Found matches for merce cunningham dance foundation in 297 collections.

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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 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
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
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
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
Gross, Sally
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 468
12.58 linear feet (29 boxes, 3 tubes, 2 other items); 12.93 gb (4,128 computer files)
Sally Gross (1933-2015) was an American dancer, choreographer and teacher based in New York City. The Sally Gross papers document her career through films, videos, sound recordings, photographs, date books, notes, correspondence, clippings, grant... more
Koner, Pauline
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 138
28.5 linear feet (48 boxes)
Pauline Koner, one of America’s foremost modern dance choreographers and performers, trained with Michel Fokine, Michio Ito and Yeichi Nimura. She created works for stage shows at New York City's Roxy Theater, for ice shows, and for television... more
Cohen, Selma Jeanne, 1920-2005
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 145
21.5 linear feet (41 boxes)
The Selma Jeanne Cohen papers document the academic life and career of a renowned historian and critic of dance and theater. The papers contain professional correspondence, materials from Cohen’s teaching career, documentation of the many... 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.
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
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
Harris, Dale, 1928-1996
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 201
8.19 linear feet (20 boxes)
Dale Harris was a preeminent dance critic who lectured on a wide variety of topics including ballet, cultural history, and opera. The collection consists of correspondence, lectures, articles, photographs, programs, contracts, legal records,... more
Kovich, Robert
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 206
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Robert Kovich was a dancer and choreographer, originally with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. In the 1980s, Kovich performed, choreographed, and taught dance, mainly in New York and France. The collection includes choreography notes, scripts,... 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
Tipton, Jennifer
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 420
82.3 linear feet (122 boxes, 3 oversized folders, 115 tubes); 758.7 mb (627 computer files)
The Jennifer Tipton lighting designs date from 1958 to 2013 and contain technical lighting documents created by Tipton throughout the course of her career as a lighting designer for dance, theater, opera, and installations, primarily in the United... more
Kinberg, Judy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 439
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
Judy Kinberg is a producer, director and recipient of multiple Primetime Emmys mainly for her work on PBS's Great Performances, Dance in America. The Judy Kinberg PBS Dance in America collection, dated 1975 to 2010,... more
Willis, John (John A.)
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 217
34 linear feet (82 Boxes)
John Willis was the editor of Dance World, a yearly publication that chronicled the dance season. The papers contain the material that he used in creating the yearbook.
Eagle, Arnold
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 18-2791
17.55 linear feet (24 boxes)
The Arnold Eagle dance photograph collection documents national and international ballet companies from 1934 through 1965. Formats include photographic prints, black and white negatives, color transparencies, and contact sheets. There are also... more
Fehl, Fred
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 18-2790
18.14 linear feet (27 boxes)
The Fred Fehl photographs collection consists of photographs and published materials related to Fehl's work documenting dance and theater performances, mainly in New York City. The majority of the photographs are black and white 5" x 7" prints.... more
Solomons, Gus
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 214
7 linear feet (16 boxes)
Gus Solomons Jr. is a dancer, choreographer, teacher, and writer. Solomons was a soloist in the dance companies of Donald McKayle, Pearl Lang, Martha Graham and, most notably, Merce Cunningham. Solomons formed his own troupe, The Solomons... more
Jennings, Bernadine
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 326
17.47 linear feet (42 boxes)
Bernadine Jennings was the founder and executive director of Dance Giant Steps, Inc. Founded in 1979, this not-for-profit organization promoted professional dance artists and companies. This was mostly through the organization's publication... more
International Encyclopedia of Dance
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 202
63.5 linear feet (127 boxes)
The International Encyclopedia of Dance Records document the development of the International Encyclopedia of Dance, a grunt funded project of the Dance Perspectives Foundation, Inc. The collection includes contributor’s information, professional... 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
Aaron Diamond Foundation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3623
217 linear feet (521 boxes)
The Aaron Diamond Foundation was a philanthropic foundation in New York City established by Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Diamond for the purpose of serving the public interest. From 1986 until its termination in 1996 the Foundation awarded financial grants... more
Weidman, Charles
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 99
6.5 linear feet (13 boxes)
Charles Weidman was one of the founding members of Modern Dance in the United States. In his later years, he created his own dance company, continuing to teach and tour in the early 1970s.
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