Found 21 collections related to Ballet

Martin, John Joseph, 1893-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 260
17.14 linear feet (45 boxes)
John Martin (1893-1985) was America's first major dance critic. The John Martin papers (1890-1985) document the pioneering critic's career, as well as his interests in theater, the history of dance, and dance education.
Youskevitch, Igor, 1912-1994
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 303
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Igor Youskevitch (1912-1994), a principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre and Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, was known for his mastery of classical style. The collection documents forty-four years of Youskevitch's professional life through... more
Deakin, Irving
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 18
7 linear feet (26 boxes)
Irving Deakin was born in Great Britain and studied at Eastbourne College and the Royal College of Music. A free-lance ballet and music critic, he came to the United States in the 1920's and worked as a publicity person for the Ballet Russe de... more
Surinach, Carlos
Music Division | JOB 13-02
13.5 linear feet (38 boxes)
The BMI Surinach collection holds the papers of the composer and conductor Carlos Surinach (1915-1997). It includes correspondence, scores, subject files, photographs, scrapbooks, concert programs, clippings, posters, flyers, datebooks, awards,... 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
Payne, Charles
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 18-2792
38.30 linear feet (51 boxes)
The Charles Payne collection spans over five decades of materials documenting the American Ballet Theatre with items such as photographs, clippings and articles, performance programs, and costume and set designs. Payne occupied various... 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.
Denham, Sergei, 1896-1970
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 399
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Sergei Denham was a businessman and ballet enthusiast who became the director of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. The collection holds a handwritten biography of Denham by Michael Subotin, as well as Denham's own writings on ballet history and... more
Mélançon, Louis, 1901-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-027
6.2 linear feet (15 boxes)
Louis Mélançon (1901-1974) was the in-house photographer for the Metropolitan Opera from 1947 to his death in 1974. The collection, dated 1937 to 1960s (bulk dates 1950s), consists primarily of photographic negatives representing images that... more
White, Franklin, 1923-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 452
1.93 linear feet (5 boxes)
Franklin White (née Peter Franklin White 1923-2013), was a dancer in the Ballet Rambert, and principal dancer in two ballet companies, the Sadler's Wells Ballet and The Royal Ballet. He was also a mime, teacher, and choreographer. The Franklin... more
Sifton, Nancy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 463
20.36 linear feet (43 boxes, 2 oversized folders, 9 tubes)
Rudolf Nureyev (1938-1993) was a Soviet born ballet dancer and choreographer who attained political asylum in France, and spent much of his career performing in Western Europe and the United States. The Nancy Sifton collection on Rudolf Nureyev... more
New York International Ballet Competition
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 509
5.3 linear feet (14 boxes, 1 tube, 1 oversize folder); 11.8 gigabytes (284 computer files)
The New York International Ballet Competition, which ran from 1984 to 2009, was a three-week artistic education, professional training, and performance program for about 50 young, scholarship-sponsored dancers from around the world. The New York... more
Shilkret, Wayne
Music Division | JPB 17-16
3.5 linear feet (9 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Wayne Shilkret was a publicist and arts administrator who photographed prominent musicians and dancers as part of his work. The Wayne Shilkret photographs consist mostly of dance, music, and opera photographs taken in the 1960s and 1970s.
Fehl, Fred
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 18-2789
0.38 linear feet (1 box)
The Gala Performance to Save the Dance Collection photographs by photographer Fred Fehl document a benefit fundraiser performed to ensure the preservation and maintenance of the dance collection held at the New York Public Library for the... more
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
Costas
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 18-2788
28.15 linear feet (68 boxes)
The Costas dance photographs consists of prints, negatives, slides, and digital images from 1966 to 2016 of a multitude of national and international dance companies, performances, and important figures in the dance world. The collection has an... 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
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 18-3055
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Photographs of Ruth Page comprise forty 11" x 14" black and white photographs of the iconic dancer and choreographer from circa 1930 to 1950 by photographer Maurice Seymour. The photographs depict Page in character from her various... more
Jerome Robbins Foundation
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 487
114.9 gigabytes (313 computer files)
Jerome Robbins (1918-1998) was an American dancer, choreographer, producer, and director who worked in ballet, theater, film, and television. The Remembering Jerome Robbins oral histories date from 2009 to 2012 and consist of interviews conducted... 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
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
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