Kenny Ortega is an American film and television producer, director, and choreographer. He began his career working with the dancer and choreographer Gene Kelly in the film ‘Xanadu.’ He went on to choreograph several music videos and in time, established himself as a reputed professional in this field.
Oct 28, 2021 · Ortega also directed and choreographed concerts of famous artists like Michael Jackson, Gloria Estefan, and Cher. Kenny Ortega has been recognized numerous times for his contribution. In 1985, he was nominated for the MTV Video Music Awards for Best Choreography in a Video Madonna: Material Girl.
Kenny Ortega The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has honored acclaimed producer and choreographer Kenny Ortega with the 2,667th Star on the World Famous Hollywood Walk of Fame, in the Category of Motion Pictures, on July 24, 2019, in Los Angeles at 6243 Hollywood Boulevard next to the historic Pantages Theatre.
Kenny Ortega, Director: Hull High. Kenny Ortega was born on April 18, 1950 in Palo Alto, California, USA as Kenneth John Ortega. He is known for his work on Hull High (1990), XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony (2002) and High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008).
Ortega directed Billy Squier's "Rock Me Tonite" video, which is often cited as the worst music promo clip ever made and has been blamed by Squier for killing his career. Together with Michael Jackson, he created and designed the Dangerous World Tour (1992–1993) and the HIStory World Tour (1996–1997).
- 70 years old
- Kenneth John Ortega
- Filmmaker, choreographer, touring manager
Jul 24, 2019 · On July 24, Ortega, who has collaborated with Cher, Madonna, Gloria Estefan and created shows for the Olympics, will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Meanwhile “Descendents 3 ...
Jan 19, 2021 · Kenny Ortega Prolific director and choreographer Ortega will lead the “Dance Across America” segment of the parade, featuring 275 performers from 30 states and two territories. Entertainment ...