Fox, Dorothy (b. around 1914)

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Fox, Dorothy (b. around 1914)

American dance satirist. Born c. 1914 in New York, NY.

Trained with Martha Graham, Bird Larson, Charles Weidman, Mary Wigman, and more, in New York City; worked with own dance troupe for brief period in cabarets in Prague and Berlin; returned to NY (1933) where she danced with Charles Walters as an exhibition ballroom and comedy team for 3 years in such shows as New Faces of 1934, Fools Rush In and Jubilee; performed own dance satire act at St. Moritz Hotel and on Broadway in Sing Out the News (1938) and Lend an Ear (1941); choreographed for film Centennial Summer (1946).