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Found 15 collections related to Ballet companies -- Photographs

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Hiden, Georgia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0014
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Georgia Hiden (1915-2011) was an American ballerina and dance teacher. The Georgia Hiden photographs, dating from 1946 to the 1960s, primarily document performances and rehearsals during her tenure at the Ballet Society, Vienna State Opera Ballet,... 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
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
Arovo, Sonia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 507
0.84 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Sonia Arova collection, dating from 1946 to 2013, documents her career as a ballerina and artistic director of the San Diego Ballet and the Alabama Ballet. The collection holds printed matter, photographs, correspondence, audio and video media... more
Ballet Society (New York, N.Y.)
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0011
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Ballet Society is an educational institution and predecessor to the New York City Ballet that performed for private audiences from 1946 to 1948. The Ballet Society photographs document performances and rehearsals by the company.
Freyman, Zachary
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0010
3.0 linear feet (8 boxes)
Zachary Freyman was a photographer who made studio portraits and headshots of ballet dancers. Many of these photographs were published in Dance Magazine in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The collection primarily... 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
Kuffner, Johann von, 1894-1973
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 14-6753
9.07 linear feet (19 boxes, 4 volumes)
The Kuffner Collection consists of some 23,000 items (chiefly black and white 35mm negatives) and photographs of international ballet companies from 1939 to 1970 (bulk dates 1939-1966), taken by Dr. Johann von Kuffner.
Ballet Foundation
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0003
3.46 linear feet (10 boxes)
The Ballet Foundation collection of Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and Ballet Theatre photographs consists of photographic material collected by the Ballet Foundation, Irina Pabst, and Michael Subotin from the 1920s to 1980s. The Ballet Foundation... more
D'Amboise, Carolyn George
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 14-6764
25.36 linear feet (63 boxes)
The Carolyn George Photographs consist of approximately 100,000 images: black and white and color prints, contact sheets, negatives, and slides of both dance and non-dance subjects photographed by Carolyn George from the 1950s to 2005. The... more
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 14-6726
2.52 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Constantine Collection contains black and white photographs and negatives taken by dance photographer Constantine (Constantine Hassalevris) documenting mostly Ballet Theatre and Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo performances and dancers from 1939 to... more
Joffrey, Robert
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 475
400.87 linear feet (889 boxes, 48 oversize folders, 30 tubes)
The Joffrey Ballet Company records date from 1877 to 2017 (bulk: 1956-2009) and document the company's creative output from its inception in 1956 to 2017. The collection contains photographs, production and technical files, scores, company... more
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 19-562
0.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Atlanta-born photographer Frederick Melton (1918-1992) came to Manhattan in 1939, where he worked in a variety of creative media. He was eventually introduced to George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins of the New York City Ballet, where he... more
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