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Aschentrupp Toledo, Roberto
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 14-6722
1 box (ca. 77 photographs)
Roberto Aschentrupp Toledo studied Mexican cinema at Universidad Nacional Autonoma and has also written on the subject. He lives in mexico City. Approximately 77 color photos documenting traditional dances of Mexico. The photos were taken by... more
Gable, Robert Burns
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 02-935
11 boxes (5.5 linear feet), some col, 63 x 52 cm or smaller
Robert Burns Gable was born in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania in 1918. A lifelong dance enthusiast, he studied tap dancing and while a student at art school, performed as a clown and traveled with the Cole Brothers Circus. He graduated from the... more
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 98-4744
16 albums (approximately 650 photographic prints), b&w, 32 x 30 x 8 cm; 16 albums (approximately 650 photographic prints), b&w, 32 x 30 x 8 cm
Photographer George Platt Lynes was born in East Orange, New Jersey in 1907. He attended the Berkshire School in Massachusetts, where Lincoln Kirstein was a classmate. Lynes set up his studio in New York City in 1932 and began taking photos for... more
Michel, Carl
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZGV 14-6721
20 boxes (28 linear feet )
Costume and set designer Carl Michna Michel was born April 3, 1928. A former resident of Canyon, Texas, he was a graduate of Yale University School of Drama and also studied in Europe. Michel designed and executed costumes for theatre productions,... more
Nugent, Pete
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 440
1.3 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume)
The Pete Nugent papers (1928-1973) provide a glimpse into Nugent's career as a tap dancer. The collection contains correspondence with Mamie McDowell, photographs, Nugent's passport and address book, an announcement for the opening of his dance... more
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
Wilkas, Mary
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 446
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Senia Rusakoff (1891-1981) was a Russian dancer, who taught ballet along with his wife Regina (1903-1982). He danced in various troupes before setting up a dance studio in Boston in the early 1920s, where he and Regina taught until 1978. He... more
Kovich, Robert
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 471
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Robert Kovich (1950-1991) was a dancer and choreographer. He danced with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company for eight years before leaving to work on his own choreography. In the 1980s, Kovich performed, choreographed, and taught dance in New York... more
Leslie, Caird, 1899-1970
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 470
1.61 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Caird Leslie (circa 1900-1970) was an American ballet dancer and teacher. He was raised in Seattle and, after dancing in Europe, returned to teach at the Cornish School (1935-1950.) He had a longtime association with Adolph Bolm, and danced for... more
Nanette Bearden Contemporary Dance Theatre
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 466
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Nanette Bearden Contemporary Dance Theatre was a non-profit dance company that supported and promoted the work of dancers, choreographers, and theatre artists of color. The company's records date from 1976 to 2007, and consist of... more
Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 253
.42 linear feet (1 box)
This collection contains personal letters from Lincoln Kirstein to Robert Harris Chapman and to Alexander Jensen Yow. It also includes a typescript of a play, Magic Carpet, written by Lincoln Kirstein in 1967 and several... more
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 302
13.09 linear feet (34 boxes); 745.9 mb (245 computer files)
Mikhail Baryshnikov (1948- ) is a Russian-American dancer, choreographer and actor. The Mikhail Baryshnikov Archive holds awards, choreographer files, contracts, correspondence, photographs, press clippings, programs, scripts, and other materials... more
Shurr, Gertrude
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 76
11.25 linear feet (9 boxes)
The professional papers of modern dance performer, teacher, and writer Gertrude Shurr.
