Found 16 collections related to Women dancers -- United States -- 20th century

Scott, Judith, 1937-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 469
1.78 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Judith Scott (circa 1937-) is a dancer, choreographer, and educator who co-founded Dance Incorporated Chicago and founded her own dance company in New York City. The Judith Scott photographs date from circa 1957 to 1993 and document Scott's... more
Grassi, Amata
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 160
4.25 linear feet (7 boxes)
The Amata B. Grassi Papers document the personal life and professional career of the early twentieth-century dancer. The collection contains correspondence and personal papers; performance notes; newspaper and magazine clippings; two of her... 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.
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
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.
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.
Kinch, Myra
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 205
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Myra Kinch papers contain handwritten choreographic notes, photographs, and scores relating to the career of noted choreographer and dancer, Myra Kinch.
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
Scott, Judith, 1937-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 183
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
Judith Scott was a founding member along with Gus Giordano of Dance Inc.-Chicago. She was also an educator, teaching Modern Dance at the University of Jamaica in the West Indies, Northwestern University and Barnard College. Scott also formed... more
Sherman, Jane, 1908-2010
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 193
13 linear feet (31 Boxes)
Jane Sherman was the youngest dancer in the Denishawn group that toured the Far East 1925-1926. In later years she helped reconstruct those early dances. She also was an author of dance books.
Pinska, Klarna
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 141
3.5 linear feet (8 boxes)
Klarna Pinska was a dancer, instructor and choreographer who studied under Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn at the Denishawn School in California and New York. She studied further under Charles Weidman and Doris Humphrey. Pinska was committed to... more
Holm, Hanya, 1893-1992
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 136
19 linear feet
Papers documenting the professional life of dancer, teacher, and choreographer Hanya Holm. Bulk dates, 1931-1980, cover her teaching at the New York Wigman School of the Dance, the Hanya Holm Studio, and Colorado College and her choreography for... 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
Koner, Pauline
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 138
28.5 linear feet (48 boxes)
Pauline Koner, one of America’s foremost modern dance choreographers and performers, trained with Michel Fokine, Michio Ito and Yeichi Nimura. She created works for stage shows at New York City's Roxy Theater, for ice shows, and for television... 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
Erdman, Jean
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 170
36 linear feet (66 boxes)
The Jean Erdman Papers document the professional life of Jean Erdman Campbell, a dancer, choreographer, and dance instructor. Materials date from the late 1930s to the mid-1990s, and cover the early stages of her career as well as productions... more
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