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Agnes De Mille

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Who is Agnes De Mille?

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 previewEncyclopedia of Women's History in America (2009)

by Kathryn Cullen-DuPont

in New York City, to Anna George de Mille and William Churchill de Mille, Agnes de Mille became a dancer, director, writer, and the choreographer of ballets and many of Broadway's best-loved musicals. De Mille was ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (1999)

by Elizabeth M. Knowles

E • LORD DENNING Agnes de Mille 1908-93.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent (2009)

by Barbara Kerr

Agnes De Mille, Emily Dickinson, Isak Dinesen, Marjorie Douglas, Isadora Duncan, Kathrine Dunham, Eleonora Duse, George Eliot ...

Google previewA Century of Musicals in Black and White: An Encyclopedia of Musical Stage Works By, About, or Involving African Americans (1993)

An Encyclopedia of Musical Stage Works By, About, or Involving African Americans by Bernard L. Peterson Jr.

Danced by °Agnes de Mille. Cast: White characters/performers—°Herman Green (Majordomo), °Joseph Holland (Theodore, Govemor of Louisiana), °Ruth Ford ( Polly), °Catherine Laughlin (Crimson), °George LeSoir (Egbert), °Eleanor Lynn ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica Almanac 2010 (2010)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

Marian Anderson Frank Capra Aaron Copland Willem de Kooning Agnes de Mille Eva Le Gallienne Alan Lomax Lewis Mumford Eudora Welty Dominique de Menil Exxon Corp.

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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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