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Twyla Tharp


Twyla Tharp was born on July 1, 1941 in Portland, Indiana, USA. She is known for her work on Amadeus (1984), Hair (1979) and The Catherine Wheel (1982). See full bio »
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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 1994 I'll Do Anything (choreographer)
 1985 White Nights (choreographer)
 1985 Great Performances: Dance in America (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Baryshnikov by Tharp (1985) ... (choreographer)
 1984 Amadeus (choreography) / (opera staging by)
 1982 The Catherine Wheel (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1981 Ragtime (choreographer)
 1981 Dance and Dancers (TV Series documentary) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Twyla Tharp: Confessions of a Cornermaker (1981) ... (choreographer)
 1979 Hair (choreographer)
 1965 Tank Dive: Excerpts (choreographer)
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: Directed and choreographed "Movin' Out" musical by Billy Joel (Shubert Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA). See more »

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On art: Art is an investigation. See more »

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She was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 2004 for her services to dance in America from the National Endowment for the Arts of the United States. See more »

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Cancer

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