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    Posted November 12, 2015


A Historic 65-Year Backstage Tradition on Broadway

I’m Gonna Dance! and Dance He Did: Darren Lee marks his 11th Broadway Chorus musical with Allegiance and a Gypsy Robe honor


“I’m thrilled to be included among the gypsies in Equity’s Broadway history to receive this honor. I think it’s a secret wish for every chorus performer to one day receive the robe.”

Darren Lee

photo: Walter McBride


Name Darren Lee
Show Allegiance
Theater Longacre Theatre
Opening Night November 8, 2015

About Darren

Hometown Fountain Valley, CA
Broadway Debut Shogun, The Musical (1990)
Professional Training "I started dancing when I was nine. I had no formal training."
Year Joined AEA 1990
How I Got My Equity Card "I was lucky enough to be cast in my first Broadway show, Shogun, during my senior year in high school. I moved to NYC that summer. I was 18."
Broadway Chorus Credits 11
Fun Fact “I always wanted to be a dancer. In elementary school, I came home and told my parents I was going to be in the talent show. They said "Oh? What's your talent?" I told them I was gonna dance — and I did.”

Moments from the Gypsy Robe® Ceremony

Darren Lee does the ceremonial three laps around the stage.

Darren Lee with the cast members of Allegiance..

(Photos by Walter McBride)

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