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Agnes de Mille (1905–1993)


Agnes de Mille was born on September 18, 1905 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Agnes George de Mille. She is known for her work on Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Sound of American Music (1985), Oklahoma! (1955) and Carousel (1956). She was married to Walter Foy Prude. She died on October 7, 1993 in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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 2013 Oklahoma! (choreographer: Original dances)
 1989 Dance Theatre of Harlem: Fall River Legend (TV Movie) (choreography)
 1979 Musical Comedy Tonight (TV Movie documentary) (choreographer: Oklahoma!)
 1973 American Ballet Theatre: A Close-Up in Time (TV Movie documentary) (choreographer)
 1958 The Seven Lively Arts (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Gold Rush (1958) ... (choreographer)
 1952-1956 Omnibus (TV Series) (choreographer - 2 episodes)
- The Art of Ballet (1956) ... (choreographer)
- The Trial of Mr. Pickwick/Rodeo (1952) ... (choreographer)
 1956 Carousel (choreographer: Louise's ballet derived from the original by - as Agnes De Mille)
 1955 Oklahoma! (dances staged by)
 1946 London Town (choreographer)
 1937 I, Claudius (choreographer)
 1936 Romeo and Juliet (dance director)
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Other Works:

One Touch of Venus (1943). Musical comedy. Music by Kurt Weill. Book by S.J. Perelman and Ogden Nash. Lyrics by Ogden Nash. Suggested by "The Tinted Venus" by F. Anstey. Music orchestrated by Kurt Weill. Music arranged by Kurt Weill. Musical Director: Maurice Abravanel. Musical Staging by Agnes de Mille. Scenic Design by Howard... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Agnes De Mille
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[on desire] Bodies cannot lie. See more »

Trivia:

Has won two Tony Awards as Best Choreographer: in 1947 for "Brigadoon," in a tie with Michael Kidd for "Finian's Rainbow;" and in 1962 for "Kwamina," in a tie with Joe Layton for "No Strings." She was also nominated in the same category in 1959 for "Goldilocks." See more »

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