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Dance 361: MDT Choreographic Styles: Founders

Founders in Musical Theatre Choreography

Jack Cole

Unsung Genius

MD 1785 .C64 L66 1984

The Johnson Rag, 2:20- 3:20, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUOY5EGUtnk

Agnes DeMille

Broadway the Golden Years by Robert Emmet Long

MD 1785 .A1 L66 2001

Strike Up the Band: A New History of Musical Theatre by Scott Miller

ML 1711.5 .M55 S77 2007

Various biographies

MD 1785 .D45

Louise’s Ballet from Carousel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNn7eqNRvjc

Jerome Robbins

Jerome Robbins by Christine Conrad

MD 1785 .R6 C66 2000

Jerome Robbins: His live, His Theater , His Dance by Deborah Jowitt

MD 1785 .R6 J68 2004

Broadway the Golden Years by Robert Emmet Long

MD 1785 .A1 L66 2001

West Side Story-Cool, 2:58-3:27, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wugWGhItaQA

Gower Champion

Broadway the Golden Years by Robert Emmet Long

MD 1785 .A1 L66 2001

Before the Parade

MD 1785 .C44 G54 2005

2:34-3:10, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1sk16flILoo&t=243s

Bob Fosse

Big Deal by Winkler

(online book)

Broadway the Golden Years by Robert Emmet Long

MD 1785 .A1 L66 2001

Various biographies

MD 1785 .F67

I Wanna Be A Dancin' Man 6:45-7:35, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zm0bkywFONY OR :30 - 1:17, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdRhjxhGWFY)

AND

I Gotcha from Liza with a "Z", 1:00-1:53  OR (not both) 2:12-3:07, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKYcNS64OrU. For additional reference see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qm3rh3J76cA)

Gene Kelly

Various biographies

MD 1785 .K44

Summer Stock https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0tnHNYpRG8

Michael Kidd

The Great American Book Musical

ML 1711 .F57 G74 2008

Barn dance from Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TygmMPbwfjA

Dance Biographies

The call number for biographies of dancers and choreographers is MD 1785.

MD 1785 .A1 -- these are biographies of multiple dancers and/or choreographers

MD 1785 .A3-A9 - biographies of dancers/choreographers whose surnames start with the letter A

This format continues through MD 1785 .Z -- surnames begin with the letter Z