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Twyla Tharp


In 1965 Twyla Tharp formed Twyla Tharp Dance and has created more than 125 works to date. She has also choreographed for American Ballet Theatre, Paris Opera Ballet, The Royal Ballet, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet, The Joffrey Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance, and Martha Graham Dance Company. Tharp’s Broadway credits include When We Were Very Young, The Catherine Wheel, Singin’ In The Rain, and Movin’ Out. She collaborated in film on Hair, Ragtime, Amadeus, White Nights, and I’ll Do Anything. Tharp is the author of books Push Comes To Shove and The Creative Habit: Learn It And Use It For Life.