SKINNER is an award-winning director, choreographer, and performer whose work has been seen on Broadway, National and International tours, and Regional theatres. He received Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics, and Astaire nominations for his choreography for 42nd Street. He also choreographed the opening number for the 2001 Tony Awards television broadcast. Other shows include State Fair (Outer Critics nomination), Ain't Broadway Grand (Tony, Outer Critics nominations), After the Night and the Music (MTC/Biltmore Theatre), Irving Berlin's White Christmas (Tony, Drama Desk nominations), Do Re Mi, Of Thee I Sing, Face the Music and No No Nanette (the last four at City Center Encores), Gotta Dance! (City Center), Happy Days (Los Angeles), Stormy Weather (with Leslie Uggams/Pasadena Playhouse), An American in Paris (Alley Theatre), Abby's Song (City Center), Puttin' On the Ritz (Kennedy Center), On the 5th (Takarazuka Revue Company, Japan), Lucky In the Rain, George M, Babes in Arms (all three at Goodspeed Opera House), Hello Dolly, Strike Up the Band, Pal Joey, and Lone Star Love (Lucille Lortel nomination). He has received the Los Angeles Drama Critics Award, the Los Angeles Dramalogue Award, the Connecticut Critics Award, and the Cleveland Times Theatre Award. Among Mr. Skinner's performances are roles in A Chorus Line, Gypsy, Dames at Sea, Hello Dolly, Pay Joey, Once More with Feeling, High Spirits, Walking Happy and Babes in Arms, directed by the legendary Ginger Rogers. His "taps" can be heard on the recordings Lucky in the Rain, Sondheim, At the Movies, 110 in the Shade, and Strike up the Band.