Found 21 collections related to Choreography

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
Andersen, Marion
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 289
11.3 linear feet (27 boxes, 1 tube)
Marion Andersen (1924-2002) was a modern dancer, choreographer, and instructor. The Marion Andersen papers, dated 1930 to 2002, document her choreography work; creation of dance departments and performing companies at Utah State University and the... 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
Kosloff, Alexis
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 342
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Alexis Kosloff (circa 1888-1983) was a dancer, instructor, writer, and choreographer. The Alexis Kosloff papers (1905-1951) hold sheet music, photographs, programs, publications, promotional materials, writings, clippings, and correspondence... more
Fibich, Felix
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 364
1.55 linear feet (5 boxes)
Felix Fibich (1917-2014) was a Polish-American classical and modern dancer, choreographer, actor, and instructor best known for his expertise in Jewish traditional dances. Fibich often danced with his wife Judith Berg Fibich (1912-1992), who... 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
Soares, Janet Mansfield
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 270
3.36 linear feet (8 boxes)
Janet Mansfield Soares is a dancer, choreographer, teacher, and author. The Janet Mansfield Soares papers document her professional life, with a focus on her choreography and research. Materials consist of choreographic notes, teaching materials,... 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
Hoving, Lucas
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 269
2.35 linear feet (6 boxes)
Lucas Hoving (1912 - 2000) was a modern dancer, choreographer and teacher. The Lucas Hoving papers document the professional and personal life of the noted dancer and choreographer with a focus on Hoving's choreography.
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
Solov, Zachary, 1923-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 261
8.72 linear feet (25 boxes)
Zachary Solov (1923-2004) was a dancer and choreographer who spent many years as the ballet master at the Metropolitan Opera. The Zachary Solov papers (1870-2005) contain programs, notes, photographs, posters, scrapbooks and personal materials... 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.
Cunningham Dance Foundation
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 351
141.69 linear feet (316 boxes, 41 tubes); 116.1 Gigabytes (11663 computer files)
Merce Cunningham (1919-2009) was a dancer, choreographer, and founder of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. The Cunningham Dance Foundation (CDF) was established in 1964 to support the company and advance Cunningham's work. The Merce Cunningham... more
Newport, Cynthia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 465
5.54 linear feet (14 boxes); 88.63 gb (3,647 computer files)
The Cynthia Newport Dance Cuba archive contains materials related to the production of the documentary film, Dance Cuba, which was produced and co-directed by Cynthia Newport. The collection consists of administrative... more
Bindig, Susan
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 441
1.68 linear feet (4 boxes)
Wendy Hilton was a choreographer, dancer, instructor, researcher, and author specializing in Baroque dance. Her papers contain files related to her dance performance and teaching career; her early life in England; and her research files and plans... 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
Spalding, Murray
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 486
4.75 linear feet (10 containers); 526.7 megabytes (90 files)
Murray Spalding (1944-2010) was an American choreographer, dancer, and teacher most known for her spiritually evocative Mandala dance series. The Murray Spalding papers date from about 1953 to 2011 and outline her career... 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
Nanette Bearden Contemporary Dance Theatre
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 466
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Nanette Bearden Contemporary Dance Theatre was a non-profit dance company that supported and promoted the work of dancers, choreographers, and theatre artists of color. The company's records date from 1976 to 2007, and consist of... more
Saddler, Donald
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 293
37.69 linear feet (93 boxes)
Donald Saddler was a choreographer, director, and dancer in the disciplines of film, stage, ballet, and opera. The Donald Saddler papers contain materials from 1920 to 2010 that document Saddler's professional life, including correspondence,... more
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