Dee Dee Wood

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Dee Dee Wood is an American choreographer. She is best known for her work on musical films of the 1960s and 1970s.

Biography[edit]

Most of her well-known work was in collaboration with Marc Breaux, both in films and for television. Wood and Breaux were married in 1955 and were later divorced.[1]

In 1964-1970, Wood and Breaux were the choreographers for the weekly musical revue "The Hollywood Palace."[2] She also worked in collaboration with the songwriting duo the Sherman Brothers. She serves as one of the judges for the Emmy Awards (choreography).

Wood appeared on Broadway in Can-Can in 1953 as a performer, and worked as an Assistant to Michael Kidd on L'il Abner (1956) and Destry Rides Again (1959)[3] and was the choreographer (with Breau) for Do Re Mi (1960).[4]

She lives in Cave Creek, Arizona.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Sources: Hollywood Reporter[1]; The Guardian[6]; Hollywood.com[7]; TCM [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Barnes, Mike. "'Mary Poppins' Choreographer Marc Breaux Dies at 89" Hollywood Reporter, November 22, 2013
  2. ^ "Breaux Obituary" Playbill, retrieved November 3, 2017
  3. ^ "Dee Dee Wood" ibdb.com, retrieved November 3, 2017
  4. ^ Do Re Mi Playbill, retrieved November 7, 2017
  5. ^ Garcia, Mia (3 September 2014). "Emmy Award winning choreographer calls the valley home". Fox 10 Phoenix. Archived from the original on 31 December 2014. Retrieved 31 December 2014.
  6. ^ Baskin, Gregory. " 'Mary Poppins' at 50 and Choreographer Dee Dee Wood" The Guardian, October 28, 2014
  7. ^ "Dee Dee Wood Filmography" hollywood.com, retrieved November 3, 2017
  8. ^ "Dee Dee Wood Filmography" tcm.com, retrieved November 3, 2017

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