Found 26 collections related to American Ballet Theatre

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
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.
Sanders, Job, 1929-2008
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 359
4.9 linear feet (13 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Job Sanders papers date from 1946 to 2008 and document the ballet dancer and choreographer's career through photographs, programs, articles, and choreographic notes.
Tipton, Jennifer
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 420
82.3 linear feet (122 boxes, 3 oversized folders, 115 tubes); 758.7 mb (627 computer files)
The Jennifer Tipton lighting designs date from 1958 to 2013 and contain technical lighting documents created by Tipton throughout the course of her career as a lighting designer for dance, theater, opera, and installations, primarily in the United... more
Lynes, George Platt, 1907-1955
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 16-243
10.41 linear feet (27 boxes)
The George Platt Lynes Photographs collection documents dance (principally ballet) photographs taken by George Platt Lynes from 1933 to 1955 and contains mostly black and white negatives and some prints.
Jaffe, Susan, 1962-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 457
1.55 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 volume)
Susan Jaffe (1962- ) was a principal ballet dancer for the American Ballet Theatre from 1980 to 2002. Jaffe's principal performances include the productions of Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake; and her final performance in Giselle. She danced abroad... more
Peterson, Kirk A.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 365
2.64 linear feet (8 boxes)
Kirk Peterson is an American dancer, teacher, and choreographer. The Kirk Peterson papers hold awards; correspondence; press releases; writings; and ballet company, theater, and workshop files. There are also family papers detailing Peterson's... 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
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
American Ballet Theatre
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 49
220 linear feet
American Ballet Theatre was founded in 1939 with the intention of creating an American company of international stature, a museum of the dance, “which would preserve the best of the classic tradition of Europe and at the same time lay the... more
American Ballet Theatre
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *ZBD-164 [Microfilm]
16 microfilm reels original materials, 68 volumes - located in basement
Arranged in approximate chronological order. These scrapbooks include press clippings, reviews, magazine articles, programs, announcements, publicity materials, and tour itineraries.
De Mille, Agnes
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 27
145 folders
Comprises correspondence, scenarios, choreographic notes, notebooks and notes pertaining to articles, monographic works, stage and television productions, unpublished materials, and early memorabilia. Includes drafts and revisions in holograph and... more
Fernandez, Royes, 1945-1980
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 45
1155 items in 134 folders
For the most part the Royes Fernandez Papers (ca. 1945-1980) comprise correspondence. This series (784 items), dating from 1945 until shortly before his death in 1980, is predominantly letters written to more
Szilard, Paul, 1912-2013
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 172
1.2 linear feet (43 folders)
Professional papers of dancer, choreographer, impresario Paul Szilard.
Robbins, Jerome
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 130
241 linear feet (578 boxes)
Work files from the office of American dancer, choreographer and director Jerome Robbins.
Costas
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 18-2788
28.15 linear feet (68 boxes)
The Costas dance photographs consists of prints, negatives, slides, and digital images from 1966 to 2016 of a multitude of national and international dance companies, performances, and important figures in the dance world. The collection has an... more
Fehl, Fred
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 18-2789
0.38 linear feet (1 box)
The Gala Performance to Save the Dance Collection photographs by photographer Fred Fehl document a benefit fundraiser performed to ensure the preservation and maintenance of the dance collection held at the New York Public Library for the... more
Fehl, Fred
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 18-2790
18.14 linear feet (27 boxes)
The Fred Fehl photographs collection consists of photographs and published materials related to Fehl's work documenting dance and theater performances, mainly in New York City. The majority of the photographs are black and white 5" x 7" prints.... more
Payne, Charles
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 18-2792
38.30 linear feet (51 boxes)
The Charles Payne collection spans over five decades of materials documenting the American Ballet Theatre with items such as photographs, clippings and articles, performance programs, and costume and set designs. Payne occupied various... more
Robbins, Jerome
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 182
100 linear feet (171 boxes)
Jerome Robbins was a dancer, choreographer and director. His papers include biographical materials, production materials, subject files, financial information and scores.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 18-6812
2.29 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Radford Bascome collection contains over 8,600 negatives that documents dance from 1954 through 1958 with the majority of the collection representing New York City Ballet. Other companies included are American Ballet Theatre and Ballet Russe... more
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-002
Jo Mielziner, set and lighting designer, theater architect and consultant. The collection consists of personal papers, personal and professional correspondence, production materials, office and financial files, writings, professional appearance... more
Ipiotis, Celia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 180
34.5 linear feet (70 boxes)
Eye on Dance was an interview program concerned with all varieties of dance, ranging from ballet to modern, tap dancing to break dancing. The series initially aired on WNYC and WNYE in New York from 1981 to 1992.... more
Skelton, Thomas R
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 115
The Thomas Skelton papers represent his professional career as lighting designer from the early 1950s to his death in 1994. The bulk of the collection consists of light plots, cue sheets, ground plans, draftings and other papers related to his... more
Butler, John, 1920-1993
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 174
8 linear feet (16 boxes)
John Butler (1918-1993) was a dancer and choreographer who combined both classical and modern dance styles in his work. After a brief period leading his own dance company, Butler became a successful freelance choreographer on television and for... more
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-33
1579 sound discs, analog acetate 33 rpm, 16 in.; 1579 sound discs, analog acetate 33 rpm, 16 in.
Weekly 30-minute NBC radio broadcasts, featuring classical and light classical music, which began on Apr. 29, 1940 and continued until 1958. In September, 1959, the Bell Telephone Hour made its television debut as a monthly musical special. It... more
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