Found 16 collections related to Directors (performing arts)

Ornest, Naomi
Music Division | JPB 14-08
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Naomi Ornest (d. 2007) was an opera singer active in the late 1940s and early 1950s. She was later an opera director and translator. Her husband, William Yokel, a writer, worked for the American Theatre Wing (ATW). The Naomi Ornest and William... more
O'Shaughnessy, John, 1907-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-130
3.3 linear feet (6 boxes, 1 volume)
John O'Shaughnessy (1907-1985) was an actor and director. The collection, dated 1927 to 1976, mostly focuses on his career as a director through correspondence, clippings, photographs, playbills and scripts.
Lockhart, James, circa 1923-1989
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-108
2.1 linear feet (4 boxes, 4 volumes)
The James Lockhart collection, dated 1943 to 1987, documents the career of James Lockhart (circa1923-1989) an actor, director and playwright through photographs, scripts and scrapbooks.
Jitney Players, 1923-1938
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-122
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes, 4 volumes)
The Jitney Players were an American travelling theatre troupe founded in 1923 by Horace Bushnell Cheney (1899-1930) and his wife Alice Keating Cheney (1894-1981). The records, dated 1914 to 1977, mostly document the Jitney Players' theatrical... more
Shumlin, Herman, 1898-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-049
1.2 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Herman Shumlin papers contain correspondence, photographs, contact sheets, negatives, programs, financial papers, contracts, sheet music, and some personal papers documenting the career and life of producer and director Herman Shumlin.
Dunning, Phillip, 1890-1968
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-075
2.5 linear feet (5 boxes, 2 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
Philip Dunning (1890-1968) was a playwright and a theatrical producer and director. The Philip Dunning papers, dating from 1912 to 1968, document Dunning's life and career through production files, scrapbooks, and letters. Half of the collection... more
Gnys, Charles, d. 1986
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-015
3.2 linear feet (7 boxes, 2 volumes)
Charles Gnys (d. 1986) was a director and manager of the Playwrights Unit. The Charles Gnys papers hold agreements, clippings, letters, notebooks, photographs, playbills, and scripts.
Capalbo, Carmen
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-018
4.53 linear feet (12 boxes)
The Carmen Capalbo papers (1936-1991) consist mainly of professional files of American director and producer, Carmen Capalbo (1925-2010), but also include a small amount of personal material. The bulk of this collection is composed of production... more
Foreman, Laura, 1936-2001
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 472
1.34 linear feet (4 boxes)
Laura Foreman (1937-2001) was a dancer, choreographer, founder of the Laura Foreman Dance Company and director of dance at the New School. John Watts (1929-1982) was an American composer, pioneer of electronic music, and director of The New... more
Samples, M. David
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1973-008
1.7 linear feet (4 boxes)
M. David Samples also known as David Samples (circa1924-) was a director, playwright and actor for Off-Broadway, regional theaters and abroad. Samples' career spanned over forty years, with over a hundred productions including William Inge's... more
Maxwell, Wayne F., 1939-2000
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-033
4.4 linear feet (12 boxes)
Wayne F. Maxwell (1939-2000) was an actor, director and playwright who performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and in regional theaters. Occasionally, he appeared on commercial television, and film. The collection, dating from the 1940s to 2005,... more
Chong, Ping
Billy Rose Theatre Division | LPA Mss 2009-001
24.85 linear feet (64 boxes); 958 mb (822 computer files)
Ping Chong (1946- ) is an interdisciplinary theatre director, writer, choreographer, videographer and installation artist. The Ping Chong Archive, dating from 1971 to 2008, documents his creative and production process. It holds scripts;... more
Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013
Music Division | JPB 15-65
56.13 linear feet (48 boxes, 37 volumes, 2 oversized folders, 6 tubes); 368.3 mb (267 computer files)
Regina Resnik (1922-2013) was an American soprano and mezzo-soprano vocalist, as well as an opera director. The Regina Resnik papers, dating from 1934 to 2013, document Resnik's life and career through correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks,... more
Yalman, Tunc
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-001
1.5 linear feet (4 boxes)
Tunc Yalman (1925-2006) was a theater director and playwright. The Tunc Yalman papers (1924-2001) primarily document his career from the 1950s to the mid-1980s. The papers hold correspondence, programs, clippings, scripts, resumes, photographs,... more
White, Franklin, 1923-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 452
1.93 linear feet (5 boxes)
Franklin White (née Peter Franklin White 1923-2013), was a dancer in the Ballet Rambert, and principal dancer in two ballet companies, the Sadler's Wells Ballet and The Royal Ballet. He was also a mime, teacher, and choreographer. The Franklin... more
Mangano, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-021
1.67 linear feet (3 boxes)
John Mangano was a stage director, actor, writer, stage manager and theater administrator. The John Mangano papers, dating from around the 1940s to 1988, document Mangano's life and career through scripts, photographs, correspondence, art,... more