Devanand Janki

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DEVANAND JANKI Dev directed and choreographed the Off- Broadway hit Zanna, Don't! Winner of the Lortel, Callaway & GLAAD Media Awards. Other credits include the shows: Junie B. Jones (Lortel nomination), Cupid & Psyche and Henry & Mudge (Lortel nomination). The Broadway concerts of Funny Girl featuring 16 Fanny Brices including Whoopi Goldberg, Bebe Neuwirth, and Jane Krakowski , the Grammy nominated Hair with Jennifer Hudson and the 20th Anniversary production of Dreamgirls. He conceived and directed the 25th anniversary original cast reunion of A Chorus Line at the Palace Theatre and created the opening number for BC/EFA's Nothing Like a Dame VI, featuring Chita Rivera and 24 other Anitas. Also at Lincoln Center the operas Amahl and the Night Visitors and Babes in Toyland both at Avery Fisher Hall; Anything Goes in concert at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. Regional Theatre: Man of La Mancha (Maltz Jupiter Theatre), The Full Monty (Foothills Theatre), The Scarlet Pimpernel (Gateway Playhouse), the new musical How Can You Run with a Shell on Your Back? (Chicago Shakespeare) and the World Premiere of Andrew Lippa’s Asphalt Beach (AMPT); One Man's Dream II for Tokyo Disney; 9 years as artistic associate for Broadway's annual burlesque show Broadway Bares. He has mounted innumerable star-studded charity events for Broadway Cares and The Actors Fund of America. He has mounted live corporate industrials for Coca- Cola, MAC Cosmetics, Benjamin Moore Paints and Dove. As a performer Dev has appeared on Broadway in Miss Saigon, Cats, The King & I, Side Show and tours of A Chorus Line and West Side Story.
 
Credits

Choreographer
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Junie B's Essential Survival Guide to School Lucille Lortel Theatre 07/27/2016 Choreographer
2 The Berenstain Bears LIVE! in Family Matters, the Musical MMAC Theater 10/06/2012 Choreographer
3 Skippyjon Jones Lucille Lortel Theatre 07/25/2012 Choreographer
4 The Berenstain Bears LIVE! in Family Matters, the Musical Marjorie S. Deane Little Theatre 11/05/2011 Choreographer
5 The Yellow Brick Road Lucille Lortel Theatre 07/19/2011 Choreographer
6 The Berenstain Bears LIVE! in Family Matters, the Musical MMAC Theater 07/03/2011 Choreographer
7 Romantic Poetry New York City Center-Stage I 10/28/2008 Musical Staging
8 Junie B. Jones Lucille Lortel Theatre 03/22/2008 Choreographer
9 Henry and Mudge Lucille Lortel Theatre 12/18/2006 Choreographer
10 Junie B. Jones Lucille Lortel Theatre 11/10/2005 Choreographer
11 Junie B. Jones Lucille Lortel Theatre 07/21/2004 Choreographer
12 Zanna, Don't! John Houseman Theatre 03/20/2003 Choreographer

Director
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 The Berenstain Bears LIVE! in Family Matters, the Musical MMAC Theater 10/06/2012 Director
2 The Berenstain Bears LIVE! in Family Matters, the Musical Marjorie S. Deane Little Theatre 11/05/2011 Director
3 The Yellow Brick Road Lucille Lortel Theatre 07/19/2011 Director
4 The Berenstain Bears LIVE! in Family Matters, the Musical MMAC Theater 07/03/2011 Director
5 Zanna, Don't! John Houseman Theatre 03/20/2003 Director
6 Zanna, Don't! Rodney Kirk Theatre 10/17/2002 Director
Awards
Award Production
1 NOMINATED 2007 Lucille Lortel Award Nomination, Outstanding Choreographer Henry and Mudge Choreographer
2 NOMINATED 2005 Lucille Lortel Nomination, Outstanding Choreographer Junie B. Jones Choreographer
3 NOMINATED 2010-11 Joe A. Callaway Award Nomination The Yellow Brick Road Director
4 WON 2003 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Choreographer 2003 SSDC Joe A. Callaway Award Zanna, Don't! Choreographer