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Marc Breaux

Performer, Choreographer, Assistant
( b. Nov 03, 1924 Carencro, Louisiana, USA - d. Nov 19, 2013 Mesa, Arizona, USA ) Male
Also known as: Mark Breaux
Breaux studied dance at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette before serving in the Navy as a pilot during World War II.

Breaux began as a performer, singing and dancing in the 1950s musicals Catch a Star!, Li'l Abner and Destry Rides Again. While performing in Catch a Star!, he met and married Dee Dee Wood. His and Wood's first

Broadway choreographer job was the 1960 Phil Silvers vehicle Do Re Mi, written by Jule Styne, Adolph Green and Betty Comden.

The New Mr. Breaux also took on television work, on shows like "The United States Steel Hour" and "The Andy WilliamsShow." Dick Van Dyke worked with him and his wife on "The Jack Benny Program," and recommended them to the producers of "Mary Poppins." They worked with Van Dyke again on the musical "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," creating the memorable number "Doll on a Music Box," in which Van Dyke and Sally Ann Howes perform as life-size music-box figurines.

From 1964-1970, Mr. Breaux and Wood were choreographers on the weekly musical revue series "The Hollywood Palace." Other television credits include a 1972 version of Of Thee I Sing.

Source: New York Times obituary



Productions Date of Productions
Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Choreographed by Marc Breaux
Dec 28, 1970 - Jan 09, 1971
Minnie's Boys
[Musical, Original]
  • Musical Staging by Marc Breaux
Mar 26, 1970 - May 30, 1970
Subways Are for Sleeping
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Associate Choreographed by Marc Breaux
Dec 27, 1961 - Jun 23, 1962
Do Re Mi
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Choreographed by Marc Breaux
Dec 26, 1960 - Jan 13, 1962
Destry Rides Again
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Marc Breaux [Gyp Watson]
  • Assistant to Mr. Kidd: Marc Breaux
Apr 23, 1959 - Jun 18, 1960
Li'l Abner
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Marc Breaux [Romeo Scragg, Dr. Schleifitz, Crony, Dancer]
  • Assistant to Mr. Kidd: Marc Breaux
Nov 15, 1956 - Jul 12, 1958
Catch a Star!
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Starring: Marc Breaux [Ambulance Attendant, Sheriff, Gus, Boy in "To Be or Not To Be in Love", Private Eye, Dancer, Boy in "Twist My Arm", Couples, The Frenchman]
Sep 06, 1955 - Sep 24, 1955
The Barrier
[Musical, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Marc Breaux [Young Norwood Dancer]
Nov 02, 1950 - Nov 04, 1950
Kiss Me, Kate
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Mark Breaux
    • Dancer
    • Haberdasher - Replacement
  • Understudy: Marc Breaux [Haberdasher]
Dec 30, 1948 - Jul 28, 1951
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