Tarantino & Toni

Dance · Film
Toni Basil at home in Los Angeles.
Credit Amy Harrity for The New York Times

LOS ANGELES — When Toni Basil’s agent told her that an anonymous filmmaker from an unidentified production company wanted to chat, she was intrigued. It was something about the 1960s, she was told, so she mopped her dance-studio floor in case she’d have to teach the boogaloo or the watusi. She signed a nondisclosure agreement. Then she met with Quentin Tarantino. read more

Please enjoy my story about the celebrated cineaste, Quentin Tarantino, and his ’60s “zeitgeisty” choreographer, Toni Basil, in the New York Times.

the go-go goddess in action, photo by amy harrity for the new york times

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