Found 14 collections related to Dance companies -- United States

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
American Negro Ballet Company
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 519
1 folder
The American Negro Ballet Company scrapbook consists of news clippings and programs about the company founded by Eugene von Grona. Included are reviews of its performances in New York City and in Brighton, England in 1937 and 1938, are programs... more
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
Hodes, Stuart
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 385
1.05 linear feet (3 boxes)
Stuart Hodes was a dancer, teacher, and a dance panelist for the National Endowment of the Arts. The Stuart Hodes papers hold his National Endowment of the Arts dance panel books for the years 1974 to 1976.
Bywaters, Mary
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 368
1.47 linear feet (4 boxes)
Mary Bywaters was a pianist and supporter of the arts from Dallas, Texas. The Mary Bywaters collection of Texas Arts material (1961-1985) contains files from Dallas arts booster groups and companies, as well as programs and photographs documenting... more
Seckler, Beatrice
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 284
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Beatrice Seckler (1911-2002) was a professional dancer with a performance and teaching career that spanned over 40 years. The Beatrice Seckler papers contain programs, clippings, correspondences photographs, scripts, letters and other personal... more
Limón, José
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 95-5500
Personal photograph files of José Limón and Pauline Lawrence Limón.
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
Cunningham Dance Foundation
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 351
141.69 linear feet (316 boxes, 41 tubes); 116.1 Gigabytes (11663 computer files)
Merce Cunningham (1919-2009) was a dancer, choreographer, and founder of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. The Cunningham Dance Foundation (CDF) was established in 1964 to support the company and advance Cunningham's work. The Merce Cunningham... more
Cunningham, Merce
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 196
43 linear feet (84 boxes)
Merce Cunningham (1919-2009) was a choreographer. He started his career as a dancer with Martha Graham's company, and then left to start his own company. The company, which was created over 60 years ago, is now closed. The collection brings... 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
Goldberg, Jane, 1948-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 497
7.72 linear feet (19 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Changing Times Tap Dancing Company collection documents the activities and contributions put forward by its founder Jane Goldberg. Since 1979 Goldberg has preserved, promoted, and performed the dance form while paying respect to its most... more
Foreman, Laura, 1936-2001
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 472
1.34 linear feet (4 boxes)
Laura Foreman (1937-2001) was a dancer, choreographer, founder of the Laura Foreman Dance Company and director of dance at the New School. John Watts (1929-1982) was an American composer, pioneer of electronic music, and director of The New... more
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane and Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 477
77.57 linear feet (171 boxes, 22 tubes, 3 oversized folders)
The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, established in 1982 by dancer/choreographers Bill T. Jones (1952-) and Arnie Zane (1948-1988) has performed worldwide in over 200 cities in 40 countries. The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company records... more
Kinberg, Judy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 439
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
Judy Kinberg is a producer, director and recipient of multiple Primetime Emmys mainly for her work on PBS's Great Performances, Dance in America. The Judy Kinberg PBS Dance in America collection, dated 1975 to 2010,... more
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