Kidd, Michael


Kidd, Michael

biographical name

(born Aug. 12, 1919, Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S.) U.S. dancer, choreographer, and director. He studied at the School of American Ballet, dancing with that company in 1937 and later with American Ballet Theatre, for which he choreographed On Stage I (1945). He choreographed many Broadway musicals, including four that won successive Tony Awards: Guys and Dolls (1951), Can-Can (1953), Li'l Abner (1956), and Destry Rides Again (1959). His film credits include The Bandwagon (1953), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954), and Hello, Dolly! (1969).

Variants of KIDD, MICHAEL

Kidd, Michael orig. Milton Gruenwald

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