Definition of Tharp, Twyla in English:

Share this entry

Tharp, Twyla

Pronunciation: /THärp/

Entry from US English dictionary

(1941-), US dancer and choreographer. She performed with the Paul Taylor Dance Company 1963–65 and then led her own modern dance troupes 1965–88. She choreographed dances such as “ Push Comes to Shove” (1976) and did pieces for movies such as Hair (1979), Ragtime (1981), and Amadeus (1984). She served as an artistic associate for the American Ballet Theater 1988–90.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Tharp, Twyla

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.