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|Alma mater||Barnard College, Columbia University|
|Occupation||Actress, dancer, choreographer|
Denise Faye is an American director, choreographer and actress. She is the recipient of an American Choreography Award, as well as a Screen Actor's Guild Award for the Academy Award winning film, Chicago. Denise won the Dance Track Magazine "Artist Award" for best choreography in a feature film for her work in the film, Burlesque. Additionally, she received nominations including the Fred and Adele Astaire Award and The World Dance Awards for her choreography in Burlesque.
In 2014, Denise co-directed and choreographed much of current Cher Dressed to Kill tour. Most recently Denise directed the concert DVD of Martha Davis Martha Davis & the Motels "Live at the Whisky a Go Go's 50th Anniversary" which will be released in the summer of 2015. Next she will be directing a music video for Martha Davis and the Motels from their upcoming album.
Denise directed the staged reading of the musical, The Magic Horn, written by Charlie Midnight, James Marr and Wendy Piggot at The Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles and is currently being developed for the Broadway stage.
Choreography includes working with Hugh Jackman on a multimillion-dollar live extravaganza for Steve Wynn, Jennifer Aniston's strip-tease in We're the Millers, as well as, re-staging/choreographing Catherine Zeta-Jones in All That Jazz for the 85th Annual Academy Awards.
Among her many Broadway credits are: Chicago, Guys and Dolls and Jerome Robbins Broadway. Plays include works at the Public Theater, Lincoln Center Theater, Williamstown Theater Festival and Second Stage Theater.
Her choreography can be seen in such films as: My Week with Marilyn, We're the Millers, Burlesque, and working alongside her mentor, Rob Marshall, in the Academy Award winning Chicago, and Nine among others. In television, she has choreographed/directed segments on shows such as: The American Music Awards, Dancing with the Stars, and The X Factor UK. Additionally, she has choreographed many television commercials including GoDaddy for the 2012 Super Bowl and Dasani Water for the 2012 Olympics.
Prior to this, Denise trained at the School of American Ballet, danced with the New York City Ballet and then attended Barnard College with a double major in Urban Studies and Psychology. She has also played in Bon Jovi music video Queen Of New Orleans.
|The Equalizer||1988||Hooker||Episode: "Target of Choice"|
|Mighty Aphrodite||1995||Greek Chorus|
|Milk & Money||1996||Kimberly|
|Donnie Brasco||1997||Mob Girlfriend|
|The Next Step||1997||Heidi|
|Destination Anywhere: The Film||1997||Stripper||Direct-to-video|
|Witness to the Mob||1998||Dawn De Bat||television film|
|Martial Law||1999||Daphne Pierce||Episode: "Breakout"|
|American Pie 2||2001||Danielle|
|Chicago||2002||Annie||American Choreography Award for Outstanding Achievement in Feature Film|
Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated--Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
|The Drew Carey Show||2003||Susie||Episode: "Turkeyspotting"|
|George Lopez||2003||Nicole||Episode: "The Cuban Missus Crisis"|
|Song and Dance||1985||Various roles||Royale Theater||1985-86|
|The Winter's Tale||1989||Ensemble||Joseph Papp Public Theater|
|The Winter's Tale||1989||Ensemble||Anspacher Theater|
|Jerome Robbins' Broadway||1989||Various roles||Imperial Theater||1989-90|
|Guys and Dolls||1992||Mimi / Doll||Martin Beck Theater||1992-95|
|The Goodbye Girl||1993||Cast of Richard III||Marquis Theater|
|Chronicle of a Death Foretold||1995||Maria||Plymouth Theater|
|Swinging on a Star||1995||Various roles||Music Box Theater||1995-96|
|Chicago||1996||Liz||Richard Rodgers Theater||1996-1997|
|A Madhouse in Goa||1997||Aliki||Second Stage Theater|
|Filumena[permanent dead link]||1996||Diana|
|American Choreography Awards||2002||Outstanding Achievement in Feature Film||Chicago||Won|
|Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards||2002||Best Cast||Chicago||Won|
|Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards||2002||Best Cast||Chicago||Nominated|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards||2002||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture||Chicago||Won|
|World Dance Award||2011||Outstanding Choreography Feature Film||Nominated|
|The Fred and Adele Astaire Awards||2011||Best Choreography in a Feature Film||Nominated|
|Dance Track Magazine -Artist Award||2011||Best Choreographer Film||Won|