Bennett, Michael

orig. Michael Bennett Difiglia

(8 abr. 1943, Buffalo, N.Y., EE.UU.–2 jul. 1987, Tucson, Ariz.).

Bailarín, coreógrafo y director de musicales estadounidense. Comenzó a bailar a la edad de tres años y dejó la secundaria para irse de gira con una producción de Amor sin barreras. Su más importante contribución a la danza fue como coreógrafo y director de musicales como Promises, Promises (1968) Company (1970), Follies (1971) y Dreamgirls (1981), y en especial, por la notable A Chorus Line (1975, Premio Pulitzer), que fue concebida, dirigida y coreografiada por él. Bennett recibió ocho premios Tony a lo largo de su carrera.

Enciclopedia Universal. 2012.

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