Michelle Lotherington Management

Denny was the Associate Choreographer, production dance supervisor and the original Broadway dance captain of the Andrew Lloyd Webber & Hal Prince production of The Phantom of the Opera, the longest running show on Broadway. She has also been responsible for casting, coaching and setting 15 other worldwide productions.  Most recently in Korea and in 2023, the first Chinese language production opened in Shanghai.

Other Broadway credits include Jesus Christ Superstar. She wrote, directed and choreographed A Soul Wailing in Darkness, a ballet with actors, based on the Nobel Laureate Kenzaburo Oe’s A Personal Matter. She has created work from Vienna, Austria to Austin, Texas, including A Christmas Carol (Kevin Moriarty/Trinity Rep), Street Scene (Francesca Zambello/Houston Grand Opera), The Lord of the Rings (Stromberger/Berlin) and In Love (Dead Poet Project/Westchester Ballet).

She is a graduate of the University of Texas Department of Theater and Dance, where together with her late husband Steve Barton, she has been honoured with an endowed Presidential Scholarship.

  • Phantom of the Opera