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Leonard Reed

Leonard Reed (January 7, 1907 in Lightning Creek, Oklahoma – April 5, 2004 in West Covina, California) was an American tap dancer, co-creator with his partner, Willie Bryant, of the famous Shim Sham Shimmy (Goofus) tap dance routine.

Karen Graffeo

Karen Graffeo is an American artist based in Birmingham, Alabama. While specializing in photography, Graffeo is also a choreographer and installation artist. Early in her photography career, she worked as Jerry Uelsmann’s assistant and model. She earned an undergraduate degree from Jacksonville State University and a Master of Arts in art education from the University of Alabama, where she also earned MFA degrees in photography and painting. She has taught at the University of Montevallo since 1990 and has also taught at University of Alabama at Birmingham. Graffeo is a founding member of Stare Studio along with Virginia Scruggs and Melissa Springer. From 1992 and until 2000, Graffeo was represented by Agnes in Birmingham, Alabama.

Jonathan Roberts (dancer)

Jonathan Roberts (born Jonathan Robert Stubenrauch; April 20, 1974) is an American professional ballroom dancer. He decided to take up dancing after he received a free trial at a local dance studio and enjoyed it. He currently resides in California.

John Selya

John Selya is a professional dancer and choreographer. Selya was born in New York City and trained at the School of American Ballet. He joined the American Ballet Theatre in 1988, where he danced roles such as Birbanto and Lankendem in Le Corsaire, Lead Gypsy in Don Quixote, Head Fakir in La Bayadere, Dr. Coppelius in Coppelia, and an Ugly Stepsister in Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella. He choreographed several ballets for the company, including Moondance, Jack and Jill, Don’t Panic, Turnstile, and Disposition. In 2000, Selya joined Twyla Tharp Dance.
Selya appeared in the 2010 Broadway musical Come Fly Away in which Twyla Tharp choreographed songs sung by Frank Sinatra. He previously appeared in the Broadway revival of Guys and Dolls (2009) as Scranton Slim, in Damn Yankees as Eddie/Mambo Dancer (2008), and in The Times They Are A-Changin’ as Lucibeal (2006). He played the character “Eddie” in the show Movin’ Out for which he received the 2003 Tony and Drama Desk nominations for Best Male Dancer and Lead Actor in a musical and won the 2003 TDF/Astaire Award for Best Male Dancer in a Musical and the Theater World Award.

Anne Heaton

Anne Heaton (19 November 1930 – 1 May 2020) was a British ballet dancer and teacher.

Viper (actress)

Viper (September 12, 1959 – December 24, 2010) was the stage name of Stephanie Green, an American pornographic actress, known for a prominent full body snake tattoo, for co-founding Fans of X-Rated Entertainment with Bill Margold, and for her disappearance in 1991.

Dita Von Teese

Dita Von Teese (born Heather Renée Sweet; September 28, 1972) is an American burlesque dancer, vedette, model, costume designer, entrepreneur and occasional actress. She is thought to have helped repopularize burlesque performance, as well as vintage fetish style, and was formerly married to Marilyn Manson.

Joan Jay

Joan Jay was a singer and dancer at the Windmill Theatre in London, from 1936–1947. She was seriously injured there during a World War II bombing raid in October 1940, but returned to dancing after receiving skin grafts during a four-month stay in hospital. Her costumes were adapted to hide her scars.

Oscar Byrne

Oscar Byrne’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

Flick Colby

Flick Colby (23 March 1946 – 26 May 2011), born Felicity Isabelle Colby, was an American dancer and choreographer best known for being a founding member and the choreographer of the United Kingdom dance troupe Pan’s People, which was a fixture on the BBC 1 chart show Top of the Pops from 1968 to 1976. Colby transitioned to become the full-time dance choreographer for the Top of the Pops dance troupes Pan’s People, Ruby Flipper, Legs & Co., and Zoo (credited as “Dance Director”), from 1972 until 1983.

Erzsébet Földi

Erzsébet Földi’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

Eddie Korbich

Eddie Korbich (born November 6, 1960) is an American actor, singer, and dancer. He was born in Washington, D.C. but grew up in Shamokin, Pennsylvania.

