Bob Fosse was the Director/choreographer who not only brought to Cabaret an interesting background and storyline, but folded the big musical numbers into the Kit Kat Club’s performances to better illustrate and emphasize the plot. John Kander was the music composer and Fred Ebb wrote the lyrics for both this movie and the 1966 Broadway Musical stage play. They wrote several new songs just for the film version. John van Burek was the playwright who adapted Joe Masteroff’s, 1966 book, Cabaret, for the stage. The film portrays the life of an American singer, Sally Bowles, who sings at the Kit-Kat Club in 1930s Berlin where she falls in love with bi-sexual Brian Roberts, a naïve Englishman who has just arrived in Berlin.
Topic: Bette Midler General purpose: To inform Specific purpose: The class will know who Bette Midler is. Central idea: To tell how Bette Midler has reinvented herself over the years. Intro: Bette Midler has around for many years she has come a long way from performing her cabaret act and bathhouses back in the 70s, she is known as “The Divine Miss M” She is always try to balance the light with the heavy a few tears of human spirit in with the sequins and the fringes. Body: 1. Comedian, singer, and actor, she is named after Bette Davis and her sisters Susan and Judy are named after Susan Hayward and Judy Garland.
Whether that be by their appearance, by the music they sing, or by the actions they do off the stage. A pop star by the name of Lady Gaga, who is known for being anything but conservative, recently appeared at an awards show dressed from head to toe in meat. Some critics see the stunt as disrespectful and uncalled for, but I see it as a way to get attention, and attention she did receive. Stefani Germanotta, also known as Lady Gaga was born in Yokers, New York. She learned to play the piano by ear at the age of four, performed open mic nights at the age of fourteen, and was one of twenty people to gain early admission into New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
However, one of Madonna’s greatest achievements is how she manipulated the media and the public with her music, her videos, her publicity, and her sexuality. Arguably, Madonna was the first female pop star to have complete control of her music and image. Madonna moved from her native Michigan to New York in 1977, with dreams of becoming a ballet dancer. She studied with choreographer Alvin Ailey and modeled. In 1979, she became part of the Patrick Hernandez Revue, a disco outfit that had the hit “Born to Be Alive.” She traveled to Paris with Hernandez; it was there that she met Dan Gilroy, who would soon become her boyfriend.
Catherine de Medici wed King Henry of France and staged balletti, the Italian term for dances. By 1581, the French tweaked the Italian versions and danced to a score written especially for the ballet. The first ballet, Le Ballet Comique de la Reine, premiered at Catherine's sister's wedding. Instead of viewing the movement from a traditional stage-audience arrangement, the audience now towered above the dance floor and sat in the galleries, where they easily observed the intricate patterns created by the dancers. The French court ballets used fancy costumes and scenery to establish a loosely linked dance sequences.
Taglioni Married Sophie Stebnowska, who was also a dancer. They had two children, Paul and Marie Taglioni who were both dancers. Marie Taglioni went on to become one of the worlds greatest ballerinas, and the first to dance an entire ballet on pointe. Filippo and his family lived in Vienna and Germany, but he moved them to Paris to escape Napoleonic wars. From there he moved to Vienna to take part in the Theatre Am Karntnertor.
In 1972, the film was given a wide U.S. release and honored at the Academy Awards. The movie is set in London in 1914, on the eve of World War I. 1914 was the year Chaplin made his first movie. Calvero (Charles Chaplin), once a famous stage clown but now a washed-up drunk, saves a young dancer, Thereza Ambrose, alias Terry (Claire Bloom), from suicide. Nursing her back to health, Calvero helps Terry regain her self-esteem and resume her dancing career.
One of only 20 students in the world to receive the honor of early acceptance. While she was there she enhanced her songwriting skills. Later, she left the school and to make ends meet she took 3 jobs, one even was a go-go dancer that in time helped her performing ability. In 2005, Lady Gaga was signed by Def Jam Records for a short amount of time, she was dropped a few months after signing. Since she was dropped by the label, it motivated her more to perform on her own in clubs and venues on New York City's Lower East Side.
Being social and popular was extremely important to a young lady during this time. Fitzgerald even stated, “No matter how beautiful or brilliant a girl may be, the reputation of not being frequently cut in on makes her position at a dance unfortunate.” These times were every girl for herself. Bernice is from a wealthy family in Eau Claire and she is going to visit her cousin Marjorie Harvey for the summer. Fitzgerald illustrates Bernice, the main character, as being an attractive young lady; however, not so much as Marjorie. Bernice was described as being pretty and having dark hair but a lame-duck.
While in high school she performed in a wide range of dramatic plays and musicals. At the age of 17, Stefani was admitted to the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. Who is Lady Gaga: In 2010, Lady Gaga was ranked as the second most powerful musician in the world. Lady Gaga’s name was inspired by the Queen song ‘Radio Gaga’. Lady Gaga is very popular today amony a wide variety of people, she is famous for her obscene outfits and repetitive lyrics.