Agnes de Mille

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Noun1.Agnes de Mille - United States dancer and choreographer who introduced formal dance to a wide audience (1905-1993)
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Cavenaugh notes that of all of the directors, composers, and choreographers with whom Rittman worked, only Agnes DeMille, sympathetic to her plight as a woman in a man's world, publicly acknowledged and praised her work.
The show had a cast of 150 mostly African-American actors and musicians, including Louis Armstrong as Bottom, and it was choreographed by Agnes DeMille. Walt Disney designed the sets.
There are B&W fantasy sequences; weird flashbacks to the subject's single failed marriage and her bizarre friendship with Helen Keller; gratuitous cameos by choreographer Mark Morris and pop vocalist Deborah Harry as themselves; plus actors standing in for Liza Minnelli, Andy Warhol, Agnes DeMille, Eric Hawkins, and so forth.