Sonya Tayeh is a New York City based choreographer and director. Since paving her professional career, her work has been characterized as a blend of powerful versatility and theatrical range.
Selected credits include: Moulin Rouge! Broadway (Hirschfeld theatre/Dir Alex Timbers), Fall For Dance/City Center (Reclamation Map with Heather Christian), Moulin Rouge! (Colonial Theatre/Dir. Alex Timbers), Rent Live! (Fox Network/Dir Michael Grief and Alex Rudzinski), The Lucky Ones (Ars Nova/Dir. Anne Kauffman), Face the Torrent for Malpaso Dance Co. (commissioned by The Joyce Theatre), You'll Still Call Me By Name (commissioned by New York Live Arts and Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival), Martha Graham Dance Company's Lamentation Variation Series, Hundred Days (New York Theatre Workshop/Dir. Anne Kauffman), The Skin Of Our Teeth (Theatre for a New Audience/Dir. Arin Arbus), Andrew Lippas' The Wild Party (City Center Encores!/Dir. Leigh Silverman), Kung Fu (Signature Theatre/Dir. Leigh Silverman)
Tayeh has directed and choreographed for world renowned music artists including Miley Cyrus (Directed and Choreographed The Gypsy Heart Tour), Florence and the Machine (Choreographed performances for The Brit Awards, The Voice and American Idol), Kyle Minogue (Aphrodite Tour)
She has gleaned many accolades for her versatile work, including two Emmy nominations for Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance, a Drama Desk nomination, an Obie Award and two Lucille Lortel Awards for “Outstanding Choreography” for her work on Kung Fu and The Lucky Ones.
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