#170 GRACIELA DANIELE, Director/Choreographer

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Graciela Daniele is one of Broadway’s most beloved director/choreographers with credits including the choreography for The Pirates of Penzance, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, The Rink, The Goodbye Girl, Ragtime and directing such shows as Annie Get Your Gun (w/Bernadette Peters), Once On This Island, Marie Christine, and more. But, before she went behind the table, she was one of the most recognized dancers on Broadway having appeared in What Makes Sammy Run, Here’s Where I Belong, Promises, Promises, Coco, Follies, and Chicago.

 

Graciela pulls back the curtain on her career to discuss how her first New York audition led to her Broadway debut, what it was like working with Bob Fosse and Michael Bennett, and why West Side Story was a seminal force in her life.

 

Also, Graciela shines the spotlight on Gwen Verdon, Michael John LaChuisa, Wilfred Leach,  and Kevin Kline!

 

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