Gender
Female
Born
Mar 24, 1922
Inverness, Nova Scotia, CANADA
Died
Apr 08, 2005
West Hollywood, California, USA
Director Performer Choreographer
Relations
Wife of
Larry Douglas (1948 - 1959) divorced
  • CREDITS
    Mame (Jul 24, 1983 - Aug 28, 1983)
    • Original choreography by Onna White
    MusicalComedyRevival
    The American Dance Machine (Jun 14, 1978 - Dec 03, 1978)
    • Featuring choreography from "Half a Sixpence" by Onna White
    SpecialDanceOriginal
    Working (May 14, 1978 - Jun 04, 1978)
    • Dance and musical staging by Onna White
    MusicalOriginal
    I Love My Wife (Apr 17, 1977 - May 20, 1979)
    • Musical Numbers Staged by Onna White
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Goodtime Charley (Mar 03, 1975 - May 31, 1975)
    • Choreographed by Onna White
    MusicalOriginal
    Gigi (Nov 13, 1973 - Feb 10, 1974)
    • Choreographed by Onna White
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    70, Girls, 70 (Apr 15, 1971 - May 15, 1971)
    • Choreographed by Onna White
    MusicalOriginal
    Gantry (Feb 14, 1970 - Feb 14, 1970)
    • Entire Production Directed and Staged by Onna White
    • Choreographed by Onna White
    MusicalOriginal
    1776 (Mar 16, 1969 - Feb 13, 1972)
    • Musical Staging by Onna White
    MusicalComedy HistoryOriginal
    Illya Darling (Apr 11, 1967 - Jan 13, 1968)
    • Choreographed by Onna White
    MusicalOriginal
    Mame (May 24, 1966 - Jan 03, 1970)
    • Choreographed by Onna White
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Half a Sixpence (Apr 25, 1965 - Jul 16, 1966)
    • Choreographed by Onna White
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    I Had a Ball (Dec 15, 1964 - Jun 12, 1965)
    • Choreographed by Onna White
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Let It Ride! (Oct 12, 1961 - Dec 09, 1961)
    • Choreographed by Onna White
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Irma La Douce (Sep 29, 1960 - Dec 31, 1961)
    • Choreographed by Onna White
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Take Me Along (Oct 22, 1959 - Dec 17, 1960)
    • Choreographed by Onna White
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Whoop-Up (Dec 22, 1958 - Feb 07, 1959)
    • Choreographed by Onna White
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    The Music Man (Dec 19, 1957 - Apr 15, 1961)
    • Choreographed by Onna White
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Finian's Rainbow (May 18, 1955 - May 29, 1955)
    • Choreographed by Onna White
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Guys and Dolls (Apr 20, 1955 - May 31, 1955)
    • Choreographed by Onna White
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Silk Stockings (Feb 24, 1955 - Apr 14, 1956)
    • Performer: Onna White [Dancer]
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Guys and Dolls (Nov 24, 1950 - Nov 28, 1953)
    • Performer: Onna White [Dancer]
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Arms and the Girl (Feb 02, 1950 - May 27, 1950)
    • Performer: Onna White [Dancer]
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Regina (Oct 31, 1949 - Dec 16, 1949)
    • Performer: Onna White [Dancer]
    MusicalDrama OperaOriginal
    All for Love (Jan 22, 1949 - May 07, 1949)
    • Performer: Onna White [Dancing Ensemble]
    MusicalRevueOriginal
    Hold It! (May 05, 1948 - Jun 12, 1948)
    • Performer: Onna White [Dancer]
    • Dance Captain: Onna White
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Finian's Rainbow (Jan 10, 1947 - Oct 02, 1948)
    • Performer: Onna White
      • Dancer - Replacement
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Mame (Jul 31, 1990 - Dec 09, 1990)
    • Dance and Musical Numbers for the Broadway production staged by Onna White
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Gigi (May 15, 1973 - Nov 03, 1973)
    • Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Onna White
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    1776 (Sep 18, 1970 - May 14, 1971)
    • Musical Numbers Staged by Onna White
    MusicalComedy HistoryOriginal
    1776 (Apr 23, 1970 - Jul 15, 1972)
    • Musical Numbers Staged by Onna White
    MusicalComedy HistoryOriginal
    Mame (Sep 25, 1969 - Jun 13, 1970)
    • Dances and Musical Numbers originally staged by Onna White
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Mame (Jan 24, 1969 - May 17, 1969)
    • Original Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Onna White
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Mame (Apr 30, 1968 - Aug 31, 1968)
    • Dances and Musical Numbers staged by Onna White
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Mame (Aug 29, 1967 - Jun 15, 1968)
    • Original Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Onna White
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    The Music Man (Aug 18, 1958 - Mar 17, 1962)
    • Choreographed by Onna White
    MusicalComedyOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

     

