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Twyla Tharp: Dancer and Choreographer
  • Format
  • Authored by: James Robert Parish
  • From the Series: Ferguson Career Biographies
  • Trim Size: 5-3/4 x 8
  • ISBN-10: 0816058288
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-5828-0
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $25.00
  • Imprint: Ferguson
  • Published: 04/01/2005
  • Dewey Number: 792.8
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 128


Providing a detailed look at the life and career of one of the world's most famous choreographers, this biography offers valuable information on becoming a dancer and choreographer.

Twyla Tharp is one of the world's most famous choreographers, having choreographed more than 125 pieces to date. Known for her innovative and original concepts, Tharp developed a signature style that is now a cornerstone of modern dance. She started dancing at a very young age and trained with some of the biggest names in the field. She has choreographed pieces for television, film, and stage, including her Tony Award–winning play Movin' Out. Although she has had her share of career setbacks and disappointments, Tharp has established herself as one of the leading figures in the dance world.


Approximately 20 black-and-white photographs. Index. Bibliography. Timeline. Resources.

About the Author(s)

James Robert Parish, a former entertainment reporter, publicist, and book editor, is the author of numerous biographies and reference books on the entertainment industry. He has written biographies of Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Stan Lee, and Katie Couric for the Ferguson Career Biographies series.

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