Nathanael West accomplished a few several things in his short life, among them: forging his way into both Tufts and Brown Universities, writing several largely ignored satiric novels, writing several equally ignored screenplays, and running a stop sign en route to the funeral of F. Scott Fitzgeral
Savion Glover a tap dancer and choreographer, and actor. His Broadway debut, at age 12, was in "The Tap Dance Kid," while his film debut, in 1989, was in "Tap," with Gregory Hines and Sammy Davis, Jr. He starred in the musical "Bring in 'da Noise/Bring in 'da Funk."
Jerome Robbins was a choreographer and director. He choreographed more than 60 ballets, including "Other Dances," "Glass Pieces," and "Ives Songs," which are in the repetories of the New York City Ballet and other dance companies throughout the world. He also worked on musicals such as