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Bolender, Todd
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 149
1 box (10 folders)
Todd Bolender was born Feb. 27, 1914 in Canton, Ohio and settled in New York City in 1936 where he studied with Hanya Holm. Lincoln Kirstein and George Balanchine recruited him for their first company, the American Ballet. Kirstein asked him to... 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
Tudor, Antony, 1908-1987
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 445
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Antony Tudor (1908-1987) was a professional dancer, choreographer, and teacher. Before coming to the United States, he danced with Marie Rambert's Ballet Club, where he met his life partner, Hugh Laing. It was also at Rambert's where he met the... more
Fuller, Loie, 1862-1928
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 121
.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Chiefly comprised of two notebooks (ms., ink). The first is entitled "Lecture on radium" by Loie Fuller (59 leaves); also includes a draft letter to a friend (20 p. at end of vol.), signed and dated Jan. 24, 1911, including mention of the success... more
Kirkland, Gelsey
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 369
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Gelsey Kirkland is an American dancer, teacher, and author. The Gelsey Kirkland papers hold photocopied correspondence and writings, some of which detail her trip to Moscow in 1972 with the New York City Ballet.
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
Lichine, David
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 267
20.3 linear feet (15 boxes, 13 volumes)
David Lichine (1910-1972) was a noted choreographer, teacher, and dancer. Tatiana Riabouchinska (1917-2000) was an internationally celebrated ballet star and teacher. The David Lichine and Tatiana Riabouchinska papers document the professional... more
Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury, 1930-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 311
3.19 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury collection contains a partial autobiography, family photographs, publicity, career related photographs, printed matter, and some correspondence relating to the life and career of Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury (1930-2003) an... more
Nicks, Walter
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 352
9.92 linear feet (25 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Walter Nicks (1924-2007) was an American dancer, choreographer, and educator. The Walter Nicks papers date from 1899 to 2004 and document Walter Nicks' career as a choreographer, educator, and director of the Walter Nicks Dance Theatre Workshop.... more
Fontaine, Edwina Seaver
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 447
1.76 linear feet (4 boxes, 2 volumes)
Edwina Seaver Fontaine (née Seaver, 1927-2014), was a Balanchine dancer, dance instructor, and teacher of Pilates. The Edwina Seaver Fontaine papers, dated 1927 to 2003, reflect Fontaine's career mostly through her correspondence and photographs.... more
Tuttle, Frank
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 453
1.01 linear feet (3 boxes)
Nana Gollner (1919-1980) was one of America's first prima ballerinas. During her career, she danced in ballet companies in Europe, in Frank Tuttle's production, Ballet Carnival, and in a short choreographed film directed... more
La Vine, Marilyn J.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 323
15.94 linear feet (50 boxes)
Marilyn J. La Vine (1931-2009) was a dance enthusiast who dedicated her life to researching and promoting the legacy of Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev (1938-1993). The Marilyn La Vine collection of Rudolf Nureyev materials (1939-2008) holds... more
Johnson, Carole Y.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 313
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Carole Y. Johnson Aboriginal Dance portfolios hold documents relating to her work as an activist, art director, choreographer and dancer. Johnson, of African-American descent, developed Aboriginal Islanders dance programs through the Black... more
Jennings, Bernadine
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 326
17.47 linear feet (42 boxes)
Bernadine Jennings was the founder and executive director of Dance Giant Steps, Inc. Founded in 1979, this not-for-profit organization promoted professional dance artists and companies. This was mostly through the organization's publication... more
Maen, Norman, 1932-2008
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
2.28 linear feet (4 boxes, 6 oversized folders)
Norman Maen (1932-2008) was a choreographer, director, and dancer from Ballymena, Northern Ireland. The Norman Maen papers date from 1961 to 1996 and include choreographic notes, correspondence, photographs, programs, and reviews of Maen's work in... more
Baronova, Irina
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 276
6.79 linear feet (19 boxes)
Irina Baronova (1919 -2008) was a Russian born ballerina who rose to fame with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and enjoyed a successful career as a dancer, movie star, educator, and writer. The Irina Baronova papers contain correspondence,... more
Espenak, Liljan
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 331
4.45 linear feet (11 boxes)
Liljan Espenak (1905-1988) was a dancer, instructor, dance therapist and author. Espenak was born in Norway. During the 1920s, she moved to Berlin to study under Mary Wigman. Espenak established her own dance school in Berlin. In the 1930s,... more
Maslow, Sophie
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 372
1.89 linear feet (5 boxes)
Sophie Maslow was an American choreographer and dancer. The Sophie Maslow papers contain programs, photographs, flyers, scripts, choreographic notes, and clippings documenting Maslow's career as a dancer and choreographer.
Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 418
7.6 linear feet (18 boxes, 1 volume)
Lincoln Kirstein was a ballet patron, writer, and general director of the New York City Ballet from 1948 to 1989. The Lincoln Kirstein papers, Additions (1907-1989) contain writings, correspondence, photographs, financial records, and contracts.... more
Miller, Buzz
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 127
1.46 linear feet (3 boxes, 3 volumes)
Buzz Miller was an American dancer who performed primarily in musical theater and ballets. The Buzz Miller papers (1906-1999) document his career as a dancer and choreographer from 1948 through 1980, as well as his personal life and his service in... 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
Gruen, John
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 335
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
John Gruen is an American biographer, photographer, and writer and critic on the arts, particularly dance. The John Gruen papers document Gruen's writing career from 1970 to 1984. The collection contains correspondence, articles written by Gruen,... more
Siegel, Marcia B.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 401
4.62 linear feet (11 boxes)
The Marcia B. Siegel papers (1959-1995) document Siegel's career as a dance critic, teacher, and advocate for professional dance criticism. The papers contain her writings, correspondence with editors, publishers, and fellow critics, information... more
New School University
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 371
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The New School ChoreoConcerts were dance presentations designed to offer audiences a cross-section of modern dance approaches and styles. The New School ChoreoConcerts records hold flyers, programs, correspondence, and clippings documenting the... more
Bindig, Susan
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 441
1.68 linear feet (4 boxes)
Wendy Hilton was a choreographer, dancer, instructor, researcher, and author specializing in Baroque dance. Her papers contain files related to her dance performance and teaching career; her early life in England; and her research files and plans... more
Goslar, Lotte
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 163
17 linear feet (27 boxes)
Lotte Goslar, a clown-mime, was known for her eccentric and whimsical comedy. She performed throughout Europe and the United States. Her most famous solo was Grandma Always Danced.
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
Tallchief, Maria
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 215
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
Maria Tallchief, was a prima ballerina, and an original member of the New York City Ballet. Her papers consist of material after her retirement from dancing.
Wolz, Carl
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 285
12.09 linear feet (30 boxes)
Carl Wolz (1932-2002) was an influential choreographer, scholar, educator, and dance advocate. The Carl Wolz papers document his career as an educator and choreographer. The collection contains awards, choreographic notes, correspondence,... more
Laing, Hugh
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 257
1.68 linear feet (4 boxes)
Intimate friends and professional associates Hugh Laing and Antony Tudor were key contributors to the modern, expressive interpretation of classical ballet. The Hugh Laing and Antony Tudor papers reflect a limited selection of Hugh Laing and... more
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