Susan Stroman

Quick Facts

Birth Date October 17,1954
Full Name Susan P Stroman
Profession Theater Director/Choreographer
Nationality American
Birth City Delaware
Birth Country United States
Father Name Charles Harry Stroman
Mother Name Frances Stroman
Gender Identity Female
Horoscope Libra
Marital Status Single
Spouse Mike Ockrent (1996-d: 1999)
No Of Children 2; Stepchildren
Networth 5000000
Education University of Delaware

Susan Stroman is an American theatrical director, actor, and choreographer who has won five Tony Awards. She is well recognized for her work on musicals including The Producers, Contact, and Crazy for You. Stroman, who is 65 years old, is a well-known figure on Broadway. Susan has received numerous important honors for her outstanding performances on television, film, and theater.

 Stroman was born in Wilmington, Delaware, on October 17, 1954, to Frances (mother) and Charles Harry Stroman (father). Susan began studying jazz, tap, and ballet at the age of five. Her father was both a pianist and a salesman, so she was exposed to music and theater. She earned her bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Delaware.

What is the net worth of Susan Stroman?

Susan Stroman has amassed a fortune of roughly $5 million as a choreographer and stage director. Her net worth is computed using her annual earnings of around $150,000. A stage director’s compensation ranges from $70,000 to $86,000 on average. Susan, on the other hand, earns more than her peers as a professional and one of the oldest performers.

As of 2020, Stroman has been working in the entertainment industry for approximately 50 years. Susan has been in films and television productions in addition to the theatre. She has choreographed a number of productions. Stroman lives a wealthy lifestyle without a doubt.

Susan Stroman Husband

Mike Ockrent, Susan’s late husband, was a British theater director who died of leukemia in December 1999. They met in 1992 while working on a musical production called Crazy for You. Susan and Mike collaborated on other projects as well. In 1996, the couple married after four years of dating.

Image: Susan Stroman remained married to the British stage director Mike Ockrent from 1996-1999 until his death.
Source: Chicago.suntimes

Susan and Mike had no children together, although Mike had two children from a previous marriage, Natasha and Ben. Ben Ockrent, like his father, is an award-winning writer and filmmaker. Winds of Change, The Secrets, Joe Mistry, and other films and television shows have included him. Susan’s late husband was a talented theatre director. Mike’s comedies included Once a Catholic, Educating Rita, and Passion Play. Mike passed away in 1999, barely four years after they married. Susan has been living as a single lady since then.

Notable Works and Awards

Susan has won Tony Awards, Laurence Olivier Awards, Drama Desk Awards, and Outer Critics Circle Awards, among others. Stroman was also honored with the George Abbott Award for Lifetime Achievement in American Theater. In 2014, she was also inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame. Susan has received five Tony Awards and numerous other honors!

Crazy for You, Contact, and The Producers are among Susan’s best-known works. Susan made history as the first woman to choreograph a full-length ballet for the New York City Ballet, Double Feature, in 2004. Susan received the Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theater from the New York Theater Company in 2018.Also  Susan has collaborated with well-known theatrical actors, including Lin-Manuel Miranda, the author of Hamilton. Vanessa Nadal, an attorney and engineer, is his wife.