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Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 449
.82 linear feet (1 box, 7 volumes)
Mary Wigman (1886-1973) was a German dancer, teacher, and choreographer. She is recognized as one of the founders of modern dance, and as a pioneer of expressionist dance. Her early performances were silent or danced with percussion only. The... more
Michel, Artur
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 350
2.73 linear feet (7 boxes)
Artur Michel (1883-1946) was a dance critic and historian. The Artur Michel papers, Additions (1922-1947) contain research materials, manuscripts, and articles on dance criticism and dance history. Materials are chiefly in German and English.
Thimey, Erika, 1910-2006
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 397
3.93 linear feet (6 boxes, 3 volumes)
Erika Thimey (1910-2006) was a modern dancer, choreographer, and founder of the Children's Dance Theatre touring group, which presented modern dance in a child-friendly format. The Erika Thimey papers hold correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks,... more
Espenak, Liljan
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 331
4.45 linear feet (11 boxes)
Liljan Espenak (1905-1988) was a dancer, instructor, dance therapist and author. Espenak was born in Norway. During the 1920s, she moved to Berlin to study under Mary Wigman. Espenak established her own dance school in Berlin. In the 1930s,... 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
Wigman, Mary, 1886-1973
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 300
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Mary Wigman is considered to be one of the founders of the modern dance movement. Her school in Dresden, Germany trained several dancers including Pola Nirenska, Harald Kreutzberg, and Hanya Holm. Nirenska toured with the Wigman troupe in the... more
Wolfe, Katharine
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 188
7.71 linear feet (19 boxes)
The Katharine Wolfe Papers primarily document the work of the Seattle Public Schools dance teacher and administrator on an unpublished dance history book, The Concert Dance, begun during the summer of 1942 and completed... more
Wigman, Mary, 1886-1973
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 16
544 items in 82 s
Mary Wigman, German modern dancer and choreographer, was born Mary Wiegmann, November 13, 1886 in Hanover. She trained first with Emile Jaques-Dalcroze in Hellerau and Dresden and later with Rudolf von Laban in Anscona, Switzerland and in Munich.... more
Wigman, Mary, 1886-1973
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 13
91 12 folders items
Mary Wigman, German modern dancer and choreographer, was born Mary Wiegmann, November 13, 1886 in Hanover. She trained first with Emile Jaques-Dalcroze in Hellerau and Dresden and later with Rudolf von Laban in Anscona, Switzerland and in Munich.... more
Limón, José
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *ZBD-510 (Microfilm)
664 folders and 21 boxes
The José Limón Papers mainly document the personal life of the Limóns during the 1930s and 1940s and the professional life of the Limóns from the 1940s until... 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
Sorell, Walter, 1905-1997
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 189
.25 linear feet (1 box)
This collection contains noted dance critic Walter Sorell's research files on Mary Wigman.
Michel, Artur
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 181
8.36 linear feet (20 boxes)
The Artur Michel Papers primarily document the professional concerns of the German-born dance critic and scholar, who immigrated to the United States after the Nazi rise to power. Michel settled in New York, where he became a reviewer for the... more
Schindler, Ewald, 1891-1948
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-014
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Ewald Schindler (1891-1948) was a German-born actor, director, and producer of theatre and opera. After fleeing to Czechoslovakia and Italy during the rise of the Nazis, he immigrated to the United States in 1941, where he became director of the... more
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