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.
The recent production of Bandstand (director/choreographer) also received the Drama Desk and Chita Rivera Award for Best Choreography. Other Broadway credits include Bring It On, 9 To 5, The People In The Picture, The Apple Tree, Annie, and the revival of CATS. Upcoming theatre projects include the new musical Only Gold with British singer/songwriter Kate Nash and the musical Five Points.
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 recent 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. 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 2015 Drama Desk Award for his achievement in the theatre.
Mr Blankenbuehler received the 2018 Kennedy Center Honors for his work on the musical Hamilton.