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.
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!" (another de Mille hit) or "South Pacific."
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.
Recently, it was Carousel which deserved the bouquets and I was delighted to see it discussed seriously under the work of choregrapher Agnes de Mille
, who changed American musical history when she created the dances for Oklahoma!
As author Agnes de Mille
once said: "I did the simplest thing in the world.
This became la grande jette, or great leap, in her career, where she had the opportunity to dance and interpret the roles in the great romantic and classic works alongside Mikhail Fokine, George Balanchine, Leonide Massine, Bronislava Nijinska, Antony Tudor, Jerome Robbins, and Agnes de Mille
Rodeo, a ballet with score by Aaron Copland, was produced in New York City by the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, starring Agnes de Mille