Gender
Male
Born
Jan 28, 1906
Bennington, Vermont, USA
Died
Jun 12, 1957
Los Angeles, California, USA
Performer Director Choreographer Production Staff
Also Known As
Bob Alton
  • CREDITS
    Judy Garland (Sep 26, 1956 - Jan 09, 1957)
    • Staged by Robert Alton
    SpecialOriginal
    The Vamp (Nov 10, 1955 - Dec 31, 1955)
    • Choreographed by Robert Alton
    • Production Supervisor: Robert Alton
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Me and Juliet (May 28, 1953 - Apr 03, 1954)
    • Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Robert Alton
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Hazel Flagg (Feb 11, 1953 - Sep 19, 1953)
    • Production Supervised by Robert Alton
    • Musical Staging by Robert Alton
    MusicalSatire ComedyOriginal
    Pal Joey (Jan 03, 1952 - Apr 18, 1953)
    • Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Robert Alton
    • Production Supervised by Robert Alton
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Laffing Room Only (Dec 23, 1944 - Jul 14, 1945)
    • Choreographed by Robert Alton
    MusicalRevue ComedyOriginal
    Early to Bed (Jun 17, 1943 - May 13, 1944)
    • Choreographed by Robert Alton
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Ziegfeld Follies of 1943 (Apr 01, 1943 - Jul 22, 1944)
    • Choreographed by Robert Alton
    MusicalRevueOriginal
    Count Me In (Oct 08, 1942 - Nov 21, 1942)
    • Choreographed by Robert Alton
    MusicalRevue ComedyOriginal
    By Jupiter (Jun 03, 1942 - Jun 12, 1943)
    • Choreographed by Robert Alton
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Sons o' Fun (Dec 01, 1941 - Aug 29, 1943)
    • Choreographed by Robert Alton
    MusicalComedy RevueOriginal
    Pal Joey (Dec 25, 1940 - Nov 29, 1941)
    • Choreographed by Robert Alton
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Panama Hattie (Oct 30, 1940 - Jan 03, 1942)
    • Choreographed by Robert Alton
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Higher and Higher (Aug 05, 1940 - Aug 24, 1940)
    • Choreographed by Robert Alton
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Higher and Higher (Apr 04, 1940 - Jun 15, 1940)
    • Choreographed by Robert Alton
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Two For The Show (Feb 08, 1940 - May 25, 1940)
    • Musical Staging by Robert Alton
    MusicalRevueOriginal
    Du Barry Was a Lady (Dec 06, 1939 - Dec 12, 1940)
    • Choreographed by Robert Alton
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Too Many Girls (Oct 18, 1939 - May 18, 1940)
    • Musical Staging by Robert Alton
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Streets of Paris (Jun 19, 1939 - Feb 10, 1940)
    • Dances and Ensembles Staged by Robert Alton
    MusicalRevueOriginal
    One For the Money (Feb 04, 1939 - May 27, 1939)
    • Musical Staging by Robert Alton
    MusicalRevueOriginal
    Leave It to Me! (Nov 09, 1938 - Jul 15, 1939)
    • Choreographed by Robert Alton
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    You Never Know (Sep 21, 1938 - Nov 26, 1938)
    • Choreographed by Robert Alton
    MusicalPlayOriginal
    Between the Devil (Dec 22, 1937 - Mar 12, 1938)
    • Dances and principals' numbers staged by Robert Alton
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Hooray For What! (Dec 01, 1937 - May 21, 1938)
    • Dances directed by Robert Alton
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    The Show is On (Sep 18, 1937 - Oct 02, 1937)
    • Choreographed by Robert Alton
    MusicalRevueOriginal
    The Show is On (Dec 25, 1936 - Jul 17, 1937)
    • Choreographed by Robert Alton
    MusicalRevueOriginal
    Ziegfeld Follies of 1936 (Sep 14, 1936 - Dec 19, 1936)
    • Choreographed by Robert Alton
    MusicalRevueOriginal
    Ziegfeld Follies of 1936 (Jan 30, 1936 - May 09, 1936)
    • Choreographed by Robert Alton
    MusicalRevueOriginal
    Parade (May 20, 1935 - Jun 22, 1935)
    • Musical and dance numbers supervised and staged by Robert Alton
    MusicalRevue SatireOriginal
    Thumbs Up! (Dec 27, 1934 - May 11, 1935)
    • Choreographed by Robert Alton
    MusicalRevueOriginal
    Anything Goes (Nov 21, 1934 - Nov 16, 1935)
    • Dances and ensembles by Robert Alton
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Life Begins at 8:40 (Aug 27, 1934 - Mar 16, 1935)
    • Choreographed by Robert Alton
    MusicalRevueOriginal
    Keep Moving (Aug 23, 1934 - Sep 08, 1934)
    • "Command to Love" dance staged by Robert Alton
    MusicalRevueOriginal
    Ziegfeld Follies of 1934 (Jan 04, 1934 - Jun 09, 1934)
    • Additional Dances staged by Robert Alton
    MusicalRevueOriginal
    Hold Your Horses (Sep 25, 1933 - Dec 09, 1933)
    • All dances, ensembles and principals' dances by Bob Alton
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    The Greenwich Village Follies [1924] (Sep 16, 1924 - Jan 03, 1925)
    • Performer: Robert Alton
    MusicalRevueOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

     

