Twyla TharpTwyla Tharp, (born July 1 1941), American dancer and choreographer who won three Emmy Awards for her  television production Baryshnikov by Tharp.
After graduating in Art History she joined the Paul Taylor Dance Company in . She formed her own group in .
Her work has encompassed classical music, jazz and contemporary pop music.
She has choreographed dances for several films including:
- White Nights