Bite-sized blog post: Patricia Birch

Patricia Birch in attendance for 28th Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards, Gerald Lynch Auditorium at John Jay College, New York, NY June 7, 2010. Photo By: Rob Rich/Everett Collection

PATRICIA BIRCH is a choreographer and directorIn addition to choreographing for iconic television series (Saturday Night LiveBoardwalk Empire) she has also choreographed for feature films including Penny Marshall’s Big (1988) with the famous scene of Tom Hanks dancing on the life-size piano.

Her directorial credits include Grease 2 (1982). She won an Emmy for directing Unforgettable, with Love: Natalie Cole Sings the Songs of Nat King Cole (1992).

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Where to watch her films:



Read more about her:


From Anybodys to Somebody: The Uber-Versatile Pat Birch Gets a Well-Deserved Award
A Life in the Theatre: Choreographer Patricia Birch
 Television Academy
Broadway World

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

 1994Cyndi Lauper: 12 Deadly Cyns… and Then Some (Video documentary) (videos “Money Changes Everything”, “True Colors”)
 1987The Gershwin Gala (TV Movie)
 1986Callanetics (Video)
 1982Grease 2

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