    Best Choreography

    1956 | Nominee  | The Vamp
    Choreographed by Robert Alton

    Best Choreography

    1952 | Winner  | Pal Joey
    Choreographed by Robert Alton
Judy Garland (Sep 26, 1956 - Jan 09, 1957)
  • Staged by Robert Alton
SpecialOriginal
The Vamp (Nov 10, 1955 - Dec 31, 1955)
  • Choreographed by Robert Alton
  • Production Supervisor: Robert Alton
MusicalComedyOriginal
Me and Juliet (May 28, 1953 - Apr 03, 1954)
  • Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Robert Alton
MusicalComedyOriginal
Hazel Flagg (Feb 11, 1953 - Sep 19, 1953)
  • Production Supervised by Robert Alton
  • Musical Staging by Robert Alton
MusicalSatire ComedyOriginal
Pal Joey (Jan 03, 1952 - Apr 18, 1953)
  • Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Robert Alton
  • Production Supervised by Robert Alton
MusicalComedyRevival
Laffing Room Only (Dec 23, 1944 - Jul 14, 1945)
  • Choreographed by Robert Alton
MusicalRevue ComedyOriginal
Early to Bed (Jun 17, 1943 - May 13, 1944)
  • Choreographed by Robert Alton
MusicalComedyOriginal
Ziegfeld Follies of 1943 (Apr 01, 1943 - Jul 22, 1944)
  • Choreographed by Robert Alton
MusicalRevueOriginal
Count Me In (Oct 08, 1942 - Nov 21, 1942)
  • Choreographed by Robert Alton
MusicalRevue ComedyOriginal
By Jupiter (Jun 03, 1942 - Jun 12, 1943)
  • Choreographed by Robert Alton
MusicalComedyOriginal
Sons o' Fun (Dec 01, 1941 - Aug 29, 1943)
  • Choreographed by Robert Alton
MusicalComedy RevueOriginal
Pal Joey (Dec 25, 1940 - Nov 29, 1941)
  • Choreographed by Robert Alton
MusicalComedyOriginal
Panama Hattie (Oct 30, 1940 - Jan 03, 1942)
  • Choreographed by Robert Alton
MusicalComedyOriginal
Higher and Higher (Aug 05, 1940 - Aug 24, 1940)
  • Choreographed by Robert Alton
MusicalComedyOriginal
Higher and Higher (Apr 04, 1940 - Jun 15, 1940)
  • Choreographed by Robert Alton
MusicalComedyOriginal
Two For The Show (Feb 08, 1940 - May 25, 1940)
  • Musical Staging by Robert Alton
MusicalRevueOriginal
Du Barry Was a Lady (Dec 06, 1939 - Dec 12, 1940)
  • Choreographed by Robert Alton
MusicalComedyOriginal
Too Many Girls (Oct 18, 1939 - May 18, 1940)
  • Musical Staging by Robert Alton
MusicalComedyOriginal
Streets of Paris (Jun 19, 1939 - Feb 10, 1940)
  • Dances and Ensembles Staged by Robert Alton
MusicalRevueOriginal
One For the Money (Feb 04, 1939 - May 27, 1939)
  • Musical Staging by Robert Alton
MusicalRevueOriginal
Leave It to Me! (Nov 09, 1938 - Jul 15, 1939)
  • Choreographed by Robert Alton
MusicalComedyOriginal
You Never Know (Sep 21, 1938 - Nov 26, 1938)
  • Choreographed by Robert Alton
MusicalPlayOriginal
Between the Devil (Dec 22, 1937 - Mar 12, 1938)
  • Dances and principals' numbers staged by Robert Alton
MusicalComedyOriginal
Hooray For What! (Dec 01, 1937 - May 21, 1938)
  • Dances directed by Robert Alton
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Show is On (Sep 18, 1937 - Oct 02, 1937)
  • Choreographed by Robert Alton
MusicalRevueOriginal
The Show is On (Dec 25, 1936 - Jul 17, 1937)
  • Choreographed by Robert Alton
MusicalRevueOriginal
Ziegfeld Follies of 1936 (Sep 14, 1936 - Dec 19, 1936)
  • Choreographed by Robert Alton
MusicalRevueOriginal
Ziegfeld Follies of 1936 (Jan 30, 1936 - May 09, 1936)
  • Choreographed by Robert Alton
MusicalRevueOriginal
Parade (May 20, 1935 - Jun 22, 1935)
  • Musical and dance numbers supervised and staged by Robert Alton
MusicalRevue SatireOriginal
Thumbs Up! (Dec 27, 1934 - May 11, 1935)
  • Choreographed by Robert Alton
MusicalRevueOriginal
Anything Goes (Nov 21, 1934 - Nov 16, 1935)
  • Dances and ensembles by Robert Alton
MusicalComedyOriginal
Life Begins at 8:40 (Aug 27, 1934 - Mar 16, 1935)
  • Choreographed by Robert Alton
MusicalRevueOriginal
Keep Moving (Aug 23, 1934 - Sep 08, 1934)
  • "Command to Love" dance staged by Robert Alton
MusicalRevueOriginal
Ziegfeld Follies of 1934 (Jan 04, 1934 - Jun 09, 1934)
  • Additional Dances staged by Robert Alton
MusicalRevueOriginal
Hold Your Horses (Sep 25, 1933 - Dec 09, 1933)
  • All dances, ensembles and principals' dances by Bob Alton
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Greenwich Village Follies [1924] (Sep 16, 1924 - Jan 03, 1925)
  • Performer: Robert Alton
MusicalRevueOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Choreography

1956 | Nominee  | The Vamp
Choreographed by Robert Alton

Best Choreography

1952 | Winner  | Pal Joey
Choreographed by Robert Alton

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