Found 23 collections related to Ballet dancers -- Photographs

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
Delarova, Eugenia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0026
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Eugenia Delarova Doll (1911-1990) was a Russian-born ballet dancer, who performed with Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and on Broadway. Her collection contains photographs of dance performances, candid snapshots of friends, and images of Doll's family.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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 19-562
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
Baum, Joan
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0016
7.92 linear feet (19 boxes)
Joan Baum was a librarian and amateur photographer. Baum's work was focused on creating and collecting a visual index of contemporary Western ballet and opera of the 1960s and 1970s. The collection includes her original photographs, slides, and... more
Libidins, David, approximately 1899-1958
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0001
0.88 linear feet (3 boxes)
David Libidins (1890s-1958) was a dance administrator and manager. The collection dates from 1937 to the late 1950s and contains photographs, negatives and a scrapbook depicting dancers and his family life.
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
Maule, Michael
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0009
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Michael Maule was a ballet dancer, teacher, and principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre, Cuban National Ballet, New York City Ballet, and the London Festival Ballet. His collection, which dates from the 1930s to the 1960s, holds... more
Wells, Mary Ann, -1971
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0006
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Mary Ann Wells was a dance instructor in Seattle, Washington. Her collection contains photographs of her dance classes and her former students.
Jessen, Victor
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0002
1.71 linear feet (7 boxes)
This collection represents the photography practice of ballet enthusiast Victor Jessen. While his best-known work is the decade-long film documentation of the performance Gaîté Parisienne, this collection expands the... more
Avedon, Michael
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0008
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Michael Avedon worked as the house photographer for the Harkness Ballet Company between approximately 1964 and 1975. His collection contains nine prints of individual Harkness Ballet dancers. The prints are all unlabeled and undated.
Alovert, Nina
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0015
0.46 linear feet (2 boxes)
Nina Alovert is a ballet photographer known for her photographs of Mikhail Baryshnikov. Her collection holds photographs of ballet performances in Russia, the United States, and Europe dating from 1960 to 1993. Many of the of the images depict... more
Muyden, Petrus van
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0016
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Petrus van Muyden was a Dutch ballet dancer, choreographer, and teacher. His collection contains photographs of his dance career, including performances, classes, and images of other dancers with whom he collaborated or taught.
Migdoll, Herbert
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0008
2.17 linear feet (7 boxes)
Herbert Migdoll is an artist and was the principal photographer and designer for the Joffrey Ballet. He joined the company as staff photographer in 1968 and later was the Graphics Director, creating photography, sets, and graphic materials. This... more
Truppin, Michael
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 535
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Michael Truppin (1925-1983) was a medical doctor and an avid documentarian of international dance companies. The Michael Truppin dance slides collection, dated 1962 to 1977, holds photographic slides of productions from national and international... more
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