Marguerite Derricks’ remarkable choreography has enhanced hundreds of films, television programs, commercials, and stage productions. She recently choreographed the new feature film, Fame and is preparing to work on a new Frank Wildhorn musical, Wonderland. She was thrilled to be asked to choreograph the opening number for Hugh Jackman for the 81st Academy Awards.
Marguerite received the prestigious Emmy Award for three consecutive years. Her first was for the long running television series, "3rd Rock From the Sun." She won her second Emmy Award for "Fame LA," and a third for The 1998 Goodwill Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies.
Her films include "Little Miss Sunshine," "Spiderman 3," "Donnie Darko,"" Charlie’s Angels," the "Austin Powers" trilogy and "Mr. and Mrs. Smith," earning Marguerite MTV Movie Awards and American Choreography Awards nominations. Her television credits include the 58th Emmy Awards, numerous MTV Awards and Fashion Rocks telecasts, That 70’s Show (American Choreography Award nominee), and CSI Miami. Also in demand for commercials, some of her most memorable ad campaigns include Guitar Hero, Old Navy, GAP, Pepsi, and Jack in the Box.
Marguerite’s choreography can be seen in Cirque Du Soleil’s Zumanity, now in its 8th sold-out year at the New York, New York Hotel in Las Vegas.