Found 96 collections related to Dancers

Diaz, Paul Timothy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 118
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
The papers document the professional career of Paul Diaz in the early 1990s.
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 14
128 items (22 folders)
American dancer and choreographer. Letters from Shawn to dancer-teacher La Meri (Russell Meriwether Hughes).
Toscanini, Walter, 1898-1971
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res.+ 8
32 v, illus, 29 cm; 32 v, illus, 29 cm
Brenner, Janis
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 424
1.22 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Janis Brenner papers date from 1960 to 2012 and document her career as a dancer, singer, choreographer, and dance company leader. The collection includes promotional material; photographs; clippings; correspondence; and files pertaining to her... 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
Valdez, Corinne
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 426
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Ruben and Corinne Garcia, also known as Tito Valdez and Corinne, were married vaudeville nightclub dancers who performed together across the United States, as well as in London and Paris. The collection contains photographs, scrapbook pages,... more
Mann, Sarah
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 428
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Loie Fuller was an American dancer and choreographer known for innovative uses of theatrical lighting and costume who worked primarily in Paris. This research material was compiled by Sarah Mann, a historian in Fuller's hometown and pertains to... more
Developmental Conference on Dance
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 432
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Sponsored by the United States Office of Education Arts and Humanities Program and the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), the Developmental Conference on Dance was a multi-disciplinary, multi-year conference that brought together... more
Rinker, Kenneth
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 386
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Kenneth Rinker is an American choreographer and dancer. The Kenneth Rinker papers (1977-1997) document Rinker's career from 1965 to 1988 through programs, fliers, clippings, and publicity photographs.
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
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZRC 05-3716
27 boxes
The collection contains programs for performances and reviewers' information files for performers, dance companies, festivals, and topics (e.g. AIDS) from the offices of Dance magazine in New York, N.Y. Most information is from 1980's and 1990's;... 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
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
Hadassah, 1909?-1992
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 135
10.49 linear feet (11 boxes)
Hadassah was a pioneer of Israeli and Indian (Hindu) dancing in America, and a choreographer of rare taste and artistic integrity. Hadassah was also a well-admired instructor, who taught Israeli and Indian dance workshops across the United States... 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.
Grey, Joel, 1932-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-018
10.95 linear feet (29 boxes)
Joel Grey (1932-) is an American actor, singer, dancer and director, working in theatre and film from the 1950s through the present. The Joel Grey Papers contain publicity and general production files, scripts, photographs and memorabilia on stage... 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
Hill, Martha, 1900-1995
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 200
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
Martha Hill, a pioneer in the field of dance instruction, served as the first director of dance at The Juilliard School from 1951 until 1985. She mentored several generations of important dancers and choreographers through her teaching and work... 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
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
Englund, Richard, 1931-1991
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 94
13.80 linear feet (28 boxes)
The Richard Englund Papers cover the professional career of Richard Englund (1931-1991), a noted American dancer, choreographer, director, and teacher. Englund served as the director of several small dance companies, including the pioneering... more
Barstow, Richard
Music Division | JPB 04-37
5.5 linear feet (14 boxes)
This collection contains manuscripts, manuscript copies, printed scores, and parts belonging to choreographer, director, dancer, and composer Richard Barstow, whose varied career included directing for Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus,... more
Darom, Ari
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 116
The collection contains research, correspondence, biographical material, performance-related material, correspondence about Ari Darom's memorial tribute, and a list of his book collection.
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
Gennaro, Peter
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 198
12 linear feet (17 boxes)
The Peter Gennaro Papers consist of dancer, dance teacher and choreographer Peter Gennaro’s production materials, such as scripts, correspondence, audition and production notes, and musical scores of numbers which were choreographed by Peter... more
Bloch, Stella
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 173
15 linear feet (34 boxes)
Stella Bloch was an ethnic dancer and artist. Bloch took dance lessons from the Isadorables and then learned native dances of the Near East during a year long trip in 1920. During the 1930s and 1940s she wrote film scripts. In the 1950s with a... more
De Mille, Agnes
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 140
84 linear feet (142 boxes)
Agnes De Mille was an American dancer, choreographer, director, and writer. The collection contains music scores, correspondence, writings, notes, programs, plots, legal and financial papers, daily reminders, and phone books.
Trier, Carola S.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 266
7.32 linear feet (15 boxes)
Carola Strauss Trier (1913-2000) was a dancer, acrobat, and roller-skating contortionist who worked closely with Joseph Pilates to develop and popularize the Pilates Method. Her papers, which date from 1932 to 2000, document her early life, her... more
Stodelle, Ernestine
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 166
0.5 linear feet. (1 box)
The Ernestine Stodelle Correspondence consists of letters to performer, dance researcher, and writer Ernestine Stodelle from several prominent people in the world of dance; Doris Humphrey, Jose Limon, Ted Shawn, Walter Terry, and Charles Weidman.
Grand Union (Performance group)
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 132
.75 linear feet (54 folders
Grand Union, a performing arts collective, was active between 1970 and 1976. This collection includes office files, press materials, photographs, and information on the performances and performers of the group, especially Yvonne Rainer.