Obolensky, Helene
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 213
9.79 linear feet (12 boxes)
The Helene Obolensky Papers document Obolensky's activities in the field of dance book publishing. Obolensky (born 1919), who had a varied career in fashion, marketing, public relations, and publishing, later established Helene Obolensky... more
Foreman, Laura, 1936-2001
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 162
27 linear feet (58 boxes)
Laura Foreman was the director of dance at the New School. Her Laura Foreman Dance Theater performed extensively in the 1970s and her Composers and Choreographers Theater gave exposure to new and avant-garde choreographers. Collection includes... more
Delza, Sophia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 155
39.33 linear feet (95 boxes)
American dancer, writer, and teacher of tai chi, Sophia Delza had an exceptionally long and varied career. She achieved prominence as an independent modern dance performer and choreographer, but embarked on a second career as an authority on... more
Society of Dance History Scholars (U.S.)
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZMD 222
3.75 linear feet (9 boxes)
The Society of Dance History Scholars is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting study, research, discussion, and publication in dance history and related fields. The records document the Society's outreach and research initiatives and... more
Skipper, William
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 185
17 linear feet (38 boxes)
William "Billy" Skipper was a dancer, choreographer and filmmaker. Skipper danced with all the greats of Broadway in the 1940s and 1950s. He choreographed for musical theater throughout the United States. Skipper produced two films, one about the... more
Hoving, Lucas
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 269
2.35 linear feet (6 boxes)
Lucas Hoving (1912 - 2000) was a modern dancer, choreographer and teacher. The Lucas Hoving papers document the professional and personal life of the noted dancer and choreographer with a focus on Hoving's choreography.
Draper, Paul, 1909-1996
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 250
2.94 linear feet (7 boxes)
Paul Draper (1909-1996) was a dancer, choreographer, writer, and educator best known for his innovative combination of ballet and tap. The Paul Draper papers (1909-1991) contain correspondence, memorabilia, and clippings spanning both his youth... more
Strauss, Sara Mildred, 1896-1979
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 169
4.5 linear feet (9 boxes)
The Sara Mildred Strauss Papers document the professional life of this twentieth-century dance instructor, choreographer, and writer. This collection contains correspondence, professional papers, drafts of her writings, drawings, clippings,... more
Charles Weidman School of Modern Dance
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 190
12 linear feet (26 boxes)
The Charles Weidman School of Modern Dance, Inc. records brings together financial and musical material describing the work of the company in the late 1960s and early 1970s. There is also material about the creation of programs and dances.
Saddler, Donald
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 293
37.69 linear feet (93 boxes)
Donald Saddler was a choreographer, director, and dancer in the disciplines of film, stage, ballet, and opera. The Donald Saddler papers contain materials from 1920 to 2010 that document Saddler's professional life, including correspondence,... more
Becque, Don Oscar
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 268
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
This collection documents the professional life of Don Oscar Becque, a dancer, choreographer, director, and teacher of modern dance. Drafts and extensive notes for book projects, essays, course development and individual lessons regarding his work... more
Farrah, Ibrahim
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 159
8.34 linear feet (21 boxes)
Ibrahim Farrah (1939-1998) was a well-known performer, teacher, and scholar of Middle Eastern dance, who also became the founder and publisher of Arabesqué, a notable journal of international and ethnic dance. The... more
Youskevitch, Igor, 1912-1994
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 303
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Igor Youskevitch (1912-1994), a principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre and Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, was known for his mastery of classical style. The collection documents forty-four years of Youskevitch's professional life through... more
Williamson, Liz
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 187
18.47 linear feet (26 boxes)
The Liz Williamson Papers contain materials related to Liz Williamson's many years as a professional dancer and jazz teacher. Much of this collection pertains to her professional engagements as teacher or lecturer on jazz dance. These materials... more
Plise︠t︡ska︠i︡a, Maĭ︠i︡a, 1926-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 153
3 linear feet (8 boxes)
This collection documents the career of Maya Plisetskaya, Prima Ballerina Assoluta. The collection spans the years 1956-1990. It consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs, slides and negatives.
Peter Wexler, Inc
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 186
3 linear feet (6 boxes)
This collection was created by Peter Wexler, Inc., and contains work done for the San Francisco Ballet Association for a temporary theater feasibility study in May 1994.