Brian Macdonald

Brian Macdonald

Birthday1928-05-14
AgeHe is 89 years old
Birth Sign Taurus (avr. 20 - mai 20)
GenderMale
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Who is Brian Macdonald?
Brian Macdonald, CC was a Canadian dancer, choreographer, director of opera, theatre and musical theatre. Born in Montreal, while a student at McGill University in 1957, Macdonald directed the satirical revue "My Fur Lady," which went on a national tour of 402 performances. Macdonald was an original member of the National Ballet of Canada. As a choreographer, he created works for the Royal Winnipeg Ballet and was artistic director of the Royal Swedish Ballet, Harkness Ballet, Israel's Batsheva Dance Theatre and Les Grands Ballet Canadiens. Among his ballets during this period were the popular "Time Out of Mind" for the Joffrey Ballet and Harkness Ballet's "Canto Indio." Macdonald's Broadway theatre credits include Maggie Flynn and The Mikado, for which he was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Choreography and Best Direction of a Musical. At Canada's Stratford Festival, Macdonald is associated with the revival of Gilbert & Sullivan musicals. In 1967, Macdonald was made an Officer of the Order of Canada and was promoted to Companion in 2001. In 2008, he received the Governor General's Performing Arts Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement.
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  • Dancer Ensemble for Somnambulists