Found 11 collections related to Performance art

Danspace Project (New York, N.Y.)
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 278
102.92 linear feet (247 boxes); 2.3 gigabytes (323 computer files)
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 four... more
Tileston, Nathaniel
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0021
18.71 linear feet (36 boxes)
Nathaniel Tileston (1942-2019) was an American photographer of dance and performance art. The Nathaniel Tileston photographs date from 1964 to 2019, and represent his unusually concentrated career photographing experimental dance and theater... more
Summers, Elaine, 1925-2014
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 422
24.8 linear feet (62 boxes, 1 oversize folder); 11.7 gigabytes (6283 computer files)
Elaine Summers (1925-2014) was an American dancer, choreographer, experimental filmmaker, artist, and teacher. The Elaine Summers papers date from 1929 to 2019 (bulk 1958-2014) and document her career, as well as the histories of the Experimental... 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
Dewey, Ken
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-010
32 linear feet (69 boxes, 2 tubes)
Ken Dewey (1934-1972) was a performance artist, playwright, director, and arts administrator who was active in the Happenings movement of the 1960s. The Ken Dewey Collection contains project files, photographs and slides, and writings that... 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
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
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.
Feldman, Anita, 1951-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 496
5.43 linear feet (13 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Anita Feldman is a choreographer, teacher, and dancer best known for her innovative work in Tap and close collaborations with composers. The Anita Feldman Tap collection documents her professional life, including the dance company she founded,... more
Sherman, Stuart, 1945-2001
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-012
13.8 linear feet (30 boxes, 7 oversized folders); 147.456 kb (5 computer files)
Stuart A. Sherman (1945-2001) was a New York-based visual, film, and performance artist. The Stuart A. Sherman artist files date from 1959 to 2000 and contain articles and essays, production files, and publications that document his work across... more
Gam, Kaja
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0026
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Kaja Gam (born 1952) is a Danish-born performance artist, modern dancer, choreographer, and designer. She is the founder of the Awkward Dance Company, and co-founder of The School of Hard Knocks. The Kaja Gam photographs, dated 1972 to 1989, is... more
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