Jeffrey Hornaday is an American choreographer and film director.
Hornaday's choreography credits include the films Flashdance, A Chorus Line, Dick Tracy, D.C. Cab, Romancing the Stone, Tango & Cash, Life Stinks, Carlito's Way, Sweet Jane, and Neil Simon's The Marrying Man. He also choreographed the Michael Jackson film Captain EO featured at Disney theme parks, directed by Francis Ford Coppola and produced by George Lucas.
Hornaday directed music videos for artists that include Stevie Nicks, and was nominated for the MTV Video Music Award for Best Choreography for adapting his dance routines from Flashdance for Jennifer Lopez in her music video I'm Glad.
Hornaday staged and directed the Who's That Girl and The Girlie Show world tours for Madonna. He also worked with Paul McCartney in creating multiple world tours. Other artists for which he staged and directed world tours include Mariah Carey, Miley Cyrus, Lionel Richie, Backstreet Boys and Reba McEntire.
Hornaday conceived and directed Z Tour starring The White Stripes, No Doubt, Sheryl Crow, Puddle of Mudd, Train, Eve, Dashboard Confessional, 311, Devo, and Stone Temple Pilots for a Nissan national marketing campaign.
Hornaday created specialized marketing campaigns for companies that include Sony, Intel, Lexus, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Honda, and Nike.
Hornaday was creative director for events featuring President Bill Clinton and President Barack Obama.
As a film director, Hornaday helmed segments of the CBS Summer Playhouse and the ABC Afterschool Special series and the John Travolta feature Shout, in which he cast Gwyneth Paltrow in her first screen role.
Hornaday attended Yale University.