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Matt Mattox

Performer, Choreographer
( b. Aug 18, 1921 Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - d. Feb 18, 2013 Perpignan, FRANCE ) Male
Relations: Husband of Jean Mattox (divorced)

Biography: Matt Mattox was born on August 18, 1921 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was an apprentice of the respected jazz dance pioneer Jack Cole. He served as a fighter pilot with the Army Air Forces in World War II. In 1975, he formed a concert jazz dance company in England called JazzArt. He became an influential contemporary jazz dance teacher, and moved to Perpignan, France.

Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: ?"Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," "The Girl Rush," "The Glory Brigade," "Hot Blood," and "Pepe." Television credits include: "The United States Steel Hour," "Pinocchio," "The Patti Page Oldsmobile Show," "The Bell Telephone Hour," and "Arias and Arabesques."

His particular style of jazz dance, which integrated his training in other dance traditions, is known as "freestyle dance."

ProductionsDate of Productions
What Makes Sammy Run?
[Musical, Original]
  • Musical Staging by Matt Mattox
Feb 27, 1964 - Jun 12, 1965
[Musical, Original]
  • Choreographed by Matt Mattox
Oct 17, 1963 - Dec 28, 1963
Once Upon a Mattress
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Also Starring: Matt Mattox [Jester]
May 11, 1959 - Jul 02, 1960
Say, Darling
[Play, Comedy, Play with music, Original]
  • Performer: Matt Mattox [Boris Reshevsky]
  • Dances by Matt Mattox
Apr 03, 1958 - Jan 17, 1959
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Also Starring: Matt Mattox [Harry Beaton]
Apr 09, 1957 - May 05, 1957
The Vamp
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Also Starring: Matt Mattox [Charlie]
Nov 10, 1955 - Dec 31, 1955
Carnival in Flanders
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Matt Mattox [Courier]
Sep 08, 1953 - Sep 12, 1953
[Musical, Original]
  • Performer: Matt Mattox [Dancer]
  • Dance Captain: Matt Mattox
Sep 20, 1948 - Dec 04, 1948
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