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Marguerite Derricks



Marguerite Derricks is one of dance’s highly recognized and respected working choreographers.  She is the first and only choreographer to have received three consecutive Emmy Awards for Outstanding Choreography, and is also the recipient of five MTV Movie Awards for Best Dance Sequence.  She transcended to the entertainment capital of the world with Steve Wynn’s hit SHOWSTOPPERS at the Encore in Las Vegas, and LE REVE which was voted “Best Production Show” in Las Vegas for six consecutive years.  Other recent theater work  includes HEATHERS THE MUSICAL, which won rave reviews for its Los Angeles world premiere, and had its Off-Broadway premiere in March 2014.  She also choreographed the Broadway production of WONDERLAND.  Marguerite’s other credits include Netflix’s highly anticipated GLOW, Netflix's revival of GILMORE GIRLS, Fox’s THE MINDY PROJECT, Starz’s BLUNT TALK, Emmy-winning BEHIND THE CANDELABRA, Disney’s FROZEN featurette, and HBO’s hit series TRUE BLOOD. 

In the world of film Marguerite has choreographed some of the most popular movies of the last 20 years. Her work has spanned from cult hits like SHOWGIRLS, STRIPTEASE and DONNIE DARKO to blockbusters like AUSTIN POWERS, CHARLIE'S ANGELS, TROPIC THUNDER, MR. AND MRS. SMITH, 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, NO STRINGS ATTACHED, and 13 GOING ON 30.

Marguerite has choreographed for numerous awards shows including The Critics' Choice Awards, the People's Choice Awards, the Oscars (with Hugh Jackman), the Emmys, MTV Movie Awards, Teen Choice, and VH1 Vogue Fashion Awards.  Her television episodic credits include popular shows such as SUPERSTORE, CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS, CROWDED, SCORPION, MASTERS OF SEX, BUNHEADS, VEGAS, CSI: MIAMI, THE UNITED STATES OF TARA, 3RD ROCK FROM THE SUN, WILL AND GRACE, and DANCING WITH THE STARS.

In addition to her television and film work, Marguerite has worked with this year's Grammy winning music artist Adele on CHASING PAVEMENTS which was nominated for Best Choreography in a music video. Marguerite's other music videos for pop artists include Lenny Kravitz and Katy Perry.  She also has had the pleasure of working with innovative commercial directors on popular spots for Clinique, Target, American Horror Story, HP, Guitar Hero, United Healthcare, The Gap (featuring Claire Danes and Patrick Wilson), American Express, Pepsi, and more.
 


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