Found 37 collections related to Dance -- Study and teaching

Woodruff, Dianne L.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 382
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Dianne Woodruff is a certified movement analyst and educator. The Dianne Woodruff research papers on Juana de Laban (1980-1981) contain correspondence, writings, and a bibliography documenting the creation of a 1981 tribute to Juana de Laban... more
New York Enthusiasts
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 381
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The New York Enthusiasts was an adult continuing education group led by Hans Hacker. The New York Enthusiasts dance files contain Hacker’s correspondence with various dance groups, schools, and presenters arranging for performance tickets,... more
King, Bruce, 1925-1993
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 383
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Bruce King was a modern dancer, choreographer, and teacher. The Bruce King papers hold correspondence, annotated scores, choreographic notes, book reviews, class notes, and other material documenting King's career.
Schorer, Suki
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 409
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Suki Schorer is a ballet dancer, teacher, writer, and producer. The Suki Schorer Balanchine Essays materials contain scripts and shooting schedules used when making the educational videos, which detailed Balanchine's... more
Rogers, Helen Priest
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 389
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Helen Priest Rogers was an authority on dance notation, a co-founder of the Dance Notation Bureau and a pioneer in the use of film to preserve choreography. The Helen Priest Rogers dance files consist of photographs; correspondence; and programs... 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
Haim, Matti
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 337
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Matti Haim (d. 1967) was a Jewish dancer, teacher, and choreographer. The collection dates from 1949 to 1963 and holds essays, book outlines, and manuscript drafts for two of her choreographic compositions, On Chinese Soil, and The Fifth... 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
Zalk, Kayla Kazahn
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 377
2.1 linear feet (5 boxes)
Kayla Zalk (1931-2001) was a dancer, choreographer, teacher, and author. The Kayla Zalk papers, Additions hold organizational files; course material; and notes, research, and writings on Rudolf Laban.
Horosko, Marian
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 384
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Marian Horosko was a dance historian and author. The Marian Horosko writings and research files hold correspondence, research notes, drafts, and photographs used to write her articles Alicia Alonso: The Flower of Cuba... 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
New York School of Ballet
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S)* MGZMD 325
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The New York School of Ballet (incorporated name: American Dance Foundation) and its touring troupe U.S. Terpsichore were founded by married dancers and teachers Richard S. Thomas and Barbara Fallis. The New York School of Ballet/U.S. Terpsichore... more
Kosloff, Alexis
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 342
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Alexis Kosloff (circa 1888-1983) was a dancer, instructor, writer, and choreographer. The Alexis Kosloff papers (1905-1951) hold sheet music, photographs, programs, publications, promotional materials, writings, clippings, and correspondence... more
Fibich, Felix
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 364
1.55 linear feet (5 boxes)
Felix Fibich (1917-2014) was a Polish-American classical and modern dancer, choreographer, actor, and instructor best known for his expertise in Jewish traditional dances. Fibich often danced with his wife Judith Berg Fibich (1912-1992), who... more
Beaman, Jeanne Hays
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 376
1.34 linear feet (4 boxes)
Jeanne Hays Beaman is a dancer, choreographer, and teacher. The Jeanne Hays Beaman papers hold computer dance research material, arts organization files, photographs, programs, awards, correspondence, and scrapbooks.
Polk, Elizabeth
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S)*MGZMD 312
1.68 linear feet (4 boxes)
Elizabeth Polk (1902-2001) was an Austrian-American dancer and dance teacher who is considered one of the pioneers of dance therapy. She was particularly renowned for her work with mentally, physically, and behaviorally disabled children. The... more
Gage, Margaret
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 336
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Betty White collection of Margaret Gage papers (1950-1960) holds notes, sheet music, and dance image plates that belonged to American dance teacher and choreographer Margaret Gage.
Chandler, Joan, 1923-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-140
2.18 linear feet (6 boxes)
Joan Chandler (1923-1979, née Cheeseman) was a dancer and actor who appeared in theater, film, and television in the 1940s and 1950s. She studied dance at the Bennington School of the Arts, and was a member of the Martha Graham Dance Company in... more
New School University
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 371
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The New School ChoreoConcerts were dance presentations designed to offer audiences a cross-section of modern dance approaches and styles. The New School ChoreoConcerts records hold flyers, programs, correspondence, and clippings documenting the... more
Pierce, Rosamond
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 392
1.09 linear feet (3 boxes)
Rosamond Pierce was a dancer and dance teacher working in Massachusetts in the 1930s. The Rosamond Pierce papers (1927-1943) hold choreographic notes, class notes, technique files, scores, and programs documenting Pierce's career as a teacher,... more
Dowd, Irene
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 366
1.68 linear feet (4 boxes)
Irene Dowd is a kinesthetic anatomist, author, and dancer. The Irene Dowd papers hold published and unpublished writings, and notes and data from her work on an imagery and exercise study. There is also material from a course that Dowd taught at... more
Arnest, Barbara M.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 484
1.83 linear feet (3 containers)
Barbara Arnest (1923-2017) was a writer and the editor of The Colorado College Magazine, the college's alumni magazine. Arnest, a long time Colorado Springs resident, worked on an unfinished biography of modern dance... more
American Dance Guild
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 129
7.56 linear feet (18 boxes)
Founded in 1956 as the Guild of Creative Teachers of Children's Dance, the New York City-based American Dance Guild evolved into a non-profit service organization dedicated to uniting the dance community at both the individual and organizational... more
Becque, Don Oscar
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 268
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
This collection documents the professional life of Don Oscar Becque, a dancer, choreographer, director, and teacher of modern dance. Drafts and extensive notes for book projects, essays, course development and individual lessons regarding his work... more
Cohen, Selma Jeanne, 1920-2005
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 258
23.94 linear feet (47 boxes)
Selma Jeanne Cohen (1920-2005) was a pioneering dance historian, writer and educator who helped revolutionize the field of dance research and history. The Selma Jeanne Cohen papers document the intellectual and professional career of this leading... more
Dodge, Shirlee, 1916-2008
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 274
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Shirlee Dodge (1916-2008) was a dancer, choreographer, and instructor who earned degrees in performance and instruction from the Mary Wigman School in Dresden, Germany in 1939. Mary Wigman (1886-1973) was a pioneer dancer, choreographer, and... more
Najan, Nala, 1932-2002
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 288
6.38 linear feet (16 boxes)
Nala Najan (1932-2002) was an American-born dancer, choreographer and writer who specialized in the traditional dances of India. The Nala Najan papers hold correspondence, contracts, diaries, programs, photographs, writings, and other files... more
Green, Ray, 1908-1997
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 299
34.79 linear feet (90 boxes)
May O'Donnell was an American modern dancer and choreographer. Her husband, Ray Green was an American composer who created works for dance companies as well as orchestral, choral, and children's pieces. The May O'Donnell and Ray Green papers... more
Harkarvy, Benjamin
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 199
13 linear feet (19 boxes)
The Benjamin Harkarvy Papers from the 1940s to 2003 cover the academic and professional career of the distinguished dancer and teacher. It contains notes and notebooks, teaching materials, photographs, clippings and publicity material.
Lampkin, Lucy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 208
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Lucy Phelps Lampkin Papers contains newspaper articles, programs, letters, journals, photographs and a scrapbook relating to her career as a teacher in Athens, Georgia, where she directed the Lucy Lampkin School of the Dance and Related Arts,... more