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Michael Edgley Biography (1943-)
Full name, Michael Christopher Edgley; born December 17, 1943, in Perth, Australia; son of Eric (a theatre manager) and Edna (an actress and dancer; maiden name, Luscombe) Edgley; married Jennifer Gedge, 1972 (separated); children:Mark, Sasha, Capi, Gigi. Addresses: OFFICE--600 George Street, FirstFloor, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia.
CTFT learned that Michael Edgley sponsored the first cultural exchange between Australia and the U.S.S.R. in 1973 and also produced the first attraction from mainland China to perform in Australia.
- Birth Details
- December 17, 1943
- Perth, Australia
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK
- Producer of entertainment tours throughout Australia, the South Pacific,and Asia, including Great Moscow Circus, Bolshoi Ballet, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Nederlands Dans Theatre, Kirov Ballet, Scottish Ballet, London Festival Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Georgian State Dance Company, Ballet Folklorico of Mexico, Moiseyev Company, Red Army Chorus, Disney on Parade, ChichesterFestival Theatre Company, Vienna Boys Choir, and D'Oyly Carte Opera Company.
- Theatrical touring productions include: Dracula, Annie, A Chorus Line, and Evita. Performers produced include Nureyev, Fonteyn, Makarova and Baryshnikov, Shirley Bassey, Bette Davis, Shirley MacLaine, Rod McKuen, Marcel Marceau, Vincent Price, the Two Ronnies, and Liv Ullman.
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