Found 13 collections related to Ballerinas

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
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.
Plise︠t︡ska︠i︡a, Maĭ︠i︡a, 1926-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 153
3 linear feet (8 boxes)
This collection documents the career of Maya Plisetskaya, Prima Ballerina Assoluta. The collection spans the years 1956-1990. It consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs, slides and negatives.
Diaghilev, Serge, 1872-1929
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 20
131 items in 25 folders
This collection relates primarily to the last ten years of les Ballets Russes of Serge Dyagilev. There are a few items from 1910-1911 regarding Michel Fokine. The Papers have been divided... more
Zali, Lila, 1918-2003
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 256
1.76 linear feet (5 boxes)
Lila Zali, born Elizaveta Borisova Zalipskaya (1918-2003), was a ballerina, educator, choreographer, and founder of Ballet Pacifica. The Lila Zali papers (1898-2003) document her life as a dancer from her childhood until retirement through... more
Rosay, Bettina, 1918-1999
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 413
1.13 linear feet (4 boxes)
Bettina Rosay (1918-1999) was a ballerina and choreographer. She danced with Leonide Massine's Ballet Russe Highlights, the Markova-Dolin Company, and the Chicago Opera Company, and was a dancer and choreographer for Melody Fair in Toronto. The... more
Bindig, Susan
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 441
1.68 linear feet (4 boxes)
Wendy Hilton was a choreographer, dancer, instructor, researcher, and author specializing in Baroque dance. Her papers contain files related to her dance performance and teaching career; her early life in England; and her research files and plans... 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
Jaffe, Susan, 1962-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 457
1.55 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 volume)
Susan Jaffe (1962- ) was a principal ballet dancer for the American Ballet Theatre from 1980 to 2002. Jaffe's principal performances include the productions of Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake; and her final performance in Giselle. She danced abroad... more
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.
Reed, Janet, 1916-2000
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 379
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Janet Reed (1916-2000) was a ballet dancer and teacher. The Janet Reed papers date from 1934 to 1998 and contain correspondence, writings, photographs, and printed material.
Ismailoff, Audree
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 363
1.13 linear feet (4 boxes)
Audree Ismailoff was a ballet dancer and teacher; she danced under the stage name Anna Istomina. The Audree Ismailoff papers (1912-1987) document Ismailoff's dancing and teaching career through clippings, programs, photographs, and contracts. The... more
Shanley, Matthew
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 395
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Brother Matthew Shanley was a Christian Brother and ballet enthusiast. The Brother Matthew Shanley collection of Carla Fracci material (1967-1982) holds correspondence, photographs, clippings, and other materials documenting the career of... more