Gender
Female
Born
Feb 28, 1922
Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
Died
Nov 11, 2017
New York, New York, USA
Performer Choreographer
  • CREDITS
    Abe Lincoln in Illinois (Nov 29, 1993 - Jan 02, 1994)
    • Dances by Gemze de Lappe
    PlayDramaRevival
    Oklahoma! (Dec 13, 1979 - Aug 24, 1980)
    • Miss De Mille's choreography recreated by Gemze de Lappe
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Gorey Stories (Oct 30, 1978 - Oct 30, 1978)
    • Performer: Gemze de Lappe [Mona]
    PlayPlay with musicOriginal
    The American Dance Machine (Jun 14, 1978 - Dec 03, 1978)
    • Choreographic reconstruction by Gemze de Lappe
    SpecialDanceOriginal
    Juno (Mar 09, 1959 - Mar 21, 1959)
    • Performer: Gemze de Lappe [Molly]
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Phoenix '55 (May 23, 1955 - Jul 17, 1955)
    • Also Starring: Gemze de Lappe ["It Says Here" Performer, "Tomorrow Is Here" Company, "Never Wait For Love" Dancer, Friends, Relatives and Other Disreputable Elements, Aerialist, "Finale" Performer]
    MusicalRevueOriginal
    Paint Your Wagon (Nov 12, 1951 - Jul 19, 1952)
    • Performer: Gemze de Lappe [Yvonne Sorel, Dancer]
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    The King and I (Mar 29, 1951 - Mar 20, 1954)
    • Performer: Gemze de Lappe
      • King Simon -
      • Royal Dancer - Replacement
    MusicalComedy DramaOriginal
    Oklahoma! (Mar 31, 1943 - May 29, 1948)
    • Performer: Gemze de Lappe
      • Ellen - Replacement
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    La Vie Parisienne (Nov 05, 1941 - Nov 11, 1941)
    • Performer: Gemze de Lappe [Ballet]
    MusicalComedy OperaOriginal
    Oklahoma! (Apr 28, 1979 - Jul 18, 1981)
    • Miss De Mille's choreography recreated by Gemze de Lappe
    MusicalComedyRevival
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

    Tony Honor for Excellence in Theatre

    2007 | Recipient
    Gemze de Lappe
Abe Lincoln in Illinois (Nov 29, 1993 - Jan 02, 1994)
  • Dances by Gemze de Lappe
PlayDramaRevival
Oklahoma! (Dec 13, 1979 - Aug 24, 1980)
  • Miss De Mille's choreography recreated by Gemze de Lappe
MusicalComedyRevival
Gorey Stories (Oct 30, 1978 - Oct 30, 1978)
  • Performer: Gemze de Lappe [Mona]
PlayPlay with musicOriginal
The American Dance Machine (Jun 14, 1978 - Dec 03, 1978)
  • Choreographic reconstruction by Gemze de Lappe
SpecialDanceOriginal
Juno (Mar 09, 1959 - Mar 21, 1959)
  • Performer: Gemze de Lappe [Molly]
MusicalComedyOriginal
Phoenix '55 (May 23, 1955 - Jul 17, 1955)
  • Also Starring: Gemze de Lappe ["It Says Here" Performer, "Tomorrow Is Here" Company, "Never Wait For Love" Dancer, Friends, Relatives and Other Disreputable Elements, Aerialist, "Finale" Performer]
MusicalRevueOriginal
Paint Your Wagon (Nov 12, 1951 - Jul 19, 1952)
  • Performer: Gemze de Lappe [Yvonne Sorel, Dancer]
MusicalComedyOriginal
The King and I (Mar 29, 1951 - Mar 20, 1954)
  • Performer: Gemze de Lappe
    • King Simon -
    • Royal Dancer - Replacement
MusicalComedy DramaOriginal
Oklahoma! (Mar 31, 1943 - May 29, 1948)
  • Performer: Gemze de Lappe
    • Ellen - Replacement
MusicalComedyOriginal
La Vie Parisienne (Nov 05, 1941 - Nov 11, 1941)
  • Performer: Gemze de Lappe [Ballet]
MusicalComedy OperaOriginal
Oklahoma! (Apr 28, 1979 - Jul 18, 1981)
  • Miss De Mille's choreography recreated by Gemze de Lappe
MusicalComedyRevival

Tony Award®

Tony Honor for Excellence in Theatre

2007 | Recipient
Gemze de Lappe

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