Jeff Calhoun has been associated with 17 Broadway musicals. Originally a performer, Jeff's last role as an actor was to replace the vacationing Tommy Tune in My One and Only at the St. James Theater on Broadway. Since then, he has become a director and choreographer, helming productions across the US and abroad. He is currently represented on Broadway by Disney’s Newsies, for which he earned his second Tony Award nomination for Best Director of a Musical. Jeff also received critical acclaim for his groundbreaking Deaf West production of Big River. A special Tony Award was presented to this production for its integration of both hearing and deaf actors. Jeff lives on the Upper West Side with his husband Michael Alicia. Jeff joined the Covenant House Board in December 2013.