Found 8 collections related to Jazz dance

Gennaro, Peter
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 198
12 linear feet (17 boxes)
The Peter Gennaro Papers consist of dancer, dance teacher and choreographer Peter Gennaro’s production materials, such as scripts, correspondence, audition and production notes, and musical scores of numbers which were choreographed by Peter... more
Dehn, Mura, 1902-1987
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 72
24 document boxes 2,533 items in 327 folders
The Mura Dehn Collection documents Mura Dehn's professional life as dancer, choreographer, scholar and filmmaker, and to a lesser degree, her personal life through notebooks, poetry and... more
Williamson, Liz
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 187
18.47 linear feet (26 boxes)
The Liz Williamson Papers contain materials related to Liz Williamson's many years as a professional dancer and jazz teacher. Much of this collection pertains to her professional engagements as teacher or lecturer on jazz dance. These materials... more
Dehn, Mura
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 408
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Mura Dehn (1902-1987) was a dancer and dance historian known for her study and documentation of black social dances in the United States. The Mura Dehn notebooks contain early drafts of Dehn's writings, as well as original poetry, song lyrics, and... more
Dehn, Mura
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 483
3.6. linear feet (6 boxes)
Mura Dehn (1905-1987) was a dancer and filmmaker who documented African-American social jazz dancing from the 1930s to 1950s at the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem, New York. The collection consists mostly of her film works, accompanied with photographs;... more
Oleaga, Milton
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0020
18.17 linear feet (48 boxes)
Milton Oleaga (1929-2012) was a New York City-based photographer, extensively photographing dance and theater. This collection includes Oleaga's original documentation of live theatre, dance and jazz dance classes at the Luigi Studio.
Dehn, Mura
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0011
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Mura Dehn was a dancer, filmmaker, and dance historian known for her study and documentation of Black social jazz dancing in New York City. The collection holds photographs depicting these dancers, as well as some images of Dehn and James Berry.
Goldberg, Jane, 1948-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 497
7.72 linear feet (19 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Changing Times Tap Dancing Company collection documents the activities and contributions put forward by its founder Jane Goldberg. Since 1979 Goldberg has preserved, promoted, and performed the dance form while paying respect to its most... more