Found 27 collections related to Dance companies

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
Martha Graham Dance Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 290
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Martha Graham Dance Company has remained a leader in the development of contemporary dance since its founding in 1926. The Martha Graham Dance Company Tour records (1941-1957) document specific venues and American tours from 1942 to 1950, as... more
Szilard, Paul, 1912-2013
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 172
1.2 linear feet (43 folders)
Professional papers of dancer, choreographer, impresario Paul Szilard.
Moore, Lillian
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 25
11 drawers
Lillian Moore (1911-1967) was an American dancer, writer, teacher, and dance historian. Holographs and typescripts. The correspondence is partially related to Miss Moore's research on the 19th century ballet, with letters from dance authorities... more
Ren-Lay, Judith
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 283
2.77 linear feet (7 boxes)
Judith Ren-Lay (b. 1943) is a New York City-based dancer and performance artist. The Judith Ren-Lay papers, dating from 1965 to 1999, contain scores, scripts, programs, notes, and photographs which document Ren-Lay's solo and group productions.
De Mille, Agnes
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0017
5.88 linear feet (16 boxes)
The Agnes de Mille photographs, dating from the 1860s to the 1980s, chronicle her professional career as a dancer, choreographer, director, writer, and arts advocate. The photographs also recount de Mille's personal life and the members of the de... more
Denishawn Dancers
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0007
1.58 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Denishawn photographs and scrapbooks, dating from 1875 to the 1960s, consist mainly of prints of the Denishawn company and school, as well as professional and candid prints of Ted Shawn and Ruth St. Denis. The collection also contains some... more
Perryman, Al
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 355
1.63 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Al Perryman was an African American dancer, choreographer, and instructor. The Al Perryman papers document his dance career and consist of scripts, programs, broadsides, and playbills, among others.
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
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
Maslow, Sophie
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 372
1.89 linear feet (5 boxes)
Sophie Maslow was an American choreographer and dancer. The Sophie Maslow papers contain programs, photographs, flyers, scripts, choreographic notes, and clippings documenting Maslow's career as a dancer and choreographer.
Rogers, Helen Priest
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 389
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Helen Priest Rogers was an authority on dance notation, a co-founder of the Dance Notation Bureau and a pioneer in the use of film to preserve choreography. The Helen Priest Rogers dance files consist of photographs; correspondence; and programs... more
Thimey, Erika, 1910-2006
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 397
3.93 linear feet (6 boxes, 3 volumes)
Erika Thimey (1910-2006) was a modern dancer, choreographer, and founder of the Children's Dance Theatre touring group, which presented modern dance in a child-friendly format. The Erika Thimey papers hold correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks,... more
Cornell, Grace
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 549
2.75 linear feet (10 boxes)
Grace Cornell and Kurt Graff were a professional dance duo based in Chicago, Illinois, who founded the Little Concert House, Graff Ballet, and Meadow Hearth Theatre Art Center. Their papers date from the 1910s to 1992 and chronicle the Graffs'... more
Ruiz Soler, Antonio, 1921-1996
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 354
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Antonio Ruiz Soler (1921-1996), professionally known as Antonio, was a Spanish flamenco dancer, choreographer, and director. The Antonio and Ballets de Madrid records (1960-1968) hold press releases, correspondence, and drafts of programs,... more
Dance Magazine
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0009
4.58 linear feet (11 boxes)
The Dance Magazine photographs recount the magazine's coverage of mostly dance companies and individuals involved in the dance industry from the 1950s to 1992. The photographs also reveal the publication's reporting on... more
Ballet News
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0006
4.17 linear feet (10 boxes)
The Ballet News photographs contain dance related photographic materials that date from 1948 to 1985. The photographs chronicle mostly dance companies and individuals involved in the dance industry, from 1970 to 1985, as... more
Clinton, Jim, 1958-1989
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 554
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Jim Clinton was a dancer who performed with the Pauline Koner Dance Consort, Don Redlich Dance Company, and José Limón Dance Company. His papers include tour itineraries, contracts, and letters.
Effron, Edward
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0024
1.33 linear feet (4 boxes)
Edward Effron is a lighting designer, photographer, and former dancer. His collection consists of contact sheets and negatives depicting many professional dancers and dance companies between 1965 to 1971.
Harkness Ballet
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0028
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Harkness Ballet (1964-1975) was a dance company founded by the American philanthropist, Rebekah Harkness. The collection contains photographs of Harkness Ballet performances, dancers, and of Rebekah Harkness.
Weintraub, Harry
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0029
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Harry Weintraub collection of dance photographs contains photograph prints of dancers, dance companies, choreographers, and conductors from approximately the 1960s to the 1970s. The collection includes many images from dance performances in... more
American Negro Ballet Company
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 519
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
The American Negro Ballet Company scrapbook consists of news clippings and programs about the company founded by Eugene van Grona. Included are reviews of its performances in New York City and Brighton, England, in 1937 and 1938; and programs for... 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
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
Lasky, Floria, 1923-2007
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 461
1.05 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Floria Lasky files on Jerome Robbins, dated 1959-1999, contains mostly legal and financial records for the American Theatre Laboratory, Inc., and to a lesser extent the Ballets U.S.A., Inc. (both companies created by Jerome Robbins;... more
Mel Howard Enterprises
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0002
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
The David Coffman collection of Mel Howard Enterprises photographs consists of photographic material created by Mel Howard Enterprises, largely for publicity purposes, dating from the 1970s to 1991. Mel Howard Enterprises was a corporation that... more
Juilliard School
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 544
2.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Juilliard School programs and journals span from 1951 to 1990, and contain mostly programs and fliers from Juilliard School events and professional dance companies' events. The collection also includes a small number of publications created by... more