Found matches for merce cunningham dance foundation in 76 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
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
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
José Limón Dance Foundation
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 154
37 linear feet (88 boxes)
The collection contains financial records, administrative records and general office records. There are no personal materials in the collection. There are no photographs in the collection.
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
HB Playwrights Foundation and Theatre
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-106
42.91 linear feet (108 boxes)
This collection contains the records of HB Playwrights Foundation and the personal and professional papers of its founders, actors Herbert Berghof and Uta Hagen. The Foundation was formed in New York City in 1964 to allow a space for playwrights,... 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
Philp, Richard
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 197
32 linear feet (75 boxes)
Richard Philp was the editor-in-chief of Dance Magazine, from 1989-2000. The collection reflects his editorship at the magazine.
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
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
Dancing in the Streets (1984-)
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 493
10.21 linear feet (23 containers)
Dancing in the Streets is a New York City community-based dance organization dedicated to providing free public dance performances and fostering the careers of emerging and established choreographers and dancers. The Dancing in the Streets records... more
Summers, Elaine, 1925-2014
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 422
24.03 linear feet (59 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Elaine Summers (1925-2014) was an American dancer, choreographer, filmmaker, and artist. The Elaine Summers papers date from 1929 to 2015 (bulk 1958-2014) and document her career as a choreographer and filmmaker, and as the founder of the... 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
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
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
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
Reigenborn, Garry
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 330
1.93 linear feet (5 boxes)
Garry Reigenborn was a dancer, choreographer, and teacher involved with avant-garde dance of the 1970s. He performed with companies such as the Andrew DeGroat Dancers and the Lucinda Childs Dance Company. The Garry Reigenborn papers (1977-2004)... more
Reynolds, Nancy, 1938-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 503
33.13 linear feet (82 boxes)
The Nancy Reynolds collection, dating from the 1980s to 2014 (bulk dates 1990s), primarily document the George Balanchine Foundation's commitment to continuing Balanchine's legacy as well as the day-to-day operations of this non-profit foundation.... 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
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
Monk, Meredith
Music Division | LPA Mss 2006-001
130 linear feet (300 boxes)
The Meredith Monk Archive documents the art of Meredith Monk and the history of The House Foundation For The Arts, Monk’s management and production company. The Archive contains correspondence, media clippings, concert programs, publicity... more
Gamso, Marjorie
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 481
0.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
Marjorie Gamso (1944-2011) was a choreographer, dancer, and founder of The Energy Crisis dance group. Gamso took dance classes at the 92nd Street Y, earned a B.A. in anthropology from Columbia University (1968), and presented her first dance,... more
Swope, Martha.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-048
950 boxes (399 linear feet), some col. 51 x 61 cm. or smaller
Internationally acclaimed performing arts photographer Martha Swope was born in Waco, Texas and is a graduate of Baylor University. She came to New York to attend the School of American Ballet. Swope's career as the performance photographer of... more
Zalk, Kayla Kazahn
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 218
12 linear feet (30 boxes)
Kayla Zalk was a renowned teacher of movement, choreography, movement analysis, labanotation and dance. The collection consists of correspondence, teaching and office files and clippings.
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
Tallchief, Maria
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 215
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
Maria Tallchief, was a prima ballerina, and an original member of the New York City Ballet. Her papers consist of material after her retirement from dancing.
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
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