l>MEET THE LADIES: CISSY KING
CISSY KING
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Whenever Cissy King access time the dance floor....it"s always excitement and also artistry in motion.As the second of Bobby Burgess" three dance partner on the Lawrence Welk Show, Cissy has developed herself as among the world"s best dancers, she athletic skill, personality and flair because that entertaining has actually won her millions of loyal fans and inspired many more to take it up to dance themselves.Cissy was born in Trinidad, Colorado top top January 3, 1946, she father was a geoloist who moved the household to Albuquerque, new Mexico when she to be a toddler....and by the moment she to be three, Cissy began dancing regularly. As a teenager, while attending Highland High School and also later the college of new Mexico, she to be a cheerleader, gymnast and an completed swimmer....those an abilities would add an ext versitility to her dance talents, she had already entered and won number of ballroom to dance competitions, many with her brother man King as her partner.In 1966, Cissy performed at 6 Flags over Texas as component of the live campus revue titled, "Let"s uncover A Cause"A year later, she recorded the fist of Welk star Bobby Burgess...who was trying to find a new dance partner once Barbara Boylan left. He heard of how Cissy and also brother john were a ballroom dance pair powerhouse and saw she in action, and also soon enough the Maestro himself, Lawrence Welk, captured wind and also liked what that saw.She made her Welk display debut on august 1967, and also for the following twelve years....would dance through Bobby and sung in many group number as part of her duties together a champagne music maker.In 1974, Cissy to be honored by the run Masters that America with an award for impressive contributions come dance....other recipents have consisted of Eleanor Powell and also Fred Astaire.After leaving the Musical household in so late 1978, she ongoing to dance, one of two people as part of she revue, "Two Fellows" or as a choreographer at Knott"s Berry Farm"s live show. Cissy has likewise did part acting, freshly as part of the touring Broadway production of "Always Patsy".Today, Cissy renders her residence in Albuquerque....and proceeds to teach dance and also choreograph for neighborhood productions.
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