Found 83 collections related to Dancers.

Wood, Marilyn, 1929-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 546
4.37 linear feet (11 boxes); 14.1 gigabytes (3,206 computer files)
The Marilyn Wood papers, dating from the 1950s to 2016, consist of photographic materials, programs, notes, notebooks, journals, posters, fliers, interviews, press clippings, and video recordings created and collected by Wood over the course of... 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
De Mille, Agnes
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 550
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
Agnes De Mille was a dancer, choreographer, and author who wrote a 1993 biography of Martha Graham entitled Martha: The Life and Work of Martha Graham. The Agnes De Mille transcripts for Martha Graham biography dates... more
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
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
Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 499
12.25 linear feet (30 boxes, 1 tube); 54.16494 gigabytes (8,622 computer files)
The Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center (THPAC) is a non-profit organization based in Brooklyn, New York, whose mission is supporting Black performers and providing community access to dance. The Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center records, which... more
Time-Life Books
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 552
38.75 linear feet (93 boxes)
The Time-Life research files on dance, dating from 1920 to 1994, consist of biographical and subject files about individuals, companies, and terms related to the dance industry.
Solomons, Gus, Jr., 1940-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 214
25.25 linear feet (75 boxes, 5 tubes); 1241.1 megabytes (259 computer files)
Gus Solomons Jr. is an African-American dancer, choreographer, teacher, and writer. Solomons was a soloist in the dance companies of Donald McKayle, Pearl Lang, Martha Graham and, most notably, Merce Cunningham. Solomons formed his own troupe, The... 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
Redlich, Don
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 498
9.42 linear feet (24 boxes, 1 volume, 1 tube)
Don Redlich (born in 1929) is a dancer, choreographer, and pedagogue. The Don Redlich papers, dating from 1893 to 2019 (the bulk dates from the 1940s onward), document Redlich's life and career through written descriptions and videos from more
Davison-Ackley, G.W.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0027
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
G.W. Davison-Ackley was a collector of photographs. His collection dates from 1974 to 1976, and holds photographs of dancers taken by the photographer, Max Waldman. The dancers depicted are Mikhail Baryshnikov, Judith Jamison, Bonnie Mathis,... more
Trisler, Joyce, 1934-1979
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0037
1.67 linear feet (3 boxes)
Joyce Trisler was an American modern dancer, choreographer, and teacher. Her collection holds promotional photographs, images of dance performances, family snapshots, and personal photographs.
Pinska, Klarna
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0039
Klarna Pinska was a dancer, choreographer, and teacher. Her collection dates from the 1920s to 1987, and contains photographs depicting her dance classes, performances, and training at the Denishawn School.
Dakis, Kathryn
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0038
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Kathryn Dakis is a collector of dance photographs. Her collection contains photographs of American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Béjart Ballet, and Bolshoi Ballet dating from 1970 to 1985.
Dorfman, David
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 511
6.21 linear feet (17 boxes); 30.3 gigabytes (1873 computer files, 13 disk images)
David Dorfman (born 1955) is a dancer, choreographer, teacher, musician, and activist, and the artistic director of David Dorfman Dance, a modern dance company. The David Dorfman papers (1980-2017) document Dorfman's performance and teaching... more
American Ballet Theatre
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0034
3.33 linear feet (9 boxes)
The American Ballet Theatre is a dance company that stages new and classic ballets. The collection holds both headshots of dancers and candid photographs of the company on their international tours. The collection primarily depicts the 1940s... more
Humphrey-Weidman Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0031
1.08 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Humphrey-Weidman Company was founded by the choreographers, dancers, and teachers Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman. The Humphrey-Weidman photographs contain prints of performances by both the company and the founders, as well as images of... more
Shvetzov, Igorʹ Aleksandrovich, 1904-1982
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0032
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Igor Schwezoff was a ballet dancer, teacher, and choreographer. The collection contains portraits of Schwezoff, images of him teaching dance classes, candid photographs, contact sheets, and negatives. The collection includes images of Schwezoff's... more
Harvard Summer Dance Center
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0030
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Harvard Summer Dance Center was a dance school at Harvard University from 1973 to 1995. The Harvard Summer Dance Center photographs contain prints of faculty members and students who taught at or participated in the program.
Mumaw, Barton, 1912-2001
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0019
0.96 linear feet (4 boxes)
Barton Mumaw (1912-2001) was an American dancer and choreographer known for his work in modern dance, musical theatre, and his collaboration with Ted Shawn. The collection contains photographs of dancers and dance performances, as well as a... more
Maracci, Carmelita, 1911-1987
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0021
0.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Carmelita Maracci (1911-1987) was a dancer, choreographer, and teacher best known for incorporating Spanish techniques into her ballet performances. The Carmelita Maracci photographs comprise prints by Marcus Blechman that include both portraits... more
Tudor, Antony, 1908-1987
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 551
0.92 linear feet (3 boxes)
Antony Tudor (1908-1987) was a dancer, choreographer, and dance instructor. The Antony Tudor scores contains sheet music and scores Tudor used in his dance and choreography work.
Worth, Edith, 1907-1983
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0023
0.46 linear feet (2 boxes)
Edith Worth (1907-1983) was a photographer best known for her portraits of children. The Edith Worth photographs contain black and white prints, mostly depicting dancing children.
Lynes, George Platt, 1907-1955
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0040
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
George Platt Lynes was a commercial photographer who took photographs of ballet performances in New York City. His collection contains prints and contact sheets from the 1940s and 1950s depicting dancers and dance performances.
Harkness Ballet
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 553
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Harkness Ballet was a dance company founded by the American philanthropist, Rebekah Harkness. The collection dates from 1955 to 1985, and chronicles the ballet company's performances through photographs, press packets, and programs. The... more
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.
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