Found 103 collections related to Choreographers

Martin, Elizabeth T.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2005-023
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Elizabeth Martin was the choreographer for Riot, an experimental dramatic production about racial tension in the United States that was performed by the OM Players and directed by Julie Portman. more
Diaz, Paul Timothy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 118
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
The papers document the professional career of Paul Diaz in the early 1990s.
Bolender, Todd
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 149
1 box (10 folders)
Todd Bolender was born Feb. 27, 1914 in Canton, Ohio and settled in New York City in 1936 where he studied with Hanya Holm. Lincoln Kirstein and George Balanchine recruited him for their first company, the American Ballet. Kirstein asked him to... more
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 14
128 items (22 folders)
American dancer and choreographer. Letters from Shawn to dancer-teacher La Meri (Russell Meriwether Hughes).
Johnson, Helen A.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 599
15.7 linear feet (46 hollinger boxes)
The Helen Armstead-Johnson Miscellaneous Theater Collections (HAJMTC) are formed by over two hundred file-folder level collections (1 to 3 file folders per personality/event). The collections contain information dating from the mid-19th century to... more
Brenner, Janis
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 424
1.22 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Janis Brenner papers date from 1960 to 2012 and document her career as a dancer, singer, choreographer, and dance company leader. The collection includes promotional material; photographs; clippings; correspondence; and files pertaining to her... more
Tudor, Antony, 1908-1987
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 445
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Antony Tudor (1908-1987) was a professional dancer, choreographer, and teacher. Before coming to the United States, he danced with Marie Rambert's Ballet Club, where he met his life partner, Hugh Laing. It was also at Rambert's where he met the... more
Rinker, Kenneth
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 386
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Kenneth Rinker is an American choreographer and dancer. The Kenneth Rinker papers (1977-1997) document Rinker's career from 1965 to 1988 through programs, fliers, clippings, and publicity photographs.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZRC 05-3716
27 boxes
The collection contains programs for performances and reviewers' information files for performers, dance companies, festivals, and topics (e.g. AIDS) from the offices of Dance magazine in New York, N.Y. Most information is from 1980's and 1990's;... more
Kovich, Robert
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 471
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Robert Kovich (1950-1991) was a dancer and choreographer. He danced with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company for eight years before leaving to work on his own choreography. In the 1980s, Kovich performed, choreographed, and taught dance in New York... more
Chong, Ping
Billy Rose Theatre Division | LPA Mss 2009-001
24.85 linear feet (64 boxes); 958 mb (822 computer files)
Ping Chong (1946- ) is an interdisciplinary theatre director, writer, choreographer, videographer and installation artist. The Ping Chong Archive, dating from 1971 to 2008, documents his creative and production process. It holds scripts;... 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
Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury, 1930-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 311
3.19 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury collection contains a partial autobiography, family photographs, publicity, career related photographs, printed matter, and some correspondence relating to the life and career of Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury (1930-2003) an... 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
Sanders, Job, 1929-2008
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 359
4.9 linear feet (13 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Job Sanders papers date from 1946 to 2008 and document the ballet dancer and choreographer's career through photographs, programs, articles, and choreographic notes.
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
Gluck-Sandor, Senia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 353
.48 linear feet (2 boxes)
Gluck Sandor (1899-1978), aka Senia Gluck-Sandor, was an American dancer, actor, mime, producer, painter, and teacher. The Gluck Sandor papers date from 1922 to 1999 and document the career of Gluck Sandor, particularly his work during the 1920s... more
Segal, Edith, 1902-1997
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 355
3.91 linear feet (10 boxes, 2 oversized folders)
Edith Segal (1902-1997) was an American choreographer, song writer, and poet. Her work examined issues such as workers' rights and racial equality through a socialist lens. The Edith Segal papers (1915-1991) document her involvement in progressive... more
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
Lehmann-Barclay, Lucie
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 370
.42 linear feet (1 box); 4.93 mb (168 computer files)
Lucie Lehmann-Barclay is a soprano and dance scholar who compiled "The Bournonville Operas: A Bibliographic Guide" in 1998. The Lucie Lehmann-Barclay research collection holds files used to compile the database, as well as printouts of the... more
Johnson, Carole Y.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 313
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Carole Y. Johnson Aboriginal Dance portfolios hold documents relating to her work as an activist, art director, choreographer and dancer. Johnson, of African-American descent, developed Aboriginal Islanders dance programs through the Black... more
Maen, Norman, 1932-2008
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
2.28 linear feet (4 boxes, 6 oversized folders)
Norman Maen (1932-2008) was a choreographer, director, and dancer from Ballymena, Northern Ireland. The Norman Maen papers date from 1961 to 1996 and include choreographic notes, correspondence, photographs, programs, and reviews of Maen's work in... more
White, Franklin, 1923-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 452
1.93 linear feet (5 boxes)
Franklin White (née Peter Franklin White 1923-2013), was a dancer in the Ballet Rambert, and principal dancer in two ballet companies, the Sadler's Wells Ballet and The Royal Ballet. He was also a mime, teacher, and choreographer. The Franklin... 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
Reiter-Soffer, Domy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S)*MGZMD 324
1.3 linear feet (3 boxes)
Domy Reiter-Soffer (b. 1950, Tel Aviv) is a choreographer, actor, director, dancer, painter, and stage designer working for ballet, opera, musical, and play productions as well as television and film. The Domy Reiter-Soffer papers (1964-2008)... more
Korff, William
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 361
1.76 linear feet (5 boxes)
Sophie Maslow was a choreographer and dancer. The Sophie Maslow research materials were compiled by William Korff in preparation of a biography of Maslow. The collection contains clippings, photographs, programs, promotional material, a scrapbook,... more
Wiener, Nina
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 396
.46 linear feet (2 boxes)
Nina Wiener is an American dancer and choreographer. The Nina Wiener papers contain design materials, scores, photographs and clippings documenting Wiener's works Wind Devil (1983), Fierce... more
Lowen, Sharon
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 459
1.78 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Sharon Lowen papers date from 1970 to the 2000s and document the career of Sharon Lowen, an American-born performer and choreographer of classical Indian dance. The collection includes newspaper and magazine clippings; programs and... more
Briane, Mirielle
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 433
2.26 linear feet (1 box, 2 volumes)
Oleg Briansky (1929-) is a dancer, choreographer, teacher, and artistic director, born in Belgium to Russian parents. Mireille Briane is a French dancer, choreographer, teacher, and artistic director. Both have worked in the United States since... 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
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