Tomorrow 4/18/09 is Kenny Ortega’s 59th birthday. Of course, Kenny is the award winning director of all 3 High School Musical movies. Kenny is a choreographer, producer and director. He has worked with Madonna, Cher, Gloria Estefan, Michael Jackson and many, many more musical icons of our time. He has choreographed Super Bowl half-time shows, Olympic opening ceremonies and the Academy Awards. Kenny worked with Gene Kelly on Xanadu and he choreographed the classic Dirty Dancing.
Kenny has won 2 ALMA awards, the American Choreography Award for Career Achievement, 3 American Choreography Awards, a Directors Guild of America award and 2 Emmys…so far. Currently, Kenny is working on the remake of the 80’s classic Footloose.
Happy birthday Kenny, we hope you have many, many more!