l>MEET THE LADIES: CISSY KING
CISSY KING
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Whenever Cissy King hits the run floor....it"s always excitement and artistry in motion.As the second of Bobby Burgess" three dance partner on the Lawrence Welk Show, Cissy has created herself as one of the world"s ideal dancers, her athletic skill, personality and flair for entertaining has won her millions of loyal fans and also inspired many much more to take it up dancing themselves.Cissy to be born in Trinidad, Colorado on January 3, 1946, she father was a geoloist who moved the family to Albuquerque, brand-new Mexico once she was a toddler....and by the time she to be three, Cissy started dancing regularly. As a teenager, while attending Highland High School and later the university of new Mexico, she was a cheerleader, gymnast and an accomplished swimmer....those an abilities would add much more versitility to her dance talents, she had already entered and also won number of ballroom to dance competitions, many with she brother john King as her partner.In 1966, Cissy perform at 6 Flags over Texas as component of the live campus revue titled, "Let"s find A Cause"A year later, she caught the fist of Welk star Bobby Burgess...who was in search of a new dance partner as soon as Barbara Boylan left. That heard of how Cissy and brother man were a ballroom dance pair powerhouse and saw she in action, and soon sufficient the Maestro himself, Lawrence Welk, recorded wind and also liked what the saw.She made her Welk show debut on august 1967, and for the next twelve years....would dance with Bobby and also sung in many group number as part of she duties as a champagne music maker.In 1974, Cissy to be honored by the run Masters of America with an compensation for exceptional contributions to dance....other recipents have had Eleanor Powell and Fred Astaire.After leaving the Musical household in so late 1978, she continued to dance, either as part of her revue, "Two Fellows" or as a choreographer at Knott"s Berry Farm"s live show. Cissy has likewise did some acting, recently as component of the touring Broadway manufacturing of "Always Patsy".Today, Cissy makes her residence in Albuquerque....and proceeds to teach dance and also choreograph for local productions.
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