Agnes de Mille


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to Agnes de Mille: Jerome Robbins
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Agnes de Mille - United States dancer and choreographer who introduced formal dance to a wide audience (1905-1993)
References in periodicals archive ?
Its choreographer, Agnes de Mille, had smashed Broadway conventions with her work on Oklahoma
This selected anthology of the writings of famed American choreographer Agnes de Mille provides dance enthusiast with a glimpse into the mind of one of the most influential dancers and writers about dance in the twentieth century.
The first woman (person) to bring me to New York City was Agnes de Mille.
Brought up in Philadelphia, Judith was discovered by Agnes de Mille and first performed with American Ballet Theatre in 1964.
Among his many ballet partners were Alicia Markova, Irina Baronova, Agnes de Mille, Ruthanna Boris, Yvette Chauvire, Moira Shearer, Rosella Hightower, Maria Tallchief, Tamara Toumanova, and Alicia Alonso.
Freddie's ballerina partners included Alexandra Danilova, Alicia Markova, Agnes de Mille and Moira Shearer.
Though it had a successful opening run on Broadway in the 1940s - legendary choreographer Agnes de Mille took the Tony that year for the show - "Brigadoon" is not as well known as shows such as "Oklahoma
This includes the work of costume designer Adrian, scenic designer Oliver Messel, and choreographer Agnes De Mille on the 1936 MGM Romeo and Juliet (directed by George Cukor), all of whom collaborated to make the lavish film appear as though, in Jackson's wry formulation, it is "Shakespeare who has the honor of being interpreted by MGM" (129).
Denis, Martha Graham, Ted Shawn, Agnes De Mille, Alvin Ailey, Jerome Robbins, Twyla Tharpe, Mark Morris, Bill T.
In 1941 Rittmann became a concert accompanist for choreographer Agnes de Mille, who invited her to be dance arranger for the 1943 Broadway musical "One Touch of Venus," choreographed by de Mille and composed by Kurt Weill.
Agnes de Mille was the choreographer; I got the job.
If boundless talent accounts for Alonso's ascendancy, so, according to Agnes de Mille, does a fabulous ambition.