Found 20 collections related to Dance companies -- Photographs

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
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.
Schwarz, Josephine
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0036
0.38 linear feet (2 boxes)
Josephine Schwarz was a dancer, dance instructor, and co-founder of the Dayton Ballet School. Her collection of photographs contains images of Ballet Caravan, Theodore Bekefi, and various portraits from the 1890s to 1930s.
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.
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
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
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.
Paul Taylor Dance Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZKC 14-6759
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Paul Taylor Dance Company Slides consist of approximately 2,600 color slides documenting dances by legendary modern dance choreographer Paul Taylor, from 1986 to 2004.
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.
Lepkoff, Rebecca
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0005
0.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
Rebecca Lepkoff (1916-2014) was a photographer and dancer based in New York City and Vermont. This collection represents Lepkoff's later career work and contains documentation of dancers and choreographers in the 1980s through 1999. Lepkoff was... more
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
Limón, José
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0022
1.08 linear feet (3 boxes)
José Limón (1908-1972) was a Mexican-born modern dancer and choreographer best known for the development of the Limón technique; dances such as La Malinche (1947), The Moor's Pavane (1949), and... 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
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.
Redlich, Don
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0025
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Don Redlich Dance Company was formed in 1966 by modern dancer and choreographer Don Redlich. The collection, dated 1961 to 1981, contains photographs of rehearsals and performances, promotional images, and Company portraits.
Gam, Kaja
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0026
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Kaja Gam (born 1952) is a Danish-born performance artist, modern dancer, choreographer, and designer. She is the founder of the Awkward Dance Company, and co-founder of The School of Hard Knocks. The Kaja Gam photographs, dated 1972 to 1989, is... more
Holmes, Violet
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 560
8.19 linear feet (26 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
Violet Holmes (1927-2019) was a dancer and choreographer, who spent the majority of her professional life with the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall. The collection contains materials related to her nearly five-decade-long career, including... 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
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