Found 19 collections related to Ballet companies -- Photographs

Gable, Robert Burns
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 02-935
11 boxes (5.5 linear feet), some col, 63 x 52 cm or smaller
Robert Burns Gable was born in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania in 1918. A lifelong dance enthusiast, he studied tap dancing and while a student at art school, performed as a clown and traveled with the Cole Brothers Circus. He graduated from the... more
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 98-4744
16 albums (approximately 650 photographic prints), b&w, 32 x 30 x 8 cm; 16 albums (approximately 650 photographic prints), b&w, 32 x 30 x 8 cm
Photographer George Platt Lynes was born in East Orange, New Jersey in 1907. He attended the Berkshire School in Massachusetts, where Lincoln Kirstein was a classmate. Lynes set up his studio in New York City in 1932 and began taking photos for... 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
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.
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
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
Leidersdorf, Bil, 1943-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB14-6765
12.97 linear feet (35 boxes)
The Bil Leidersdorf Photographs collection contains some 56,000 images documenting primarily ballet companies such as American Ballet Theatre and the Harkness Ballet from 1969 to 1980.
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
Mel Howard Enterprises
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0002
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
The David Coffman collection of Mel Howard Enterprises photographs consists of photographic material created by Mel Howard Enterprises, largely for publicity purposes, dating from the 1970s to 1991. Mel Howard Enterprises was a corporation that... more
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
Swope, Martha
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-048
950 boxes (399 linear feet), some col. 51 x 61 cm. or smaller
Internationally acclaimed performing arts photographer Martha Swope was born in Waco, Texas and is a graduate of Baylor University. She came to New York to attend the School of American Ballet. Swope's career as the performance photographer of... more
Duncan, Kenn
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2003-005
210.7 linear feet (392 boxes
Kenn Duncan, photographer, was well known for his photographs of performing artists. The archive documents his career.
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
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
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
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