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Agnes De Mille

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Definition of the noun Agnes De Mille

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

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Agnes de Mille: Agnes George de Mille was an American dancer and choreographer.

  • also known as Agnes George de Mille, Agnes Mille, Agnes Demille
  • born on (110 years ago) in New York City, child of William C. deMille and Anna Angela George
  • nationality: United States of America
  • education: University of California, Los Angeles
  • profession: Ballet dancer, choreographer
  • Marriage with Walter Foy Prude between and (44 years)
  • parent of Jonathan Prude
  • died on (22 years ago) in Greenwich Village of stroke
  • written works: "America dances", "Russian journals", "Where the wings grow", "Speak to me, dance with me", "The book of the dance", "And promenade home", "Lizzie Borden: a dance of death", "The dance in America", "To a young dancer", "Dance to the Piper"
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to Tony Award for Best Choreography - "Brigadoon"
      • Tony Award for Best Choreography - "Brigadoon"
      • nominated to Tony Award for Best Choreography - "Goldilocks"
      • nominated to Tony Award for Best Choreography - "Kwamina"
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Classical Program - Performing Arts - "Conversations About the Dance", with Loring d'Usseau
      • Kennedy Center Honors
      • Drama Desk Special Award (For her enduring legacy of cherished choreography)

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Google previewRoutledge International Encyclopedia of Women (2004)

Global Women's Issues and Knowledge by Cheris Kramarae, Dale Spender

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The truest expression of a people is in its dances and its music... Bodies never lie. (Agnes De Mille)
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