LAINIE SAKAKURA

performer 

The King And I

Vivian Beaumont, Broadway 2016

Original Cast: Archer, Ensemble

Director: Bartlett Sher

Choreography: Christopher Gattelli

Based on the Original Choreography: Jerome Robbins

Music Direction: Ted Sperling

Starring: Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe

Producer: Lincoln Center Theater

Chita Rivera: The Dancer’s Life

Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, Broadway 2005

Original Cast: Colette (Understudy), Camille (Understudy), Ensemble

Directed and Choreographed: Graciela Daniele

Musical Concepts, Arrangements & Direction: Mark Hummel

Starring: Chita Rivera

Producers: Marty Bell, Aldo Scrofani, Martin Richards, Chase Mishkin, Bernard Abrams/Michael Speyer, Tracy Aron, Joe McGinnis

Flower Drum Song

Virginia Theatre, Broadway 2002

Original Cast: Miss Ireland, Ensemble

Directed and Choreographed: Robert Longbottom

Musical Adaptation and Supervision: David Chase

Starring Lea Salonga, Jose Llana, Sandra Allen

Producers: Benjamin Mordecai, Michael Jenkins, Waxman Williams Ent, Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum/Gordon Davidson/Charles Dillingham

Fosse

Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway 1999

Original Cast: Dance Captain, Dance Reconstruction, From This Moment On, 1st Cover Trumpet Solo & Lead Frug, Ensemble

Production Directed: Richard Maltby, Jr.

Co-directed and Co-choreographed: Ann Reinking

Choreography Recreated: Chet Walker

Music Director: Patrick Brady

Starring: Valarie Pettiford, Jane Lanier

Producer: Livent

The King And I

Neil Simon Theatre, Broadway 1996

Original Cast: Royal Ballet Soloist, Archer, Ensemble

Director: Christopher Renshaw

Musical Staging: Lar Lubovitch

Choreography: Jerome Robbins

Musical Supervision: Eric Stern

Music Direction: Michael Rafter

Starring: Donna Murphy and Lou Diamond Phillips

Producer: Dodger Productions

The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, Broadway 1994

Original Cast: Working Girl, Showroom Patron

Directed: Peter Masterson and Tommy Tune

Choreographed: Jeff Calhoun and Tommy Tune

Musical Supervision, Vocal and Dance Arrangements: Wally Harper

Musical and Vocal Direction: Karl Jurman

Musical Advisor: Robert Billig

Starring : Dee Hoty

Producer: Stevie Phillips and MCA/Universal

Radio City Christmas Spectacular Rockettes

Radio City Music Hall, New York City 1994-1996 Director/Choreographer: Robert Longbottom

Music Supervisor: David Chase

Ballet Hispanico 

Founder & Artistic Director: Tina Rameriz

Company member 1988 - 1989

Pictured: Cada Noche Tango choreographed by Graciela Daniele

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