Found 22 collections related to Choreographers -- United States

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.
Halprin, Anna
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
1.42 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume)
Anna Halprin, an American dancer known for her innovative and experimental technique, is a leading figure of the postmodern dance movement. This collection documents the artist's career with print materials, press clippings, biographies, San... more
Beard, Richard
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 410
4.09 linear feet (3 boxes, 4 volumes)
Richard "Dick" Beard was a ballet dancer and choreographer. The Richard Beard papers contain programs, photographs, correspondence, and scrapbooks.
Blair, Fredrika Tuttle
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 322
1.93 linear feet (5 boxes)
Fredrika Blair Hastings (formerly Fredrika Tuttle Blair),1918-1990, published the biography Isadora, Portrait of the Artist as a Woman (McGraw-Hill, 1986). The biography was the culmination of thirty years of research on Isadora Duncan (1877-1927)... more
Maslow, Sophie
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 372
1.89 linear feet (5 boxes)
Sophie Maslow was an American choreographer and dancer. The Sophie Maslow papers contain programs, photographs, flyers, scripts, choreographic notes, and clippings documenting Maslow's career as a dancer and choreographer.
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
Dollar, William
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 259
8.06 linear feet (20 boxes)
William Dollar (1907-1986) was an American ballet dancer, choreographer, and ballet master associated with numerous American companies for more than 30 years. Yvonne Patterson, (1910-2010) was an original Balanchine ballerina and dance teacher.... 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
Field, Ronald, 1934-1989
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 296
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Ronald Field was a dancer and choreographer. Documenting Field's professional career, his papers contain correspondence, photographs, programs, reviews and scripts relating to his various projects and performances.
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
Martha Graham Dance Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 290
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Martha Graham Dance Company has remained a leader in the development of contemporary dance since its founding in 1926. The Martha Graham Dance Company Tour records (1941-1957) document specific venues and American tours from 1942 to 1950, as... more
Ross, Bertram, 1920-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 219
18 linear feet (46 boxes)
Bertram Ross was the principal male dancer of the Martha Graham Dance Company from 1957-1973. His later career was as a choreographer, teacher and singer. Materials include correspondence, photographs and clippings.
George Balanchine Foundation
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 146
42 boxes
Popular Balanchine Dossiers document the Paris and London revues, Broadway work, and London and Hollywood films choreographed by George Balanchine, 1929-1954. This collection includes research by 20 principal researchers and includes binders with... more
Marsicano, Merle
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S)*MGZMD 308
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Merle Marsicano (1903-1983) was an avant-garde dancer and choreographer. The Merle Marsicano papers hold choreographic notes, correspondence, publicity materials, and writings that reflect her 30 year career.
Gordon, David, 1936-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 480
34.75 linear feet (82 boxes); 2.8 megabytes (56 computer files)
David Gordon is a choreographer, dancer, and founder of the Pickup Performance Company. Gordon's papers date from 1957 to 2017, and chronicle his dance career through photographs, programs, press clippings, flyers, and administrative files.
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
Feldman, Anita, 1951-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 496
5.43 linear feet (13 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Anita Feldman is a choreographer, teacher, and dancer best known for her innovative work in Tap and close collaborations with composers. The Anita Feldman Tap collection documents her professional life, including the dance company she founded,... 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
Meehan, Nancy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 482
11.21 linear feet (25 boxes)
Nancy Catherine Meehan (1931-2016), was a choreographer, dancer and founder of the Nancy Meehan Dance Company in New York City. The collection, dated 1953 to 2011, reflects the creative process of Meehan's contemporary dance techniques.
Perryman, Al
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 355
1.6 linear feet
Al Perryman, African American dancer, choreographer and instructor, studied ballet, modern, jazz, tap and African dance. Born in Monroe, Louisiana in 1945, he grew up in New York City. Perryman began dancing at age three and made his television... more
Peterson, Kirk A.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 365
2.64 linear feet (8 boxes)
Kirk Peterson is an American dancer, teacher, and choreographer. The Kirk Peterson papers hold awards; correspondence; press releases; writings; and ballet company, theater, and workshop files. There are also family papers detailing Peterson's... more
Hinkson, Mary
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 478
3.99 linear feet (10 boxes); 101 megabytes (5 computer files)
Mary De Haven Hinkson (1925 to 2014) was an influential African American dancer, teacher, and choreographer. The collection dates from 1942 to 2012 and contains photographs from Martha Graham Company tours, oral history interview transcripts,... more