Anita Mann has been honored by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences as one of America’s top five contemporary choreographers. She is the recipient of five Emmy Nominations, one Emmy Award and accolades from every corner of the industry. Mann began her career as one of David Winters’ dancers on TV shows such as “Shindig!,” “The T.A.M.I. Show” and “Monte Carlo: C’est La Rose,” a Grace Kelly documentary special.
Her choreography credits include five seasons on the 1980s dance television show, “Solid Gold” (earning her two Emmy nominations), “The Muppets Go Hollywood” (her first Emmy nomination), “The Cher Show,” “The Jacksons,” “The Academy Awards,” “The Golden Globe Awards,” “Academy of Country Music Awards,” “The Miss America Pageant” (earning her first Emmy Award), “The People’s Choice Awards,” “The Grammy Hall of Fame,” “The Emmy’s,” “The Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon” (earning her another Emmy nomination), “The Great Muppet Caper,” “Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Live,” “Sesame Street Live,” “The Mighty Morphin Power Ranger Tour,” “Snoopy’s World of Magic,” “Arthur Live Tour” as well as countless other live, film and television shows.
Mann was the Coordinating Producer for the WE Channel TV series, “Dirty Dancing.” She is also the Producer of the pre-school animated musical webisode series, “itty bitty HeartBeats.”
Mann has danced with and choreographed for Elvis Presley, Lucille Ball, Michael Jackson, Cher, The Muppets, Wayne Brady, Julianne Hough, Adam Lambert and countless other stars while maintaining a four-decade relationship with all the major networks.