Debbie Allen Biography Deborrah Kaye Allen was born on January 16, 1950, in Houston, Texas. Allen is an actress, choreographer, dancer, director, and producer. She was three when she began dancing and by the age of four she was determined to be a professional performer, which lead to her parents enrolling her in dance classes at the age of five. Allen's parents divorced in 1957, leaving her mother Vivian as the main provider and caregiver for Debbie and her siblings. In 1960, Vivian took Debbie and her siblings to live with her in Mexico.
Sweet charity is a musical with music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Dorothy and book by Neil Simon. Bob Fosse directed and choreographed the musical for Broadway; it starred his wife and muse Gwen Verdon. The musical was based on Federico Fellini’s screen play for Nights of Cabiria . Sweet Charity had 10 productions; the first one on 1996 in Broadway. The last production took place on 2009 in the West End, the last production was scheduled to take place in 2011 in Toronto, and however, it was cancelled.
Dance Homework – Research Task Katherine Dunham Katherine Dunham was born on June 22nd 1909. Dunham had many great talents as well as dance and choreography. She was an artist, anthropologist, author, manager, movie star, activist, producer, educator, wife and mother .She was inspired by caribbean dance and African culture which gave her the idea to bring them together. She became first interested in dance when she began studying ballet in 1928. She was then accepted to the University of Chicago in 1929 as an anthropology major in which she focused on dance.
In 1974, made the great decision of leaving the Soviet Union in search of the promise of freedom and change in the west. His debut at the American Ballet Theater featured Giselle. It was a great and defining moment that saw him dance with Natalia Makarova. He also defined his talent by staging ABT performances of the Nutcracker, Cinderella, and Don Quixote. In 1978, he forged a working alliance with Jerome Robbins and George Balanchine, which saw him move from ABT to New York City
I would go to dance class two days a week and when I went home I was always dancing as well. Then when I was fifteen years old, while we began to practice for our dance recital my dance instructor pulled me to the side and told me I had the opportunity to perform a solo because she saw how much I improved and all the dedication and time I put into dancing. At that time it was one of my biggest dreams. May came along and I performed by myself. When I first
In this paper you will take a journey to the past to understand where some of our new actors/actresses techniques came from. She was born of the name Irene Escalera on March 18, 1959. She originates from the Bronx, New York and like many found to be at a young age to an inspiring actress. Born to father Gaspar Cara (Puerto Rican) and mother Louise (American of Cuban descent), Irene was one of five finalists for the “Little Miss America” pageant at the age of three. At a young age she began to play piano by ear and soon after began studying the art of music, acting, and dance.
Jimmy received a telegram that he is still married to his first wife, Lady Katherine, or Kay, so his new bride leaves him. Lady Katherine has never forgotten her first husband and arrives just in time… The music in this production is very upbeat, brings the jazz element into musical theater, and everything that is expected in 20’s music. Famous songs from this musical include “Maybe,” “Do, do, do,” “Clap yo’ Hands,” and the most famous, “Someone to watch over me.” Gershwin had, prior to this show, written several songs from the musical for other productions, thinking they would work. When he got the job of composing for Oh, Kay! He incorporated some songs from previous failed projects into this one.
 By May 1910 Stravinsky was discussing his idea with Nicholas Roerich, the foremost Russian expert on folk art and ancient rituals. Roerich had a reputation as an artist and mystic, and had provided the stage designs for Diaghilev's 1909 production of the Polovtsian Dances.  The pair quickly agreed on a working title, "The Great Sacrifice" (Russian: Velikaia zhertva); Diaghilev gave his blessing to the work, although the collaboration was put on hold for a year while Stravinsky was occupied with his second major commission for Diaghilev, the ballet Petrushka.  In July 1911 Stravinsky visited Talashkino, near Smolensk, where Roerich was staying with the Princess Maria Tenisheva, a noted patron of the arts
For the movie that I reviewed, I watched black swan because it had degrees of mental illness that I had never experienced before. The movie, which was released in 2010, was about an aspiring ballet dancer who is the main dancer in a production of Swan Lake. It follows the main character as she is awarded the Swan Queen and goes through rigorous training to prepare for the part. As she trains with the leader of her company and her colleagues, her mental status begins to deteriorate and old self destructive habits begin to exacerbate. The main characters are played by Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis and Vincent Cassel.
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.