Filming took place in Lake Lure, North Carolina, and Mountain Lake, Virginia, with the film's score composed by John Morris and dance choreography by Kenny Ortega. Dirty Dancing premiered at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival on May 12, 1987, and was released on August 21, 1987, in the United States, earning over $214 million worldwide. 
Hocus Pocus is a 1993 American fantasy comedy film directed by Kenny Ortega and written by Neil Cuthbert and Mick Garris.The film follows a villainous comedic trio of witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy) who are inadvertently resurrected by a teenage boy in Salem, Massachusetts, on Halloween night.
Mitzi Gaynor (born Francesca Marlene de Czanyi von Gerber; September 4, 1931) is an American actress, singer, and dancer.Her notable films include There's No Business Like Show Business (1954), The Birds and the Bees (1956), and South Pacific, the 1958 motion picture adaptation of the stage musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein.
Hocus Pocus, directed by Kenny Ortega, starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy; A Home of Our Own, directed by Tony Bill, starring Kathy Bates and Edward Furlong; Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey, narrated by Michael J. Fox; Hot Shots! Part Deux, directed by Jim Abrahams, starring Charlie Sheen and Lloyd Bridges
In the Heights is a musical with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and a book by Quiara Alegría Hudes.The story is set over the course of three days, involving characters in the largely Dominican neighborhood of Washington Heights in New York City.
Caryn Elaine Johnson (born November 13, 1955), known professionally as Whoopi Goldberg (/ ˈ w ʊ p i /), is an American actor, author, comedian, and television personality. A recipient of numerous accolades, she is one of sixteen entertainers to win an Emmy Award, a Grammy Award, an Academy Award and a Tony Award.
John Joseph Travolta (born February 18, 1954) is an American actor and singer. He rose to fame during the 1970s, appearing on the television sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979) and starring in the box office successes Carrie (1976), Saturday Night Fever (1977) and Grease (1978).
Julie Taymor (born December 15, 1952) is an American director and writer of theater, opera and film. Since her stage adaptation of The Lion King debuted in 1997, 24 global productions have been seen by more than 100 million people in over 100 cities in 20 countries, on every continent except Antarctica, and its worldwide gross exceeds that of any entertainment title in box office history.
Jenna Marie Ortega (born September 27, 2002) is an American actress. After appearing as Annie in the supernatural horror film Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013) and as Mary Ann in the direct-to-video film The Little Rascals Save the Day (2014), she first received recognition known for her role as Young Jane on The CW romantic comedy-drama series Jane ...
Years active. 1980–present. Kenneth John Ortega (born April 18, 1950) is an American producer, director and choreographer. He is best known for directing the films Newsies (1992), Hocus Pocus (1993), the High School Musical trilogy (2006–2008), Michael Jackson's This Is It (2009) and the Descendants trilogy (2015–2019).
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