Devanand Janki



Biography

Director/Choreographer Devanand Janki directed and choreographed the hit Off-Broadway show Zanna, Don't! (Winner of the Lortel, Callaway, & GLAAD Media Awards). Other New York credits include: The Yellow Brick Road, Junie B. Jones (Lortel nom.), Cupid & Psyche, Henry & Mudge (Lortel nom.), Shine! The Horatio Alger Musical (NYMF), This One Girl's Story (Abingdon Theatre, GLAAD Media Award nom.), and John Patrick Shanley's Romantic Poetry (MTC). Broadway concerts: HAIR with an all-star cast, featuring Jennifer Hudson (Grammy nom.), Funny Girl featuring 16 Fanny Brices, including Whoopi Goldberg, Bebe Neuwirth, and Jane Krakowski; associate for Dreamgirls and Seth's Rudetsky's Broadway 101 (The Actors' Fund). Lincoln Center: Amahl and the Night Visitors, Babes in Toyland, Anything Goes in concert (assoc.). Regional credits include: Barrio Grrrl! (Helen Hayes nom., Kennedy Center); the regional premiere of Rent (Hangar Theatre, SALT Award); The Rocky Horror Show, How Can You Run with a Shell on Your Back?, and Disney's Aladdin (Director, Chicago Shakespeare); Andrew Lippa's Asphalt Beach (AMTP); Man of La Mancha (Maltz Jupiter Theatre); The Full Monty (Foothills Theatre); The Scarlet Pimpernel (Gateway Playhouse); the workshop of Lily (Huntington Theatre). TYA Tours: Martha Speaks, Skippyjon Jones, If You Give a Pig A Panacake, Nate The Great, The Berenstain Bears LIVE! in Family Matters, the Musical, and The Jack Sprat Low Fat World Tour. International: One Man's Dream II (Tokyo Disney); the Korean Premiere of Zanna, Don't! and concerts for Japan's #1 Boy Band: Shonentai. Live Industrial credits include projects for: Coca-Cola, MAC Cosmetics, Benjamin Moore Paints and Dove. Mr. Janki served nine years as an Artistic Associate for Broadway Bares, which benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. 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. devanandjanki.com.

Current as of January 2012
Devanand Janki