GENE KELLYChoreographer Dancer Actor Singer
Life •Born, Eugene Kelly, on August 23, 1912 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania •He was enrolled, by his mother, in dance classes...
Singin’ In The Rain                            •Most well known role and                            performance as Don Loc...
Singin’ In The Rain                            •Most well known role and                            performance as Don Loc...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-0GEoNDxAcGlee                   Usher Tribute         One of Americas most popular       ...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-0GEoNDxAcGlee                   Usher Tribute         One of Americas most popular       ...
An American In Paris           Winner of 6 Academy Awards           Best Picture 1951
An American In Paris           Winner of 6 Academy Awards           Best Picture 1951
It’s Always Fair Weather                     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wf4c-LMJeeA
It’s Always Fair Weather                     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wf4c-LMJeeA
Influence on Motion Picture Musicals"Kelly revived the movie musical and redefined   dance on screen...                     ...
He was one of the best choreographers because he   understood and had a real passion for dance.
Resources•http://legendsrevealed.com/entertainment/2009/05/01/movie-legends-revealed-3/•http://www.cluas.com/indie-music/B...
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  • Gene Kelly

    1. 1. GENE KELLYChoreographer Dancer Actor Singer
    2. 2. Life •Born, Eugene Kelly, on August 23, 1912 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania •He was enrolled, by his mother, in dance classes by the age of 8 years old. •He died on February 2, 1996, in his sleep after suffering a stroke.
    3. 3. Singin’ In The Rain •Most well known role and performance as Don Lockwood. •Co-Director and ChoreographerI didn’t want to move or act like a rich man. I wanted to dancein a pair of jeans. I wanted to dance like the man in the streets. –Gene Kelly
    4. 4. Singin’ In The Rain •Most well known role and performance as Don Lockwood. •Co-Director and ChoreographerI didn’t want to move or act like a rich man. I wanted to dancein a pair of jeans. I wanted to dance like the man in the streets. –Gene Kelly
    5. 5. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-0GEoNDxAcGlee Usher Tribute One of Americas most popular musicals.
    6. 6. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-0GEoNDxAcGlee Usher Tribute One of Americas most popular musicals.
    7. 7. An American In Paris Winner of 6 Academy Awards Best Picture 1951
    8. 8. An American In Paris Winner of 6 Academy Awards Best Picture 1951
    9. 9. It’s Always Fair Weather http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wf4c-LMJeeA
    10. 10. It’s Always Fair Weather http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wf4c-LMJeeA
    11. 11. Influence on Motion Picture Musicals"Kelly revived the movie musical and redefined dance on screen... Kelly fought to expand the concept and reach of motion picture musicals," -PBS, Anatomy of a Dancer
    12. 12. He was one of the best choreographers because he understood and had a real passion for dance.
    13. 13. Resources•http://legendsrevealed.com/entertainment/2009/05/01/movie-legends-revealed-3/•http://www.cluas.com/indie-music/Blogs/French_Letter/tabid/80/EntryId/1004/An-American-In-Paris.aspx•http://www.flickr.com/photos/38934532@N04/3841974082/•http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/25/arts/dance/25kidd.html?_r=1•http://www.life.com/image/50391202•http://www.smirk.com/jim/gk-photos.html•http://lisaburks.typepad.com/gravehunting/deathiversaries/•http://alexandrabuddhist.wordpress.com/2009/12/26/i-will-not-be-just-a-tourist-in-the-world-of-images/•http://filmesatuais-psique66.blogspot.com/2010/08/gene-kelly-movies.html•http://www.flickr.com/photos/33049234@N00/4248565177/•http://www.flickr.com/photos/9458150@N04/3634045299•http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/episodes/gene-kelly/anatomy-of-a-dancer/516/•http://www.gonemovies.com/www/mywebfilms/drama/SingingLantaarnpaal2.asp•http://www.bscreview.com/2010/11/gwyneth-paltrow-singing-in-the-rain-in-glee-the-substitute-pics/•http://hamptonblu.wordpress.com/2007/12/03/a-listers-others-hit-up-the-movie-rocks-awards/•http://www.afi.com/laa/laa85g.aspx

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