Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
Jules Tasca to Sam Trammell
David Toguri Biography ((?)-)
Born in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Addresses: OFFICE--56-A Finborough Road, London SW10, England. AGENT--William Morris Agency, 147 Wardour Street, London W1, England.
- LONDON DEBUT--Head waiter and principal dancer, Flower Drum Song, PalaceTheatre, 1960.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Dancer, The Sammy Davis, Jr. Show, Prince of Wales Theatre, London, 1961.
- dancer, Six of One (revue), Adelphi Theatre, London, 1963.
- dancer, Chaganog (revue), Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, then Vaudeville Theatre, London, both 1964, later St. Martin's Theatre, London, 1965.
- John Sasaki, Charlie Girl, Adelphi Theatre, 1965.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK
- Assistant director, Hair, Shaftesbury Theatre, London, 1968.
- director (with Robin Phillips), The Comedy of Errors and Two Gentlemen ofVerona, both Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Stratford, ON, Canada, 1975.
- director, The Servant of Two Masters, Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham, U.K., 1976.
- director, Phantomet, and choreographer, I Love My Wife, both Nye Theatre,Oslo, Norway, 1978.
- choreographer, As You Like It, Burgtheatre, Vienna, Austria, 1979.
- director, Bloody Mary, National Theatre, Oslo, 1979.
- choreographer, Masquerade, National Theatre, Oslo, 1980.
- choreographer, Shadowplay, King's Head Theatre, London, 1980.
- choreographer, Censored Scenes from King Kong, Princess Theatre, New YorkCity, 1980.
- choreographer, Guys and Dolls, National Theatre, London, 1982.
- choreographer, Falstaff (opera), Covent Garden Opera House, London, 1982.
- director, Robin Hood, Young Vic Theatre, London, 1982.
- director, Camino Real, National Theatre, Oslo, 1982.
- director, Little Shop of Horrors, Stavanger Theatre, Stavanger, Norway, 1983.
- director, John, Paul, George, Ringo, and Bert, Young Vic Theatre, 1983.
- choreographer, Strider, Little Hotel, and Rough Crossing, all National Theatre, London, 1984.
- Choreographer, Jumpers, Aldwych Theatre, London, 1985.
- choreographer, Khovancina (opera), Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, 1985.
- choreographer, Futurists, National Theatre, London, 1986.
- choreographer, Wonderful Town, Queen's Theatre, London, 1986.
- choreographer, High Society, Victoria Palace Theatre, London, 1986.
- choreographer, Oberon, Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1986.
- choreographer, The Pied Piper and American Clock, both National Theatre,London, 1987.
- choreographer, Pacific Overtures (opera), English National Opera Company,Covent Garden Opera House, 1987.
- choreographer, Parsifal (opera), Covent Garden Opera House, 1988.
- choreographer, 'Tis Pity She's a Whore, National Theatre, London, 1988.
- director, Mack and Mabel in Concert, Drury Lane Theatre, London, 1988.
- Also choreographer, What a Way to Run a Revolution, London, 1971; choreographer, The Island of the Mighty, London, 1972; choreographer, Zorba, London,1973; choreographer, The Marquis of Keith, London, 1974; co-director, Cole,London, 1974; director, Farjeon Reviewed, London, 1975; co-director and choreographer, I Gotta Shoe, London, 1976; choreographer, Censored Scenes from King Kong, London, 1977; choreographer, Saratoga, London, 1978; choreographer, As You Like It, Romeo and Juliet, and Timon of Athens, all Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), 1980; choreographer, A Midsummer Night's Dream and A Doll's House, both RSC, 1981; choreographer, Women Beware Women, Genoa, Italy, 1981; choreographer, The Tempest, RSC, 1982; and director, Guys and Dolls and Kiss MeKate, both Northcott Theatre, Exeter, U.K.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Director, Hair, U.K. and Scottish cities, 1970.
- choreographer, The Rocky Horror Show, U.S. cities, 1980.
- director, The Rocky Horror Show, Australian cities, 1981.
- director, Guys and Dolls, Australian cities, 1986.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Kideki Ikada, Welcome to the Club, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1971.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM WORK
- Choreographer: The Devil's Bride (also known as The Devil Rides Out), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1968.
- The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1975.
- Give My Regards to Broad Street, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1984.
- Absolute Beginners, Orion, 1986.
- Also Alice, 1979.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION WORK; ALL AS CHOREOGRAPHER SERIES
- Rock Follies, Good Companions, Upline, and The Little Matchgirl.
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