John Carrafa

Personal Information
Broadway: Into the Woods, Urinetown, The Musical (Drama Desk Award nomination, Obie Award – Off Broadway), Dirty Blonde, Dance of Death, Love! Valour! Compassion! (also film adaptation.) 20 feature films, including Analyze That, The Thomas Crown Affair, The Last Days of Disco, Earthly Possessions. Director/Choreographer: Thou Swell, Thou Witty – The Songs of Rodgers and Hart, (PBS Great Performances). Television: Sex and the City (HBO), Director/Choreographer – Thou Swell, Thou Witty – The Songs of Rodgers and Hart (PBS Great Performances). Off- Broadway: Lincoln Center Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, The Drama Dept., The Public Theater, New York Theatre Workshop, Playwrights Horizons. City Center Encores! Series: Pajama Game, Out of this World, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever. Creative Director for the National Basketball Association.

Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Indian Ink Laura Pels Theatre (Current) 09/30/2014 Choreographer
2 This Beautiful City Vineyard Theatre 02/22/2009 Choreographer
3 Mouth to Mouth Theatre Row / Theatre Three (previously Acorn Theater) 11/06/2008 Choreographer
4 The Drunken City Playwrights Horizons/ Peter Jay Sharp Theater 03/26/2008 Choreographer
5 The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island (or the Friends of Dr. Rushower) Vineyard Theatre 02/11/2008 Choreographer
6 The Long Christmas Ride Home Vineyard Theatre 11/04/2003 Choreographer
7 Urinetown, The Musical American Theatre of Actors/ Chernuchin Theatre 05/06/2001 Musical Staging
8 Suburb York Theatre at St. Peter's 03/01/2001 Choreographer
9 Old Money Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater 12/07/2000 Choreographer
10 Dirty Blonde New York Theatre Workshop 01/10/2000 Musical Staging
11 Him Joseph Papp Public Theater/ LuEsther Hall 12/13/1994 Choreographer
12 Love! Valour! Compassion! New York City Center/ Stage I 10/11/1994 Choreographer
13 Weird Romance WPA Theatre 05/12/1992 Choreographer
14 Bella, Belle of Byelorussia WPA Theatre 01/03/1992 Musical Staging
15 Club Soda WPA Theatre 06/06/1991 Choreographer
Award Production Function
1 WON 2002 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Choreographer Urinetown, The Musical Musical Staging
2 NOMINATED 2001 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Choreography Urinetown, The Musical Musical Staging
3 WON 2001 Obie Award, Choreography Urinetown, The Musical Musical Staging