Agnes de Mille

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(18 September 1905 – 7 October 1993) was an American dancer and choreographer

When Agnes was very young, her father followed his brother, Cecil B. de Mille to California, to try for work in the new gold field of motion pictures. He went for a year’s stay and remained for the rest of his life. (Her bio here)

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Oklahoma ! – Out Of My Dreams (Part 2)

  • Theater people are always pining and agonizing because they’re afraid that they’ll be forgotten. And in America they’re quite right. They will be.
    Agnes de Mille
  • To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking.
    Agnes de Mille
  • Agnes de Mille’s career was a long, successful, but also turbulent journey through the world of 20th century American theater and ballet (via)

    W/Thanks to Steven Schwartz!

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