Patricia Birch

Profile:
Patricia Birch is an American choreographer and director for musical theatre and film.

Born in Englewood, New Jersey, Birch began her career as a dancer in Broadway musicals, including Brigadoon, Goldilocks, and West Side Story (playing "Anybodys"). She has directed and choreographed music videos for Cyndi Lauper, the Rolling Stones, and Carly Simon.

She earned Emmy Awards for her direction of the television specials Natalie Cole: Unforgettable and Celebrating Gershwin and, in collaboration with Michael Tilson Thomas, she staged the concert version of On the Town performed by both the London Symphony Orchestra and the San Francisco Symphony. She spent six years staging numbers for Saturday Night Live. In the 1960s, she taught dance at the Juilliard School's pre-college division in New York City. She has performed as a soloist with Martha Graham and Agnes de Mille.
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Artist

Patricia Birch Discography Tracks

Writing & Arrangement

Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden & Adolph Green*, Jerome Robbins, Frederica von StadeThomas HampsonSamuel RameyCleo LaineDavid GarrisonKurt OllmannEvelyn LearMarie McLaughlin And Tyne Daly, London Symphony Orchestra*, Michael Tilson Thomas Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden & Adolph Green*, Jerome Robbins, Frederica von StadeThomas HampsonSamuel RameyCleo LaineDavid GarrisonKurt OllmannEvelyn LearMarie McLaughlin And Tyne Daly, London Symphony Orchestra*, Michael Tilson Thomas - On The Town (Album) Deutsche Grammophon Europe 1993 Sell This Version

Conducting & Leading

Various Various - Grease - The Original Broadway Cast Album (Album) MGM Records, Lion Records (4) Canada 1972 Sell This Version
TRS 368 Various Various - Maurice Sendak's Really Rosie(LP, Album) Caedmon Records TRS 368 US 1981 Sell This Version

Acting, Literary & Spoken

JST 32265, ST32265 Various Various - A Little Night Music (Original Cast Recording)(Cass, Album) CBS, CBS JST 32265, ST32265 US 1973 Sell This Version
QSA 32923 Leonard Bernstein Leonard Bernstein - Candide - Original Cast Recording Of The Complete Production(2x8-Trk, Album, Quad, Sli) Columbia Masterworks QSA 32923 US 1974 Sell This Version
Jean Simmons (2), Hermione Gingold, Joss Ackland Jean Simmons (2), Hermione Gingold, Joss Ackland - A Little Night Music (Original London Cast) (Album) RCA Records US 1975 Sell This Version
Various Various - Grease (The Original Soundtrack From The Motion Picture) (Album) RSO Canada 1978 Sell This Version
NW 340/341 New York City Opera, Erie MillsDavid Eisler (2)John Lankston, Joyce CastleScott ReeveJack HarroldJames BillingsMaris Clement, New York City Opera Chorus, New York City Opera Orchestra, John Mauceri, Harold Prince - Leonard Bernstein, Hugh Wheeler, Richard Wilbur, Stephen Sondheim, John Latouche New York City Opera, Erie MillsDavid Eisler (2)John Lankston, Joyce CastleScott ReeveJack HarroldJames BillingsMaris Clement, New York City Opera Chorus, New York City Opera Orchestra, John Mauceri, Harold Prince - Leonard Bernstein, Hugh Wheeler, Richard Wilbur, Stephen Sondheim, John Latouche - Candide(2xLP) New World Records NW 340/341 US 1986 Sell This Version
09026-63378-2 Original Broadway Cast* Original Broadway Cast* - Parade(CD, Album) RCA Victor, BMG Classics 09026-63378-2 UK, Europe & US 1999 Sell This Version