Vincent Patterson Documentary Preview

Vincent Patterson Documentary PreviewCBC recently presented a documentary showcasing notable choreographer Vincent Patterson, titled THE MAN BEHIND THE THRONE, and clips from the tribute are now available online.

Besides his celebrated and iconic work for Michael Jackson and Madonna, Patterson also created choreography for Hal Prince's original production of KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN on Broadway.

Other theatrically-related credits include choreography for the Mike Nichols films THE BIRDCAGE and CLOSER, in addition to Alan Parker's feature film adaptation of EVITA and Lars von Trier's DANCER IN THE DARK.

Also onstage, Patterson directed the first original Berlin production of CABARET in 2004.

The entire show will be available to view shortly, according to the website, following a March 20 airing in Canada.

View the trailer for THE MAN BEHIND THE THRONE below.


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