Jim Cooney - Choreographer
Jim Cooney is an award-winning choreographer whose international body of work encompasses television, stage, concerts, and live events. His most notable credits include choreographing a Broadway style musical demolition for ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition featuring Tony award winner Kristin Chenoweth, both seasons of The Glee Project for Oxygen’s Upfront Presentations, The Today Show featuring Little Richard, Pat Boone, and Didi Conn,The Accused for Tropicana in Atlantic City which won Best Casino Show of the Year, Singin’ in the Rain which was nominated for a Po’okela Award (Hawaiian State Theater Excellence) for Best Choreography and assisting Tony nominated Randy Skinner on the City Center production of Abby’s Song starring Paul Sorvino and the musical Ginger starring Tony award winner Donna McKechnie. He’s also choreographed live events, commercials, and flash mobs for the likes of Warner Brothers, Office Max, Tide, and Glamour Magazine featuring celebrities such as Olympic gold medalist Nastia Liukin and Robbie Rosen of American Idol.
He most recently was the Associate Choreographer of Guys and Dolls at Great Lakes Theater directed/choreographed by Tony nominated Dan Knetchges, Associate Choreographer to Peter Gregus for a Broadway Bares: United Strips of America number, and Choreographer of the world premiere musical Éramos Gays in Brazil. He is currently the Artistic Director and Choreographer of MASQ,