Tap star Dorrance Dance brings 'Blues Project' to Bay Area
The Mercury News
Through Medler, Dorrance had many opportunities to learn directly from tap innovators and legends whose careers stretched back to the 1920s and 30s, including Maceo Anderson, Cholly Atkins, Peg Leg Bates, Bunny Briggs, the Nicholas Brothers, and later ...
Albert 'Diz' Russell, lead singer with two influential doo-wop groups, dies at 83
Schiffman loved their sound, but, feeling that they lacked stage presence, hired Cholly Atkins of the dance team Coles and Atkins to choreograph them. (Atkins later created stage routines for the Temptations.) Survivors include his wife of 60 years ...
"My People Perish" by Jahaka Mindstorm Kicks Off Week 2 of Sankofa Theatre and Jazz Fest
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (blog)
Dancer: The Cholly Atkins Story. by Michael Avent. and Far From Grace. by Laura A. Thomas. All performances begin nightly at 7:30 at the Multi-Use Community Cultural Center (MuCCC) at 142 Atlantic Avenue. Nightly admission is $12 in advance and $16 at ...
New Edition to play '80s hits, plus new tunes
The Augusta Chronicle
... conjuring comparisons of New Edition with groups like Blue Magic, The Whispers and even The Temptations, vocal groups known for their classy, tight choreography, thanks to The Temptations' Motown legendary dance instructor, Cholly Atkins.