Twyla Tharp Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Twyla Tharp

Last Updated: 13 Jan, 2023 | Views: 299

Age: 82

Profession: Dancer

Other Profession(s): Choreographer

Higher Education: Graduated

Twyla Tharp Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
01 Jul, 1941 (82 Years 03 Months 1 Day)
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
Birth District
Birth Sign

Twyla Tharp Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Twyla Tharp, a well-known American dancer, choreographer, and author, was born in Indiana. She was an elegant and inquisitive child from birth, and from the age of just eighteen months, she was exposed to music and dance. When Twyla was old enough to begin lessons, her piano instructor mother, who had high hopes for her kids, began teaching her. She was raised in the glitz and glamour of show business because her parents ran a neighbourhood drive-in theatre, which helped her develop into a self-assured young woman. 


Twyla made a niche for herself with her quirky sense of humour and creative approach, going on to become one of the most recognisable choreography figures in America.

Ballet, tap, jazz, and modern dancer Twyla Tharp started her professional career with the Paul Taylor Dance Company before starting her own business a few years later.

Twyla was prepared for the fascinating career she eventually built for herself as a dancer and choreographer by her demanding childhood schedule.

Twyla took ballet lessons when she was younger, as well as courses in playing the violin, piano, and drums, among other instruments.

Twyla made her professional debut under the name Twyla Young while still married to Peter Young at the time. Two years later, in 1965, she exhibited her first dance, "Tank Dive," which she had choreographed.

Achievements and Awards:

Twyla created a choreography piece called "The Fugue" in 1970 that showcased her originality and creativity.

Twyla also created "The Bix Pieces" in the same year, with music by Bix Beiderbecke.

Twyla became a very well-known choreographer thanks to her distinctive way of fusing several dance styles.

Unknown facts:

Twila Thornburg, the "Pig Princess" of Indiana's 89th Muncie Fair, inspired the name of this well-known choreographer.

Twyla Tharp Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 152 cm
In Meters 1.52 m
In feet Inches 5'0"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 50 Kg
In Pounds 118 lbs
Eye Color
Hair Color

Twyla Tharp Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
William Tharp
Mother's Name
Lecile Tharp
Peter Young
Stanley, Stanford
Jesse Huot

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