    Best Choreography

    1977 | Nominee  | I Love My Wife
    Musical Staging by Onna White
     

    Best Choreography

    1968 | Nominee  | Illya Darling
    Choreographed by Onna White
     

    Best Choreography

    1966 | Nominee  | Mame
    Choreographed by Onna White
     

    Best Choreography

    1965 | Nominee  | Half a Sixpence
    Choreographed by Onna White
     

    Best Choreography

    1961 | Nominee  | Irma La Douce
    Choreographed by Onna White
     

    Best Choreography

    1960 | Nominee  | Take Me Along
    Choreographed by Onna White
     

    Best Choreography

    1959 | Nominee  | Whoop-Up
    Choreographed by Onna White
     

    Best Choreography

    1958 | Nominee  | The Music Man
    Choreographed by Onna White
Mame (Jul 24, 1983 - Aug 28, 1983)
  • Original choreography by Onna White
MusicalComedyRevival
The American Dance Machine (Jun 14, 1978 - Dec 03, 1978)
  • Featuring choreography from "Half a Sixpence" by Onna White
SpecialDanceOriginal
Working (May 14, 1978 - Jun 04, 1978)
  • Dance and musical staging by Onna White
MusicalOriginal
I Love My Wife (Apr 17, 1977 - May 20, 1979)
  • Musical Numbers Staged by Onna White
MusicalComedyOriginal
Goodtime Charley (Mar 03, 1975 - May 31, 1975)
  • Choreographed by Onna White
MusicalOriginal
Gigi (Nov 13, 1973 - Feb 10, 1974)
  • Choreographed by Onna White
MusicalComedyOriginal
70, Girls, 70 (Apr 15, 1971 - May 15, 1971)
  • Choreographed by Onna White
MusicalOriginal
Gantry (Feb 14, 1970 - Feb 14, 1970)
  • Entire Production Directed and Staged by Onna White
  • Choreographed by Onna White
MusicalOriginal
1776 (Mar 16, 1969 - Feb 13, 1972)
  • Musical Staging by Onna White
MusicalComedy HistoryOriginal
Illya Darling (Apr 11, 1967 - Jan 13, 1968)
  • Choreographed by Onna White
MusicalOriginal
Mame (May 24, 1966 - Jan 03, 1970)
  • Choreographed by Onna White
MusicalComedyOriginal
Half a Sixpence (Apr 25, 1965 - Jul 16, 1966)
  • Choreographed by Onna White
MusicalComedyOriginal
I Had a Ball (Dec 15, 1964 - Jun 12, 1965)
  • Choreographed by Onna White
MusicalComedyOriginal
Let It Ride! (Oct 12, 1961 - Dec 09, 1961)
  • Choreographed by Onna White
MusicalComedyOriginal
Irma La Douce (Sep 29, 1960 - Dec 31, 1961)
  • Choreographed by Onna White
MusicalComedyOriginal
Take Me Along (Oct 22, 1959 - Dec 17, 1960)
  • Choreographed by Onna White
MusicalComedyOriginal
Whoop-Up (Dec 22, 1958 - Feb 07, 1959)
  • Choreographed by Onna White
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Music Man (Dec 19, 1957 - Apr 15, 1961)
  • Choreographed by Onna White
MusicalComedyOriginal
Finian's Rainbow (May 18, 1955 - May 29, 1955)
  • Choreographed by Onna White
MusicalComedyRevival
Guys and Dolls (Apr 20, 1955 - May 31, 1955)
  • Choreographed by Onna White
MusicalComedyRevival
Silk Stockings (Feb 24, 1955 - Apr 14, 1956)
  • Performer: Onna White [Dancer]
MusicalComedyOriginal
Guys and Dolls (Nov 24, 1950 - Nov 28, 1953)
  • Performer: Onna White [Dancer]
MusicalComedyOriginal
Arms and the Girl (Feb 02, 1950 - May 27, 1950)
  • Performer: Onna White [Dancer]
MusicalComedyOriginal
Regina (Oct 31, 1949 - Dec 16, 1949)
  • Performer: Onna White [Dancer]
MusicalDrama OperaOriginal
All for Love (Jan 22, 1949 - May 07, 1949)
  • Performer: Onna White [Dancing Ensemble]
MusicalRevueOriginal
Hold It! (May 05, 1948 - Jun 12, 1948)
  • Performer: Onna White [Dancer]
  • Dance Captain: Onna White
MusicalComedyOriginal
Finian's Rainbow (Jan 10, 1947 - Oct 02, 1948)
  • Performer: Onna White
    • Dancer - Replacement
MusicalComedyOriginal
Mame (Jul 31, 1990 - Dec 09, 1990)
  • Dance and Musical Numbers for the Broadway production staged by Onna White
MusicalComedyRevival
Gigi (May 15, 1973 - Nov 03, 1973)
  • Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Onna White
MusicalComedyOriginal
1776 (Sep 18, 1970 - May 14, 1971)
  • Musical Numbers Staged by Onna White
MusicalComedy HistoryOriginal
1776 (Apr 23, 1970 - Jul 15, 1972)
  • Musical Numbers Staged by Onna White
MusicalComedy HistoryOriginal
Mame (Sep 25, 1969 - Jun 13, 1970)
  • Dances and Musical Numbers originally staged by Onna White
MusicalComedyOriginal
Mame (Jan 24, 1969 - May 17, 1969)
  • Original Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Onna White
MusicalComedyOriginal
Mame (Apr 30, 1968 - Aug 31, 1968)
  • Dances and Musical Numbers staged by Onna White
MusicalComedyOriginal
Mame (Aug 29, 1967 - Jun 15, 1968)
  • Original Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Onna White
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Music Man (Aug 18, 1958 - Mar 17, 1962)
  • Choreographed by Onna White
MusicalComedyOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Choreography

1977 | Nominee  | I Love My Wife
Musical Staging by Onna White
 

Best Choreography

1968 | Nominee  | Illya Darling
Choreographed by Onna White
 

Best Choreography

1966 | Nominee  | Mame
Choreographed by Onna White
 

Best Choreography

1965 | Nominee  | Half a Sixpence
Choreographed by Onna White
 

Best Choreography

1961 | Nominee  | Irma La Douce
Choreographed by Onna White
 

Best Choreography

1960 | Nominee  | Take Me Along
Choreographed by Onna White
 

Best Choreography

1959 | Nominee  | Whoop-Up
Choreographed by Onna White
 

Best Choreography

1958 | Nominee  | The Music Man
Choreographed by Onna White

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