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Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2012-023
1 box (ca. 77 drawings and prints), some col, 52 x 35 cm or smaller; 1 box (ca. 77 drawings and prints), some col, 52 x 35 cm or smaller
Commedia dell'arte was a popular form of theater which began in Italy in the 16th century. It includes masked character types and stock scenarios. Performed outdoors on temporary stages, its performers utilized various props instead of elaborate... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2014-168
6.5 linear feet (24 binders)
Parsons-Meares Ltd. is a New York City-based costume shop that builds costumes for professional theater, dance, and opera. The Parsons-Meares costume bibles includes sketches and renderings (primarily reprographic), color photographs, fitting and... more
Armstrong, Will Steven
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-214
3 boxes (28 drawings), some col, 77 x 55 cm. or smaller; 3 boxes (28 drawings), some col, 77 x 55 cm. or smaller
Stage designer Will Steven Armstrong (1930-1969) was born in New Orleans. He was a graduate of Louisiana State University and served in the U.S. Air Force in Korea. Armstrong received a Master's Degree from Yale University in 1957. After working... more
Du Bois, Raoul Pène, 1914-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-223
4 boxes (ca. 290 drawings), col. 52 x 38 cm or smaller; 4 boxes (ca. 290 drawings), col. 52 x 38 cm or smaller
Set and costume designer Raoul Pène Du Bois (1914-1985) was born on Staten Island, New York. His career began in his teens and spanned some six decades, during which he designed for theater, film, dance, and other live productions. Du Bois... more
Bottari, Michael
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1996-037
.1 linear feet. (1 portfolio)
Costume designers, Michael Bottari and Ronald Case. Collection consists of ten color laser prints of costume designs for the 1995 revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical State Fair.
Kim, Willa
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2003-025
11 drawings in 1 box
Willa Kim, costume designer, was nominated for a Tony Award in 1989 for her work on this production. Consists of color copies of eleven sheets of costume designs for the musical LEGS DIAMOND that opened at Broadway's Mark Hellinger Theatre on... more
Stratford Festival (Ont.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1996-051
1 portfolio (28 designs), 32 cm; 1 portfolio (28 designs), 32 cm
Canadian theater festival specializing in productions of Shakespeare. Consists of 28 costume designs, all color prints, from a variety of productions, Shakespearean and non. The drawings are identified with the name and date of production, the... more
Ter-Arutunian, Rouben, 1920-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2001-073C
3 drawings mounted together, color; 3 drawings mounted together, color
Rouben Ter-Arutunian, set and costume designer. His entire career was in the United States. Three original costume designs, in ink and watercolor, with character names given, signed with the initial R. Two of the individual images are 3.5 x 8 in.... more
Ludlam, Charles
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-003
11.7 linear feet (28 boxes)
Charles Ludlam, actor, director, and playwright, was born April 12, 1943. He began his career in 1966 with the PlayHouse of the Ridiculous, both as a performer and playwright. Artistic differences caused Ludlam to leave and form his own company,... more
Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2004-006
2 drawings in 1 box, color, ca. 14" x 19"; 2 drawings in 1 box, color, ca. 14" x 19"
Cecil Beaton, theatrical designer, won the 1960 Tony Award for costume design for his work on SARATOGA. He was also nominated for best scenic designer for the same production. Consists of two drawings in water color, signed, of three costumes for... more
Jacobs, Sally, 1932-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2005-010
10 drawings (1 box), color, 38 x 45 cm; 10 drawings (1 box), color, 38 x 45 cm
Sally Jacobs, costume designer. Ten original designs in ink and watercolor with paper cutouts and fabric swatches attached, mounted and signed by Sally Jacobs for a production of ANTIGONE directed by Joseph Chaikin at the Public Theater's... more
Burlingame, Lloyd
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2001-021
6 drawings (in 1 box), color, 55 x 72 cm; 6 drawings (in 1 box), color, 55 x 72 cm
Lloyd Burlingame, designer for the theater. Consists of six designs in watercolor and ink for the following productions of the Association of Producing Artists: three signed costume designs for TWELFTH NIGHT and one unsigned set design for each of... more
Hurry, Leslie, 1909-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 1998-054
4 drawings, col, 30 x 46 cm. and smaller; 4 drawings, col, 30 x 46 cm. and smaller
Leslie Hurry (1909-1978), costume designer. Consists of four original designs in ink with color highlights, signed by Hurry. Three drawings, including one sheet with two different designs, were made for the 1966 production of THE LAST TSAR in... more
Greenwood, Jane
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 1999-028
16 drawings (in 1 box), color, 9.5 x 14 in.; 16 drawings (in 1 box), color, 9.5 x 14 in.
Jane Greenwood, costume designer. Consists of sixteen costume designs in pencil and watercolor for the play WEDDING BAND by Alice Childress. Signed with initials JG, the drawings include fabric swatches and pencilled notes.
