Found 9 collections related to Modern dance -- United States -- 20th century

King, Bruce, 1925-1993
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 383
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Bruce King was a modern dancer, choreographer, and teacher. The Bruce King papers hold correspondence, annotated scores, choreographic notes, book reviews, class notes, and other material documenting King's career.
Miller, Virginia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 427
.42 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume)
Virginia Miller was a dancer who studied under Ruth St. Denis and performed with the Ruth St. Denis Dancers. The collection documents Miller's relationship with St. Denis and contains photographs of Miller, St. Denis, Ted Shawn, and the Ruth St.... more
First Chamber Dance Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 451
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The First Chamber Dance Company was a small touring dance company founded in New York City in 1961 by Charles Bennett. It moved to Seattle in 1974 where it was based until the group disbanded in 1979. The dancers were trained in ballet but... more
Cunningham, Merce
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 295
9.17 linear feet (22 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Merce Cunningham Dance Company Choreographic records contain materials relating to over 100 of Cunningham's original works. These primarily reflect pieces created for the Company, but there are some notes relating to Cunningham's early... more
Weidman, Charles
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 320
3.4 linear feet (9 boxes)
Charles Weidman (1901-1975) was a dancer, choreographer, and teacher known for his roles as a member of the Denishawn Company, and later for founding his own companies: the Humphrey-Weidman Concert Company, Theatre Dance Company, and An Expression... more
Gitelman, Claudia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 444
1.76 linear feet (5 boxes); 794.87 Megabytes (10 computer files)
Claudia Gitelman (1936-2012), was a dancer, choreographer, author, and assistant professor at the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University. Her artistic collaborators for productions include Alwin Nikolais, Murray Louis, and Hanya Holm.... more
Kovich, Robert
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 206
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Robert Kovich was a dancer and choreographer, originally with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. In the 1980s, Kovich performed, choreographed, and taught dance, mainly in New York and France. The collection includes choreography notes, scripts,... more
Cunningham, Merce
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 196
43 linear feet (84 boxes)
Merce Cunningham (1919-2009) was a choreographer. He started his career as a dancer with Martha Graham's company, and then left to start his own company. The company, which was created over 60 years ago, is now closed. The collection brings... more
Cunningham Dance Foundation
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 351
141.69 linear feet (316 boxes, 41 tubes); 116.1 Gigabytes (11663 computer files)
Merce Cunningham (1919-2009) was a dancer, choreographer, and founder of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. The Cunningham Dance Foundation (CDF) was established in 1964 to support the company and advance Cunningham's work. The Merce Cunningham... more
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