Found 76 collections related to Dancers.

Cohen, Selma Jeanne, 1920-2005
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0024
1.08 linear feet (3 boxes)
Selma Jeanne Cohen (1920-2005) was a dance historian best known for editing the International Encyclopedia of Dance (1998). The collection, dated from 1947 to 1989, contains photographs of dance companies, stage... more
Dodge, Pryor
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 558
5.25 linear feet (11 boxes)
Pryor Dodge (1949-) is an author and collector and the son of Lyena Barjansky and Roger Pryor Dodge. Roger Pryor Dodge (1898-1974) was an American dancer. Roger Pryor Dodge's work was focused on the intersection of ballet, vaudeville, jazz, and... 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
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane and Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 477
82.15 linear feet (183 boxes, 22 tubes, 13 oversize folders)
The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, established in 1982 by American dancer/choreographers Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane, has performed worldwide in over 200 cities in 40 countries. The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company records document... more
Horst, Louis
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0003
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Louis Horst was a composer, teacher, and writer who was music director for both the Denishawn and Martha Graham companies. Horst's collection holds photographs of him, as well as the dancers, dance performances, and dance companies with whom he... more
Warren, Larry, 1932-2009
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0001
1.67 linear feet (4 boxes)
Larry Warren was a dancer, choreographer, teacher, and dance biographer who wrote a book about the dancer, choreographer, and teacher, Lester Horton. Warren's collection contains negatives depicting the Lester Horton Dance Theater taken by the... more
Sarach, Marian
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0004
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Marian Sarach is a modern dancer and choreographer based in New York City. Her collection of photographs comprises images of dance performances dating from 1966 to 1977.
Morgan, Marion, 1881-1971
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0005
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Marion Morgan was a dance instructor, choreographer, and founder of the Marion Morgan Dancers. Her collection consists entirely of photographs, most of which depict the films on which she worked as a choreographer. There are also some personal... more
Maule, Michael
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0009
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Michael Maule was a ballet dancer, teacher, and principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre, Cuban National Ballet, New York City Ballet, and the London Festival Ballet. His collection, which dates from the 1930s to the 1960s, holds... more
Wells, Mary Ann, -1971
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0006
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Mary Ann Wells was a dance instructor in Seattle, Washington. Her collection contains photographs of her dance classes and her former students.
Graff, Marjorie Sawyer Goodman, 1914-2009
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 556
0.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Stravinsky and the Dance was an exhibition hosted by the New York Public Library's Dance Division in 1962 to celebrate composer Igor Stravinsky's eightieth birthday. The collection contains artwork, notes, and... more
Fisher, Nellie, 1920-1994
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0012
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Nellie Fisher was a dancer and choreographer who worked in theatre, television, and served as director of the Memphis Ballet. Her collection contains photographs depicting her dance performances and images of the works she choreographed.
Avedon, Michael
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0008
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Michael Avedon worked as the house photographer for the Harkness Ballet Company between approximately 1964 and 1975. His collection contains nine prints of individual Harkness Ballet dancers. The prints are all unlabeled and undated.
Berlin, David S.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0014
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
David S. Berlin was the staff photographer for the Nikolais Dance Theatre, the dance company founded by modern dance choreographer, Alwin Nikolais. Berlin's collection contains color transparencies and slides depicting performances choreographed... more
Hess, Otto F.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0013
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Otto F. Hess was a photographer who captured images of cultural life in New York City. His collection contains negatives depicting dancers and dance performances in the 1930s and 1940s.
Raymond Johnson Dance Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0018
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Raymond Johnson Dance Company was formed in 1974 by the Black dancer and choreographer, Raymond Johnson. The collection contains contact sheets, negatives, and prints of the company's performances.
Muyden, Petrus van
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0016
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Petrus van Muyden was a Dutch ballet dancer, choreographer, and teacher. His collection contains photographs of his dance career, including performances, classes, and images of other dancers with whom he collaborated or taught.
Sommen, Pieter (photographer)
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0017
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Pieter Sommen is a New Jersey-based photographer. His collection contains contact sheets, negatives, and slides depicting the 1978 Electric Spaghetti Festival in New York City, and the dancer Jeannette Leentvaar.
Covarrubias, Rosa, 1895-1970
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0019
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Rosa Rolanda was a Mexican-American artist, dancer, choreographer, and photographer. Her collection holds photographs depicting dancers and dance performances, many of which were likely shot by Rolanda.
Brock, Nancy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 514
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Mary Wigman (1886-1973) was a German dancer, dance instructor, and choreographer notable for her work in expressionist dance. Her many students included Yvonne Georgi, Hanya Holm, Harald Kreutzberg, Gret Palucca, Margarethe Wallmann, Inge Weiss,... more
Garafola, Lynn
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 518
2.75 linear feet (7 boxes)
Dance historian Lynn Garafola gathered the materials for this collection while in the process of writing a biography about Stowitts. The majority of the collection consists of copies of his correspondence, articles, exhibition guides, photographs... 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
Loring, Eugene
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0012
.80 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Eugene Loring (1911-1982) was an American choreographer, teacher, and dancer best known for his ballet, Billy the Kid. The Eugene Loring photographs, dated 1936 to the 1970s, contain photographs, programs, and a poster... more
Jowitt, Deborah
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 548
1.68 linear feet (4 boxes)
Deborah Jowitt (1934-) is an American dance critic and author. The Deborah Jowitt interview transcripts, dated 1974 to 2003, contain transcripts of interviews for her 2004 book, Jerome Robbins: His Life, His Theater, His... more
Clark Center for the Performing Arts (New York, N.Y.).
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0010
3.33 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Clark Center for the Performing Arts was an arts organization founded in 1959 under the guidance and ethos of dancer and choreographer Alvin Ailey. This collection documents the Center's programming from 1972 until 1980, under the direction of... more
Valente, Alfredo
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 19-561
7.67 linear feet (17 boxes)
Alfredo Valente (1899-1973) was an Italian-born American photographer. Valente's trademark style was his portraits of costumed performers which used artistic camera angles and dramatic lighting. The Alfredo Valente negatives are comprised... more
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 19-271
3.58 linear feet (9 boxes)
W. H. (Wilbur Hulin) Stephan (1921-1959) was a Ohio born photographer who specialized in dance. The W. H. Stephan photographs date from 1949 to 1959 and are comprised of black and white negatives and photographic prints of numerous ballet and... more
Arnest, Barbara M.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 484
1.83 linear feet (3 containers)
Barbara Arnest (1923-2017) was a writer and the editor of The Colorado College Magazine, the college's alumni magazine. Arnest, a long time Colorado Springs resident, worked on an unfinished biography of modern dance... more
Gordon, David, 1936-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 480
34.75 linear feet (82 boxes); 2.8 megabytes (56 computer files)
David Gordon is a choreographer, dancer, and founder of the Pickup Performance Company. Gordon's papers date from 1957 to 2017, and chronicle his dance career through photographs, programs, press clippings, flyers, and administrative files.
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
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