STAGE PORTRAIT: Choreographer Bob Avian
By Playbill Staff
Acclaimed illustrator Ken Fallin's drawings of the greatest stars and scenes of the theatrical world are a recurring part of Playbill.com.
This week Fallin captures choreographer Bob Avian (Promises, Promises, Coco, Company, Follies, A Chorus Line, Ballroom, Dreamgirls, Miss Saigon, Sunset Blvd., Martin Guare and The Witches of Eastwick), who will be honored during the fifth annual Dancers Over 40 Legacy Awards on Dec. 16.
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Ken Fallin began his career as an illustrator by lovingly mimicking the style of the late, legendary Al Hirschfeld for the poster art for Forbidden Broadway. Since that time he has been a regular contributor to The Wall Street Journal as well as The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The Hollywood Reporter, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune and The New Yorker.
His work has illustrated major ad campaigns for American Express, Showtime and Belvedere Vodka. Most recently, he was nominated for a 2010 Emmy for his animated commercial for CNBC.
That Face: The Art of Ken Fallin — Broadway, Hollywood & Wall Street can currently be seen at Gallery New World Stages, 343 W. 49th St. Bernard Stote curates the one-man show.
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