Gary Flannery is a professional performer who toured the world as Shirley MacLaine’s partner; was a Principal Dancer on many TV Shows and Hollywood movies; and was Bob Fosse’s Lead Dancer on Broadway in PIPPIN and DANCIN, and was Fosse’s Principal Dancer in the movie ALL THAT JAZZ! Gary serves as a strong leader, teaching Master Classes, Lectures, and Seminars at Universities, Dance Schools and Colleges around the world!
Gary teaches ANY level of **FOSSE REP** and Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Tap, some Hip-Hop, Music Theatre specialties, as well as Dance and Music Theatre History, directs and choreographs, writes plays, musicals and revues, and still performs. Flannery was Bob Fosse’s protégé, after receiving scholarships in ballet to Balanchine’s School of American Ballet and the Juilliard School!
Presently Gary is working hard on finishing his 23 years of work on a multi-level project The Great American Revue with books, documentaries and revivals being planned. Bob Fosse called him the “Bull” for the sheer, non-stop, dance-till-you-drop attitude he took into rehearsals as well as performances, and Bob and Gwen both– commenting on seeing Gary in Dancin’ in 1979 said “It was one of the finest dance performances they had ever seen!”