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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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 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)
 1956 Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Bloomer Girl (1956) ... (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:

Stage Play: Paint Your Wagon. Musical comedy. Based on material by Alan Jay Lerner (also lyrics). Music by Frederick Loewe. Choreographed by Agnes de Mille. Directed by Daniel Mann. Shubert Theatre: 12 Nov 1951- 19 Jul 1952 (289 performances). Cast: James Barton (as "Ben Rumson"), Tony Bavaar, James Mitchell, Olga San Juan, Richard Aherne,... See more »

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4 Print Biographies | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

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Personal Quote:

No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our lives are made. Destiny is made known silently. See more »

Trivia:

A witty and vivid writer and speaker, she remained unquenchable in spirit even after being disabled by a cerebral hemorrhage on May 15, 1975, as she was about to go on stage for her famous lecture, 'Converstions About the Dance'. It paralyzed the right side of her body. She had to undergo two operations to remove blood clots. With the aid of rehabilitative therapy and her own enormous willpower, ... See more »

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