The cast performs “Sing, Sing, Sing” on the Tony Awards. The Frug (pronounced “froog”) was a dance craze from the 1960s that evolved from another dance of the era, the Chicken. The Chicken, which featured lateral body movements, was used primarily as a change of pace step while doing the Twist. As young dancers grew more tired they would do less work, moving only their hips while standing in place. They then started making up arm movements for the dance, which prompted the birth of the Swim, the Monkey, the Dog, the Watusi, the Mashed Potato, and the Jerk. The Frug is sometimes referred to as the Surf, Big [More]
Various clips of Bob Fosse dancing, with commentary by Gwen Verdon. The clips range from 1949 (The Morey Amsterdam Show) to 1962 (The Garry Moore Show).
Song: “Smooth Criminal” Artist: Michael Jackson Films: The Affairs of Dobie Gillis, All That Jazz, Bells Are Ringing, Cabaret, Chicago, Damn Yankees, Fosse: The Broadway Musical, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, Kiss Me Kate, The Little Prince, My Sister Eileen,The Pajama Game, Sweet Charity I first started working on this video a short time after Michael Jackson passed away and I’m so glad it’s finally come together. Stupid me for choosing this video to learn FinalCut on! Anyway, this video is my tribute to the incredible dancer/choreographer Bob Fosse. I’ve included in this tribute: films Fosse choreographed, [More]
Michael jackson pictures and Actor / dancer Bob Fosse showing the influence of this on the steps of the first. just watch and observe : Michael , confessed fan of the little prince , of course not only fell in love with the film version of this 1974 classic. He also gaped at the snake interpreter of talent and removed movements and much of the costumes that made ​​famous .