Found 10 collections related to Performing arts -- Photographs

Swope, Martha.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-048
950 boxes (399 linear feet), some col. 51 x 61 cm. or smaller
Internationally acclaimed performing arts photographer Martha Swope was born in Waco, Texas and is a graduate of Baylor University. She came to New York to attend the School of American Ballet. Swope's career as the performance photographer of... more
Friedman, Sy, 1919-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2015-023
6.51 linear feet (16 boxes)
The collection documents the work of theater photographer Sy Friedman, 1958-1981 (bulk dates 1972-1981).
Shilkret, Wayne
Music Division | JPB 17-16
3.5 linear feet (9 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Wayne Shilkret was a photographer who worked for Hurok Attractions, Inc., a booking and promotion agency managed by American impresario Sol Hurok. Shilkret subsequently worked as a photographer for the Philadelphia Orchestra. The Wayne Shilkret... more
Hess, Otto F.
Music Division | JPB 17-12
7 linear feet (14 boxes)
The Otto F. Hess photographs consist primarily of images shot by the creator over the course of his career (1936-1961; bulk 1936-1949). The photographs depict cultural life of New York City between the 1930s and 1940s, and especially the midtown... more
Duncan, Kenn
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2003-005
210.7 linear feet (392 boxes
Kenn Duncan, photographer, was well known for his photographs of performing artists. The archive documents his career.
Dehn, Mura
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 483
3.6. linear feet (6 boxes)
Mura Dehn (1905-1987) was a dancer and filmmaker who documented African-American social jazz dancing from the 1930s to 1950s at the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem, New York. The collection consists mostly of her film works, accompanied with photographs;... more
Meehan, Nancy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 482
11.21 linear feet (25 boxes)
Nancy Catherine Meehan (1931-2016), was a choreographer, dancer and founder of the Nancy Meehan Dance Company in New York City. The collection, dated 1953 to 2011, reflects the creative process of Meehan's contemporary dance techniques.
Dancing in the Streets (1984-)
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 493
10.21 linear feet (23 containers)
Dancing in the Streets is a New York City community-based dance organization dedicated to providing free public dance performances and fostering the careers of emerging and established choreographers and dancers. The Dancing in the Streets records... more
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 18-3055
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Photographs of Ruth Page comprise forty 11" x 14" black and white photographs of the iconic dancer and choreographer from circa 1930 to 1950 by photographer Maurice Seymour. The photographs depict Page in character from her various... more
Sheridan, Dixie
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2009-005
35.02 linear feet (92 boxes, 12 oversize folders, 1 tube)
Dixie Sheridan (née Massad, 1943- ) is an acclaimed photographer for Off-Broadway and Off Off-Broadway productions. The Dixie Sheridan photographs, dating 1982 to 2017 (bulk dates, 1997 to 2015), reflect her photographic work for Off-Broadway and... more