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Deanna Mee Yee Luster Edit Profile


Deanna Mee Yee Luster, American dancer. Salome Kim Memorial scholar, 1980.


Luster, Deanna Mee Yee was born on March 23, 1962 in Honolulu. Daughter of Gilbert Norman and Arlene Doong Chow (Leong) Luster.


Student, University Hawaii, 1980-1982.


Dancer, member chorus, Honolulu Community Theater, 1980;dancer, member chorus, Chaminade College, Honolulu, 1980;dancer, Third Wave Dance Theater, Honolulu, 1980-1982;dancer, Ballet Hawaii, Honolulu, 1980-1982;dancer, assistant director, finance director, (Spat's) Passion Dancers, Honolulu, 1983-1987;dancer, Cherry Blossom Revue Tour, Sydney, Australia, 1984;dancer, Dance Works Concerts, Dick Jenson Show, Honolulu, 1985-1987;executive artistic director, Express: A Contemporary Dance Company, Honolulu, since 1987;dancer, dance captain, Nohelani Cypriano Show-Navatekdancer, Cotton Club Revue Honolulu symphony, 1992.


  • Other Work

    • Dancer numerous ballets, revues including Nutcracker, Aida, Chicago, Kiss Me Kate, All You Can Eat, The Big Pineapple Revue, Hot Feats. Choreographer: Narcissus Pageant, 1989, Miss Hawaii Scholarship Pageant televised, 1990, Dreamgirls American Theatre Company, 1989, West Side Story Castle Performing Arts Center, 1990. Principal dancer, choreographer One of My Best Friends Is.

      , 1991. Artist (video) Forbidden City, San Francisco. Choreographer Mistress Hawaii Pagaent, 1994, 95, One Singular Sensation, Honolulu, 1995.


Gilbert Norman Luster

Arlene Doong Chow (Leong) Luster