Ayers, Lemuel, 1915-1955
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1991-022
2 boxes (18 paintings), col, 60 x 88 cm; 2 boxes (18 paintings), col, 60 x 88 cm
Award winning designer of sets and costumes and a theatrical producer, Lemuel Ayers had a brief but brilliant career with extensive Broadway credits including HIGH BUTTON SHOES and OKLAHOMA! He was born in New York City and received a degree in... more
Sznajderman, Marius, 1926-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2011-204
5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Marius Sznadjerman was born in Paris in 1926. He escaped to Spain with his parents in 1942, moving to Venezuela where he attended the School of Fine Arts in Caracas. After moving to the United States in 1949, Sznajderman studied at Columbia... more
Living Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2011-253
4 boxes (ca. 346 drawings)
The Living Theatre, founded by Judith Malina and Julian Beck in 1947, produced avant-garde plays performed in New York theaters until 1963, when they were shut down by the IRS for failing to pay taxes. After a worldwide tour, the Living Theatre... more
Motley, pseud
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2012-003
2 boxes (93 drawings)
Motley is the corporate name of sisters Margaret Harris (1904-2000) and Sophie Harris (1900-1966), and Elizabeth Montgomery Wilmot (1902-1993), who designed sets and costumes for theatre, opera, ballet and motion pictures from 1932 to 1976 in... more
Boyt, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-024
2 lnear feet (4 boxes)
Designer, producer and writer, John Boyt (1921-1983) was born in Newark, New Jersey. From the 1940s to the early 1980s, Boyt designed costumes, sets, and occasionally lighting, for theater, dance, opera, television, and film. His credits include... more
Powell, Gabriel M., 1902-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8MWEZ+++29440
7 paintings
Gabriel M. Powell, artist and designer was born in 1902. His early career, in the 1930's, was in dance where he worked as a dancer and designer for the Gluck-Sandor Ballet Theatre. Among the company were such noted dancers as Klarna Pinska, Jose... more
Edwards, Ben, 1916-1999
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2015-022
26.52 linear feet (47 boxes, 3 volumes, 33 oversized folders, 20 tubes)
Ben Edwards (1916-1999) was an American scenic designer and art director, and occasional lighting designer, costume designer, and producer, working in theatre, industrial shows, film, and television. The Ben Edwards designs and papers (1884-1999,... more
Dodger Costumes Limited
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2005-008
43.51 linear feet (104 boxes)
Dodger Costumes Ltd. was a theatrical costume company in New York from 1998 to 2005. The Dodger Costume Bibles consist of costume bibles created by costume designers and assistants working on plays and musicals produced by Dodger Theatricals and... more
Bernstein, Aline, 1881-1955
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-026
6 linear feet (8 boxes)
Aline Bernstein (1882-1955), New York City designer for theater, opera and dance performances from 1920s to 1950s, began her career designing for productions at the Neighborhood Playhouse, and later on for Broadway, operas and dance productions.... more
Sobotka, Ruth
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2012-005
2 boxes (ca. 71 drawings)
Designer, dancer and actress, Ruth A. Sobotka, was born in Vienna in 1925. She emigrated to the United States with her family when she was 14. Sobotka attended the University of Pennsylvania and Carnegie Institute of Technology. She also studied... more
Klotz, Florence
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-028
2.35 linear feet (1 box, 10 volumes)
Florence Klotz (1920-2006) was an American theatrical costume designer. A winner of seven Tony Awards, Klotz is best known for designing costumes for productions directed by Harold Prince, including Follies, A Little Night Music, and On the... more
Cashin, Bonnie
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1966-003
13 boxes (ca. 211 drawings); 20 photographs
Bonnie Cashin was born on Sept. 28, 1908 (published dates vary) in Fresno, California. While still a teenager, she received her first professional assignment for the producers of the Fanchon and Marco dance troupe. Moving with the troupe to New... more
Jeakins, Dorothy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-053
2 boxes (66 drawings, 1 photograph)
Stage, screen and television costume designer, Dorothy Jeakins (1914-1995) was born in San Diego, California. She won a scholarship to the Otis Art Institute, worked for the WPA and Walt Disney Studios. She designed costumes for dozens of films,... more
Malinka, Bella
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 143
3 linear feet (5 boxes)
This collection documents the teaching career of Bella Malinka, dance educator, choreographer and dancer, who taught at New York’s School of the Performing Arts from 1949 to 1981.
Mann, Theodore
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2005-005
457.73 linear feet (754 boxes)
Documenting the history of the Off-Broadway theater company Circle in the Square and two of its founders, Paul Libin and Theodore Mann, this collection consists of material relating to Circle in the Square's produced works, development material... more
Enters, Angna, 1897-1989
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 158
158 boxes
Angna Enters was a dancer and mime, a painter and writer. She developed nearly 300 separate characters for her touring Theater of Angna Enters from 1928-1960. She was a well-known artist and sculptor. Enters designed and... more
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