Found 95 collections related to Choreographers

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
Morgan, Marion
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 374
.52 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Marion Morgan was a choreographer, dancer, and writer. The Marion Morgan papers (1909-1930s) contain Morgan's writings, including articles about dance and film, and scenarios and scripts for dances, films, and plays. The collection also contains a... more
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
Neill, Jeffery K.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-016
8.2 linear feet (19 boxes, 2 oversized folders)
Jeffery K. Neill, born John Neal Phillips, is an American director and choreographer for Off-Broadway, regional, summer stock, and community theater. The Jeffery K. Neill papers date from 1938 to 1995 and contain production files and personal... 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.
Dafora, Asadata, 1890-1965
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 48
Correspondence mainly addressed to Dafora from friends, business associates, and promotional agents; some express his continued association with Sierra Leone. Also, personal papers, autobiographical sketch written in 1960, agreements, contracts,... more
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).
Zali, Lila, 1918-2003
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 256
1.76 linear feet (5 boxes)
Lila Zali, born Elizaveta Borisova Zalipskaya (1918-2003), was a ballerina, educator, choreographer, and founder of Ballet Pacifica. The Lila Zali papers (1898-2003) document her life as a dancer from her childhood until retirement through... more
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
Baker, Kent, 1947-1994
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 287
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
Kent Baker was the founder and choreographer of A Baker's Half Dozen, the first modern dance company based in Brooklyn, New York. The papers document the professional career of the choreographer and include the records of his company, his master's... 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
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
Highwater, Jamake.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1395
54.2 linear feet (96 boxes, 2 folders)
Jamake Highwater (b. ca. 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
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
Gennaro, Peter
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 198
12 linear feet (17 boxes)
The Peter Gennaro Papers consist of dancer, dance teacher and choreographer Peter Gennaro’s production materials, such as scripts, correspondence, audition and production notes, and musical scores of numbers which were choreographed by Peter... more
Szilard, Paul, 1912-2013
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 172
1.2 linear feet (43 folders)
Professional papers of dancer, choreographer, impresario Paul Szilard.
Strauss, Sara Mildred, 1896-1979
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 169
4.5 linear feet (9 boxes)
The Sara Mildred Strauss Papers document the professional life of this twentieth-century dance instructor, choreographer, and writer. This collection contains correspondence, professional papers, drafts of her writings, drawings, clippings,... 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
Kinch, Myra
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 205
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Myra Kinch papers contain handwritten choreographic notes, photographs, and scores relating to the career of noted choreographer and dancer, Myra Kinch.
Scott, Judith, 1937-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 183
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
Judith Scott was a founding member along with Gus Giordano of Dance Inc.-Chicago. She was also an educator, teaching Modern Dance at the University of Jamaica in the West Indies, Northwestern University and Barnard College. Scott also formed... more
Skipper, William
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 185
17 linear feet (38 boxes)
William "Billy" Skipper was a dancer, choreographer and filmmaker. Skipper danced with all the greats of Broadway in the 1940s and 1950s. He choreographed for musical theater throughout the United States. Skipper produced two films, one about the... more
Enters, Angna, 1897-1989
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 101
Personal and business correspondence. The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence with agents, publishers, galleries, theaters, colleges and individuals. Contracts are filed under the respective agencies. The second series includes personal... more
Carlisle Project
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 272
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Founded by Barbara Weisberger in 1984, the Carlisle Project was a center for the professional development of choreographers and dancers based in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Documenting selected aspects of the Carlisle Project from 1984-1998, the... more
Crane, Frederick
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 273
.38 linear feet (1 box)
In the late 1930s, the New York City based Theatre Dance Company sought to express modern times through a wide range of dance subjects. The Frederick Crane collection of Theatre Dance Company materials (1889-1937) contains such a range of... more
Mordkin, Mikhail, 1881-1944
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 98
4 document boxes 237 items in 72 folders
The papers of Mikhail Mordkin cover the period from circa 1885 to 1979, the year of his wife's death. They pertain to both his family life and professional career. The bulk of the collection consists of official and... more
Bull, Richard
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZMD 147
17 linear feet (34 boxes)
Papers documenting the professional life of dancer, teacher, choreographer and arts administrator, Richard Niles Bull. Bulk dates, 1964-1998, include his work as teacher and administrator at New York University, the State University of New York at... more
Greco, José
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 112
48 linear feet (302 folders
The papers primarily document the administrative roles José Greco filled as director of Spanish dance companies and as head of the José Greco Foundation for Hispanic Dance.
Toscanini, Walter, 1898-1971
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 216
80 linear feet (72 boxes)
The Cia Fornaroli and Walter Toscanini Papers document the careers of a wife and husband, both in the field of dance. Fornaroli was a prima ballerina, choreographer, teacher and director, and Walter Toscanini was a dance historian, collector and... 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