Found 97 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
Danielian, Leon, 1920-1997;Loring, Eugene, 1914-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 178
8.09 linear feet (9 boxes)
The Leon Danielian Papers document the career of the American ballet dancer and teacher through an extensive set of photographs, as well as a more limited selection of correspondence, clippings, financial records, and teaching materials.... 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
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
Aiello, Salvatore, 1946-1995
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 341
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Salvatore Aiello (1946-1995) was an American dancer, choreographer, and director of the North Carolina Dance Theater. The Salvatore Aiello papers hold programs, newspaper clippings, press releases, and contracts relating to Aiello’s dance career... more
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.
Krokover, Rosalyn
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 430
1.96 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 volumes)
Dancer, dance teacher, and dance critic Rosalyn Krokover (1913-1973) studied at the Pavley-Oukrainsky Ballet School in Chicago. She danced with several companies including the Chicago Opera ballet and was a dance teacher in Pittsburgh before... 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
Gluck-Sandor, Senia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 353
.48 linear feet (2 boxes)
Gluck Sandor (1899-1978), aka Senia Gluck-Sandor, was an American dancer, actor, mime, producer, painter, and teacher. The Gluck Sandor papers date from 1922 to 1999 and document the career of Gluck Sandor, particularly his work during the 1920s... more
Segal, Edith, 1902-1997
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 355
3.91 linear feet (10 boxes, 2 oversized folders)
Edith Segal (1902-1997) was an American choreographer, song writer, and poet. Her work examined issues such as workers' rights and racial equality through a socialist lens. The Edith Segal papers (1915-1991) document her involvement in progressive... more
Millholland, Charles Bruce
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1967-004
9.9 linear feet (18 boxes, 3 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Charles Bruce Millholland (1903-1991) was an American playwright, author, dancer, actor, model, and artist best known for his play The Napoleon of Broadway, which was the basis for Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's hit... 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
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
Adair, Eileen
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 438
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Eileen Adair (1897-1987) and Nana Ticotin (stage name Ticatin, 1922-1993), were pupils of Irma Duncan (née Irma Erich-Grimme, 1897-1977); herself an Isadorable trained by Isadora Duncan (1877-1927), an American dancer of innovative dance... more
Hadassah, 1909?-1992
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 128
1.05 linear feet (3 boxes)
The New Dance Group (NDG), founded in 1932, provided classes, scholarships, studio rentals, public performances, and support of new choreographic work to the New York City dance community. The Hadassah collection of New Dance Group Studio, Inc.... 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
Korff, William
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 361
1.76 linear feet (5 boxes)
Sophie Maslow was a choreographer and dancer. The Sophie Maslow research materials were compiled by William Korff in preparation of a biography of Maslow. The collection contains clippings, photographs, programs, promotional material, a scrapbook,... 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