Dianne McIntyre

Dianne McIntyre (born July 18, 1946) is an African-American dancer, choreographer, and teacher. Her notable works include Their Eyes Were Watching God: A Dance Adventure in Southern Blues (A Choreodrama), an adaptation of Zora Neal Hurston’s novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, as well as productions of why i had to dance, Spell #7, and for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf, with text by Ntozake Shange. She has won numerous honors for her work including an Emmy nomination, three Bessie Awards, and a Helen Hayes Award. She is a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, and the Dramatists Guild of America.

Bailey De Young

Bailey De Young (née Buntain; September 16, 1989) is an American actress and dancer most well known for playing the characters Ginny Thompson on Bunheads and Lauren Cooper on Faking It.

Jean-Carlos Garcia

Jean-Carlos Garcia (born 5 July 1992) is a Gibraltarian footballer who plays for Gibraltar National League side Bruno’s Magpies, and the Gibraltar national team. Mainly a right back, he can also play as a right winger.

Sara Mearns

Sara Ann Mearns is an American ballerina who dances as a principal dancer for the New York City Ballet. She was born in Columbia, South Carolina, where she began dance training at the age of three. As a teenager Mearns continued her studies with Patricia McBride and Stanislav Issaev, before entering the School of American Ballet in 2001. She joined the New York City Ballet as an apprentice in 2003, and became a member of the corps de ballet in 2004. She made her debut in a leading role just 18 months later in the dual roles of Odette/Odile in Swan Lake at the age of 19. Mearns was promoted to soloist in 2006 and to principal in 2008.
In 2013 Mearns starred in A Dancer’s Dream, a New York Philharmonic production choreographed by Karole Armitage and conducted by Alan Gilbert, which was broadcast nationally. In 2015 she made her Broadway debut in the “Lonely Town” pas de deux from the Tony-nominated musical On the Town, choreographed by Joshua Bergasse.

Claire Tran

Claire Tran est une actrice et danseuse franco-britannique, née en 1985 à Londres.

Pamella D’Pella

Pamella D’Pella (born Pamela Denise Manley; August 22, 1957) is an American actress, singer-songwriter, photographer and dancer. Pamella is recognized for her extensive acting career, most notably for her years spent as “Julia” in the long running soap opera The Young and the Restless and as Teresa on The Bold and the Beautiful. She has appeared in numerous other films and television shows such as, Ted and Venus, Hot Boyz, Caged Heat II: Stripped of Freedom, and Diagnosis: Murder. Additionally, D’Pella was one of the founding members of the Location Managers Guild of America and held the office of Vice President .

Victoria Vokes

Victoria Vokes (25 August 1850 – 1 November 1894) was a British music hall, pantomime and burlesque actress and dancer of the 19th-century and a member of the Vokes Family of entertainers. For more than ten years they were the central attraction at the annual pantomime at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane from 1868 to 1879 when their popularity began to wane.

Kristin Seifert-DeCarlo

Kristin Seifert-DeCarlo’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

Gus Giordano

Gus Giordano (July 10, 1923 – March 9, 2008), born August Thomas Giordano III, was an American jazz dancer, teacher and choreographer. He performed on Broadway and in theater and television. He taught jazz dance to thousands in North America, Europe, Asia and South America. He was the founder of Gus Giordano Dance School (1953), founder of Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago (1963), creator of the First American Jazz Dance World Congress (1990) and the author of Anthology of American Jazz Dance (1975). He taught at institutions around the world including American Ballet Theatre, The American University of Paris, Duke University, Joffrey Ballet, New York University and hundreds more. He choreographed award-winning shows for television, film, stage, commercials and industrials. Giordano is one of the founders of theatrical or Broadway jazz dance styles, not to be confused with African American vernacular jazz styles that he drew upon.

James Hernandez

JamesChicoHernandez (born April 14, 1954, in Chicago, Illinois) is an accomplished athlete in the sport of Sambo and a twelve-time member of the Team USA National Team.

Emily Rose Brown

Emily Rose Brown’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

Kai Widdrington

Kai Widdrington (born 23 August 1995) is an English dancer and choreographer. In 2012 he reached the final of the sixth series of Britain’s Got Talent. He is also known as being one of the professional dancers on the Irish version of Dancing with the Stars.

Alexander Petrov

Alexander Petrov’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

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