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Kenny Ortega

Birthday
18 Apr 1950 (Age 64)
Awards
ALMA Awards
2008 - ALMA Award - Outstanding Director of a Made-for-TV Movie for High School Musical 2 (2007) (TV)
 
2007 - ALMA Award - Outstanding Director - Television Series, Mini-Series, Television Movie for High School Musical (2006) (TV)
Tied with Edward James Olmos for Walkout (2006) (TV).

American Choreography Awards, USA
2004 - Career Achievement Award     
 
2002 - American Choreography Award - Outstanding Achievement in Television - Variety or Special for XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony (2002) (TV)
Shared with: Sarah Kawahara, Doug Jack Tied with Aeros: The Illusion of Flight (2001) (TV).
 
1998 - American Choreography Award - Outstanding Achievement in Television - Episodic for "Chicago Hope" (1994)
 
1997 - American Choreography Award     Outstanding Achievement in Television - Variety or Special Shared with: Judy Chabola

Directors Guild of America, USA
2007 - DGA Award - Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children's Programs for High School Musical (2006) (TV)  Shared with: Don Schain (unit production manager) (plaque) Matias Alvarez (first assistant director) (plaque)  Tobijah Tyler (second assistant director) (plaque)

Emmy Awards
2006 - Emmy - Outstanding Choreography for High School Musical (2006) (TV) Shared with: Charles Klapow (choreography by) Bonnie Story (choreography by)

2002 - Emmy - Outstanding Choreography for XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony (2002) (TV) Shared with:  Sarah Kawahara (ice choreographer)
Doug Jack (field choreographer) Tied with The 74th Annual Academy Awards (2002) (TV).

2002 - Emmy - Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program for XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony (2002) (TV) Shared with:
Ron de Moraes (director) Bucky Gunts (director)

Young Artist Awards
2009 - Jackie Coogan Award For the "High School Musical" films.
Best of 2014