Anita Mann Kohl
Anita Mann Kohl is the founder and owner of Anita Mann Productions, a company specializing in stage, television and theatrical performances. Kohl 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 six Emmy nominations, including one Emmy Award win, as well as accolades from every facet of the industry.
Her choreography credits include “The Muppets Go Hollywood,” for which she earned her first Emmy nomination, and five seasons on “Solid Gold,” which earned her a further two nominations. Kohl also earned two Emmy nominations for her work with “The Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon” and achieved her first Emmy win for choreography of “The Miss America Pageant,” an honor which she holds close to her heart.
Her vast choreography credits include “The Cher Show,” “The Jacksons,” “The Academy Awards,” “The Golden Globe Awards,” “The Academy of Country Music Awards,” “The People’s Choice Awards,” “The Grammy Hall of Fame,” “The Emmys,” “The Great Muppet Caper,” “Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Live,” “Sesame Street Live,” “The Mighty Morphin Power Ranger Tour,” “Snoopy’s World of Magic,” and “Arthur” as well as countless other live, film and television shows.
Kohl has created, choreographed, and directed revues for casinos and cruise lines and was the coordinating producer for the WE Channel television series, “Dirty Dancing.” She also worked with Comcast on its “Get Up and Dance” series and was a producer of the West End musical “Imagine This.” Most recently, she produced and directed a show starring NFL Quarterback Terry Bradshaw, titled: “America’s Favorite Dumb Blonde: A Life in Four Quarters,” which headlined at The Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.