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Love, Rieke Maria
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 360
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Rieke Maria Love was a dancer who founded the Ballet Denver Academy. The Rieke Maria Love papers (1960s-2007) contain clippings, letters, and photographs relating to Love and her work at the Ballet Denver Academy.
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
Ćwięka-Skrzyniarz, R.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 437
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
This collection consists of Raymond Cwieka's research materials on two Polish dances: the Mazurka and the Polonaise. The research materials are photocopied pages of Russian, Polish, and German dance manuals, with Cwieka's translations and working... more
Riley, Natalie
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 429
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo ballet company was formed in 1938. Sergei Denham directed the company and the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo School in New York City until 1967, when both the dance company and the school dissolved. The records contain... 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
Pagent, Robert
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 425
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Original Ballet Russe was a ballet company created in 1938 that toured North America widely under the direction of Colonel Wassily de Basil. The Robert Pagent collection on Colonel de Basil's Original Ballet Russe primarily document a dancers'... more
Mann, Sarah
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 428
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Loie Fuller was an American dancer and choreographer known for innovative uses of theatrical lighting and costume who worked primarily in Paris. This research material was compiled by Sarah Mann, a historian in Fuller's hometown and pertains to... more
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
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
Halprin, Anna
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
1.42 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume)
Anna Halprin, an American dancer known for her innovative and experimental technique, is a leading figure of the postmodern dance movement. This collection documents the artist's career with print materials, press clippings, biographies, San... 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
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.
Howarth, Dushka
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 412
23.85 linear feet (52 boxes, 3 volumes, 1 oversized folder); 14.5 Gigabytes (5131 computer files)
The Howarth Gurdjieff Archive holds Movement materials and writings collected by Dushka and Jessmin Howarth and the Gurdjieff Heritage Society to preserve the integrity of G. I. Gurdjieff's teachings. The archive also holds Dushka and Jessmin... 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
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
Moseley, Monica
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 398
1.51 linear feet (4 boxes); 5.01 mb (5 computer files)
Monica Moseley (1942-2010) was an American dancer, dance scholar, and former assistant curator for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division at the New York Public Library. The Monica Moseley papers date from 1886 to 2010 and consist of professional files... more
Fontaine, Edwina Seaver
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 447
1.76 linear feet (4 boxes, 2 volumes)
Edwina Seaver Fontaine (née Seaver, 1927-2014), was a Balanchine dancer, dance instructor, and teacher of Pilates. The Edwina Seaver Fontaine papers, dated 1927 to 2003, reflect Fontaine's career mostly through her correspondence and photographs.... more

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La Vine, Marilyn J.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 323
15.94 linear feet (50 boxes)
Marilyn J. La Vine (1931-2009) was a dance enthusiast who dedicated her life to researching and promoting the legacy of Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev (1938-1993). The Marilyn La Vine collection of Rudolf Nureyev materials (1939-2008) holds... 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
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
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
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
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
Hay, Deborah, 1941-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 340
1.51 linear feet (4 boxes)
Deborah Hay (b. 1941) is a choreographer, dancer, teacher, and one of the founding members of the avant-garde dance group Judson Dance Theater. Hay performed solo as well as with professional and non-professional dancers throughout her career. 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
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.
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
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
Wilson, Sule Greg
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 456
1.6 linear feet (5 boxes)
Sule Greg Wilson is an American dancer, percussionist, folklorist, and researcher who was a member of the International Afrikan-American Ballet (IAAB) from 1977 to 1982. This collection consists of programs, fliers, notes, articles, photographs,... 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