Brian Scott Bagley

Brian Scott Bagley former student of the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet and the Alvin Ailey American Theatre became choreographer of “In search of Joséphine” (A LA RECHERCHE DE JOSÉPHINE BAKER) by Jérôme Savary at L’Opera Comique in 2006 in Paris, France during the centenary year of Joséphine Baker; choreographer for Dita Von Teese and Arielle Dombasle; and the first MC of African descent at the Crazy Horse de Paris cabaret. He was artistic director of the Parc de Joséphine Baker and the former Carrousel de Paris cabaret, which is the historic location of Josephine Baker’s Chez Joséphine Baker. With the support of the City of Paris, he placed a plaque to honor Joséphine Baker at her site, the first cabaret, Chez Joséphine Baker in the 9th Arr. He is founder of the Musée de Josephine Baker and the Afro-Descendants of Paris.