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Allen, Richard James, 1960-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 357
1.95 linear feet (6 boxes)
Richard James Allen (b. 1960) is an Australian poet, dancer, and filmmaker. Dr. Karen Pearlman is an Australian writer, filmmaker, educator, and dancer. They are the founders and present artistic directors of the Australian performing arts... more
American Dance Guild
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 129
7.56 linear feet (18 boxes)
Founded in 1956 as the Guild of Creative Teachers of Children's Dance, the New York City-based American Dance Guild evolved into a non-profit service organization dedicated to uniting the dance community at both the individual and organizational... more
Ames, Jerry
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 404
1.72 linear feet (5 boxes)
Jerry Ames (1930-2011) was an American tap dancer, choreographer, and teacher. The papers document Ames' career as a dancer and teacher, and consist of correspondence, photographs, programs, scores, and scrapbooks.
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
Baronova, Irina
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 276
6.79 linear feet (19 boxes)
Irina Baronova (1919 -2008) was a Russian born ballerina who rose to fame with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and enjoyed a successful career as a dancer, movie star, educator, and writer. The Irina Baronova papers contain correspondence,... more
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 302
13.09 linear feet (34 boxes); 745.9 mb (245 computer files)
Mikhail Baryshnikov (1948- ) is a Russian-American dancer, choreographer and actor. The Mikhail Baryshnikov Archive holds awards, choreographer files, contracts, correspondence, photographs, press clippings, programs, scripts, and other materials... 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
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
Bisenz, Bruce
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZEB 14-6769
30 gb (369 computer files)
The Bruce Bisenz flamenco photographs date from 2005 to 2015, and consist of digital photographs depicting flamenco performances in Southern California. The collection features images of eighty-three different artists, and promotional posters... 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
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
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
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
Burton, Deena
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 263
8.4 linear feet (21 boxes)
Deena Burton (1948-2005) was an American dancer and expert in Indonesian dance who founded the non-profit Arts Indonesia. The Deena Burton papers document Burton's study and performance of Indonesian dance, both in the United States and in Indonesia.
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
Cohen, Selma Jeanne, 1920-2005
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 258
23.94 linear feet (47 boxes)
Selma Jeanne Cohen (1920-2005) was a pioneering dance historian, writer and educator who helped revolutionize the field of dance research and history. The Selma Jeanne Cohen papers document the intellectual and professional career of this leading... more
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
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
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
D'Amboise, Carolyn George
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 14-6764
25.36 linear feet (63 boxes)
The Carolyn George Photographs consist of approximately 100,000 images: black and white and color prints, contact sheets, negatives, and slides of both dance and non-dance subjects photographed by Carolyn George from the 1950s to 2005. The... more
Dance Perspectives Foundation
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S)*MGZMD 315
1.68 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Dance Perspectives Foundation, founded in 1966, was a New York-based, non-profit organization devoted to supporting dance scholarship, whose flagship project, the International Encyclopedia of Dance, was published in... more
Dance Theater of Nepal
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 192
.4 linear feet (23 folders
Business and performance records of the Dance Theater of Nepal.
Danspace Project (New York, N.Y.)
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 278
31.5 linear feet (75 boxes)
The Danspace Project was founded in 1974 at the St. Mark's Church In-The-Bowery in New York City to present, support, and encourage new work in dance and performance within a supportive environment. The Danspace Project records document over three... more
Dilley, Barbara
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 327
1.51 linear feet (4 boxes)
Barbara Dilley is an American dancer, choreographer, and educator. The Barbara Dilley collection (1958-2002) contains correspondence, photographs, reviews, programs, flyers and posters, postcards, art/dance publications, rehearsal notes, and... more
Dollar, William
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 259
8.06 linear feet (20 boxes)
William Dollar (1907-1986) was an American ballet dancer, choreographer, and ballet master associated with numerous American companies for more than 30 years. Yvonne Patterson, (1910-2010) was an original Balanchine ballerina and dance teacher.... more
Duberman, Martin B.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 448
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
This collection contains two versions of manuscripts of The Worlds of Lincoln Kirstein, a biography of Lincoln Kirstein written by Martin Duberman in 2007.
Ellen Jacobs Associates, 1981-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 321
11.46 linear feet (29 boxes)
Ellen Jacobs Associates (EJA), established in 1981 in New York City, is a public relations firm that represents the performing, visual, and literary arts in the United States and internationally. Since its inception, EJA has represented several... more
Erdman, Jean
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 170
36 linear feet (66 boxes)
The Jean Erdman Papers document the professional life of Jean Erdman Campbell, a dancer, choreographer, and dance instructor. Materials date from the late 1930s to the mid-1990s, and cover the early stages of her career as well as productions... more
Feves, Angene
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 255
2.1 linear feet (5 boxes)
Angene Feves is a dancer and historian who specializes in the research, teaching, and reconstruction of sixteenth and eighteenth century dance. The Angene Feves papers contain files from her time as a performer and dance director for the... 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
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