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Gregg Burge

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Occupation  Dancer, Actor, Singer
Education  Juilliard School
Role  Dancer
Name  Gregg Burge
Years active  1972—1998

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Born  November 14, 1957 (1957-11-14) Merrick, New York U.S.
Died  July 4, 1998, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Movies  A Chorus Line, School Daze
Nominations  Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Similar People  Bernadette Peters, Richard Attenborough, Spike Lee, Henry LeTang

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Gregg Burge (November 14, 1957 – July 4, 1998) was a tap dancer and choreographer.

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Career

Burge graduated from New York's prestigious Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts in 1975. His credits ranged from television's The Electric Company to the stage and film version of A Chorus Line (1985), for which he served as assistant to choreographer Jeffrey Hornaday and performed the role of Richie, as he had on Broadway.

A tap dancer from the age of 7, Burge won a scholarship to study at the Juilliard School when he was 17.

Burge was nominated for two Drama Desk Awards, twice won the Fred Astaire Award, receiving accolades for his Broadway performances in Song and Dance and Oh, Kay! for which he received a Tony Award nomination. He performed as the Scarecrow for four years in the Broadway production of The Wiz and appeared in the long-running Sophisticated Ladies.

Burge choreographed Michael Jackson's "Bad" music video (directed by Martin Scorsese) with Jeffrey Daniel and a video for the reggae band Steel Pulse. Burge operated a dance studio on Long Island.

Death

Burge died of a brain tumor in Atlanta on July 4, 1998 at age 40.

References

Gregg Burge Wikipedia


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