Found 19 collections related to Modern dance -- United States

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
Mitcheltree, Anne
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
1.05 linear feet (3 boxes)
Anne Mitcheltree is a modern dancer and New York City-based dance therapist. This collection documents Mitcheltree's personal life and professional career with personal correspondence, writings and articles related to dance therapy, press... 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
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
Hill, Martha, 1900-1995
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 264
5.71 linear feet (14 boxes)
Martha Hill (1900-1995) was one of the most influential dance instructors of the 20th century and the first director of the Juilliard Dance Division. Janet Mansfield Soares worked with Martha Hill as a student, colleague, and teacher of dance... 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.
Brown, Beverly, d. 2002
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 195
7 linear feet (14 boxes)
The Beverly Brown Papers document the career of Beverly Brown, dancer, choreographer, teacher and writer. The material dates from 1955-2000 and includes professional correspondence, programs, scores, photographs, clippings, video logs,... more
Lynn, Carol, 1893-1987
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 209
6.4 linear feet (17 boxes)
The Carol Lynn Papers document the career of the dancer, educator and administrative director of Jacob's Pillow, Carol Lynn. The papers consist of a selection of photographs, programs, promotional material, a limited amount of correspondence and... more
Lippincott, Gertrude Lawton
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 114
.5 linear feet (18 folders in 1 box)
Description: Memoirs and writings
Hill, Martha, 1900-1995
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 200
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
Martha Hill, a pioneer in the field of dance instruction, served as the first director of dance at The Juilliard School from 1951 until 1985. She mentored several generations of important dancers and choreographers through her teaching and work... more
Solomons, Gus
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 214
7 linear feet (16 boxes)
Gus Solomons Jr. is a dancer, choreographer, teacher, and writer. Solomons was a soloist in the dance companies of Donald McKayle, Pearl Lang, Martha Graham and, most notably, Merce Cunningham. Solomons formed his own troupe, The Solomons... more
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 419
36.93 linear feet (56 boxes, 17 volumes, 8 oversized folders)
Ted Shawn (1891-1972) was an American dancer, choreographer, educator, and founder of Jacob's Pillow, an internationally renowned dance education center and performance space. With Ruth St. Denis, he created the Denishawn School of Dance, the... more
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 18-3055
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Photographs of Ruth Page comprise forty 11" x 14" black and white photographs of the iconic dancer and choreographer from circa 1930 to 1950 by photographer Maurice Seymour. The photographs depict Page in character from her various... more
Saeko Ichinohe and Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 467
28.43 linear feet (67 boxes, 1 volume); 21.73 gb (7,547 computer files)
Saeko Ichinohe (born 1936) was the founder, choreographer, and a dancer of the Saeko Ichinohe Dance Company, which she created in 1970. The Company merged traditional Japanese movement, music, and costumes with modern Western movement. The... more
Roberts, Hyla (1917-2001)
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 485
0.21 linear feet (1 container)
Hyla Roberts (1917-2001) was an American modern dancer who performed with noted modern dance choreographer Doris Humphrey from 1930 to 1934. The Hyla Roberts collection documents Roberts's brief dance career through correspondence, photographs,... more
Highwater, Jamake
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1395
54.2 linear feet (97 boxes, 2 folders)
Jamake Highwater (born circa. 1930) was the director and choreographer for the San Francisco Contemporary Dancers from 1954 to 1967, and a rock music journalist and travel writer from the late 1960s through the mid-1970s. From 1975 on, he was been... more
Clark, Nathan M.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 464
8.01 linear feet (21 boxes, 1 volume)
Nathan Middleton Clark (1916 – 2011), was a British shoe manufacturer for C. & J. Clark International, Ltd., his family's company. During the 1960s, Clark decided to move to New York City where he became a friend and financial supporter for the... 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
Gamso, Marjorie
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 481
0.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
Marjorie Gamso (1944-2011) was a choreographer, dancer, and founder of The Energy Crisis dance group. Gamso took dance classes at the 92nd Street Y, earned a B.A. in anthropology from Columbia University (1968), and presented her first dance,... more
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