Agnes de Mille

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United States dancer and choreographer who introduced formal dance to a wide audience (1905-1993)

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He worked with choreographers including Michel Fokine, Leonide Massine, Bronislava Nijinska, Frederick Ashton, George Balanchine, Agnes de Mille and Valerie Bettis.
Agnes De Mille and her dancers worked for sixteen weeks on the ball scene in Cukor's film shot on an elaborate sound stage set that, Jackson quips, "seems only slightly smaller than the concourse of Grand Central Station" (138).
Agnes de Mille was near the end of her life in a wheelchair--James Jamieson pretty much set the show--but she was a force to be reckoned with.
Nonetheless, said Agnes de Mille, "She was greeted with a roar such as I have only heard in a football stadium.
Recently, it was Carousel which deserved the bouquets and I was delighted to see it discussed seriously under the work of choregrapher Agnes de Mille, who changed American musical history when she created the dances for Oklahoma
As author Agnes de Mille once said: "I did the simplest thing in the world.
The Joffrey's repertory includes notable works of John Cranko, Mikhail Fokine, William Forsythe, Jiri Kylian, Agnes de Mille and Paul Taylor.
This became la grande jette, or great leap, in her career, where she had the opportunity to dance and interpret the roles in the great romantic and classic works alongside Mikhail Fokine, George Balanchine, Leonide Massine, Bronislava Nijinska, Antony Tudor, Jerome Robbins, and Agnes de Mille.
En cierta oportunidad Agnes de Mille afirmo que en aquellos anos los bailarines ganaban poco, al contrario de lo que sucede hoy (al menos en el primer mundo): en cambio, algo se ha perdido; y ese algo es la pasion incontestable en lo que se hace.
Rodeo, a ballet with score by Aaron Copland, was produced in New York City by the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, starring Agnes de Mille.
Fall River Legend (1948) is a ballet by Agnes de Mille.
Choreographed by Agnes De Mille, the musical's cast included Stephen Douglass, Will Geer and Lesley Ann Warren.
Introducing Markova at the award presentation, Agnes de Mille related this anecdote: "I remember one occasion where the incredible, absolute statement was made that she is probably the greatest single ballerina who has ever danced.
Alicia was a worldrenowned ballerina more than 60 years ago when she danced on New York's Broadway working with people such as George Balanchine and Agnes de Mille.
Perhaps his greatest work was as designer of ballet costumes for a galaxy of choreographers including Twyla Tharp, Agnes de Mille, Jerome Robbins and George Balanchine.