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Ortega, Kenny

Overview
Works: 129 works in 412 publications in 9 languages and 18,129 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  Comedy films  Popular music  Made-for-TV movies  Teen television programs  Television musicals  Television sequels 
Roles: Director, Producer, Interviewee, Choreographer, Performer, Film editor, Singer, Scenarist, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1995.9.M86, 791.4372
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Publications about Kenny Ortega
Publications by Kenny Ortega
Most widely held works by Kenny Ortega
High school musical by Kenny Ortega( visu )
38 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,673 libraries worldwide
A popular high school basketball star and a shy, academically gifted newcomer secretly decide to audition for their school's musical, a decision that turns their world and their school upside down
High school musical 2 by Ashley Tisdale( visu )
42 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 2,392 libraries worldwide
For Troy, Gabriella, Chad, and Taylor, summer vacation is no day at the beach. Thanks to Troy, they are all working at a country club founded by Ryan and Sharpay's family. The club's annual talent show is right around the corner and Sharpay's competitive instincts are sizzling. She dumps Ryan as her singing partner and starts wooing Troy to join her onstage instead. Gabriella is not very happy that Tony agreed to sing with Sharpay, instead of her. Things heat up on the laws of high society. Now Troy has to decide between receiving a potential scholarship and making things right with Gabriella and his friends
High school musical 3 senior year by Kenny Ortega( visu )
41 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 2,120 libraries worldwide
Troy, Gabriella, Chad and Sharpay are getting ready to graduate from high school. Troy is the school basketball champ who secretly wants to sing and dance. His girlfriend is Gabriella, but is going to a college that is far away from Troy. Troy's bestfriend is Chad. He doesn't want high school to end. The evil Sharpay wants Gabriella's part in the school play. As college approaches, the senior are struggling with the idea of being separated from one another. Along with the rest of the Wildcats, they stage a spring musical to address their experiences, hopes and fears about their future
Dirty dancing by Emile Ardolino( visu )
33 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,036 libraries worldwide
Summer romance between a dance instructor and a guest at a hotel in the Catskills
This is it by Michael Jackson( visu )
31 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,998 libraries worldwide
Presents a rare, behind-the-scenes look at Jackson as he developed, created, and rehearsed for the sold-out concerts which he never got to perform. Drawn from more than one hundred hours of behind-the-scenes footage, the singer, dancer, filmmaker, architect, creative genius, and great artist at work is captured in raw and candid detail as he created and perfected his planned final London shows
Hocus pocus by Kenny Ortega( visu )
29 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,752 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a trio of witches who return from 17th century Salem after they have been accidentally conjured up by some unsuspecting pranksters
Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus best of both worlds concert by Miley Cyrus( visu )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,105 libraries worldwide
Start backstage before the concert. Then you see Hannah sing 'Rock Star.' The Jonas Brothers come onstage to sing with the Hannah, and then by themselves. While they are performing, Hannah goes backstage and switches to Miley. Compared to Hannah's songs, Miley's are a little edgier, slightly sexier, as she sings the sisterhood anthem 'Girl's Night Out, ' and the flamenco-inspired 'Let's Dance.' She sits down to sing and play guitar to 'I Miss You, ' a touching tribute to her late grandfather. Interspersed are rehearsal segments, Miley and her dad traveling together to the studio and later singing a duet at home, Miley's mom describing how she helps her daughter change clothes backstage, and fans and their dads saying why they like Hannah/Miley
Newsies ( visu )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 1,010 libraries worldwide
July, 1899: When Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise the distribution price one-tenth of a cent per paper, ten cents per hundred, the newsboys, poor enough already, are outraged. Inspired by the strike put on by the trolley workers, Jack "Cowboy" Kelly organizes a newsboys' strike. With David Jacobs as the brains of the new union, and Jack as the voice, the weak and oppressed find the strength to band together and challenge the powerful
The Cheetah girls 2 ( visu )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 783 libraries worldwide
The Cheetahs get the opportunity of a lifetime when they strut their way to Barcelona, Spain to perform in an international music festival
High school musical the concert ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 638 libraries worldwide
The Emmy Award-Winning cast takes to the stage in a sold out concert on their 42-city tour
Gene Kelly anatomy of a dancer ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 394 libraries worldwide
Looks at the life and career of Gene Kelly who revolutionized musical and movie dancing, making it accessible for all people. Uses extended film clips, interviews with colleagues and critics and filmed interview segments from 1976 with Kelly
Michael Jackson live in Bucharest by Michael Jackson( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
The concert of Michael Jackson which was performed on October 1st, 1992 in Bucharest
Timeless by Barbra Streisand( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Live concert featuring Barbra Streisand recorded New Year's Eve, 1999
One from the heart ( visu )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Legendary director Francis Ford Coppola shines his spotlight on a Las Vegas couple (Teri Garr, Frederic Forrest) whose break-up on the 4th of July leads them both to a night on the strip in pursuit of their romantic fantasies (Raul Julia, Natassia Kinski). But in this town of gamblers and dreamers, should they bet it all on dreams, or give true love another roll of the dice? Featuring the stunning photography of Vittorio Storaro. Includes a fantasy sequence (tango, Bora-Bora flamenco, and Las Vegas street scene), performed by Teri Garr, Raul Julia, and ensemble
Xanadu by Robert Greenwald( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in French and English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Danny, an aging musician who wants to open a nightclub, and Sonny, a young artist, are both searching for inspiration. Kira, a beautiful mythical muse, is brought to earth in order to help both men fulfill their dreams
Salsa ( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and French and held by 106 libraries worldwide
In a nightly escape from his dreary day job as a mechanic, young Rico enters his true element: the wild exuberance of the East L.A. "La Luna" salsa club
This is it ( visu )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Registratie van de voorbereidingen voor de concertreeks van Michael Jackson in Londen 2009
High school musical encore edition by Zac Efron( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Troy, the popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella, the brainy and beautiful member of the academic club, break all the rules of East High society when they secretly audition for the leads in the school's musical. As they reach for the stars and follow their dreams, everyone learns about acceptance, teamwork and being yourself
Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus Best of both worlds concert : the movie ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
This is a music documentary about the concert tour of teenage singer Miley Cyrus, who plays the title character in the Disney Channel TV series Hannah Montana. The concert begins with Miley singing several songs in character as Hannah Montana, which means she wears a blonde wig. Next the Jonas brothers perform a couple of numbers, then Miley comes back, this time as herself, to sing several more songs. Between musical numbers, some behind-the-scenes footage is shown. In a brief segment, Miley plays guitar with her father, country singer Billy Ray Cyrus
How to salsa ( visu )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
A step-by-step instructional video that takes the viewer through the basic parts of the most romantic of partner dances. Some of the techniques included : basic salsa pattern, side, crossover and open breaks, slow and quick underarm turns and cross-body leads
 
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Alternative Names
Ortega, Kenneth, 1950-....
Languages
English (214)
Multiple languages (15)
French (14)
German (6)
Spanish (4)
Italian (3)
Turkish (2)
Dutch (2)
Danish (1)
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