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Produced by WXXI, this documentary explores the life and career of Tony Award-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and looks at three of his long-time disciples, who are now tasked with bringing his technique and legacy to the next generation. Premiering Friday, September 16 at 9 p.m. on WXXI-TV.
Millions around the world have seen Disney’s The Lion King, the stage version of the beloved cartoon feature. The choreographer behind every movement on stage? Garth Fagan. The musical swept the Tonys in 1998 with awards for best musical, direction, choreography, scenery, costumes and lighting design.
Industry-Leading Dance Company
What started off as a home town dance troupe has now evolved into one of the most recognized performing arts companies in the Rochester area and beyond. Established in 1970, Garth Fagan Dance is an internationally acclaimed, contemporary American dance company that continuously captivates and inspires diverse audiences around the world.
"Garth Fagan is the master of speed, flight, and stillness."
Sid Smith, Chicago Tribune
GARTH FAGAN DANCE
For close to half a century, Garth Fagan Dance has been mesmerizing audiences in Rochester, across the nation, and around the world! Your support enables us to present exceptional performances, and allows the Garth Fagan Dance School to provide training to deserving students within our community and and where we tour.
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