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Helscher, Fern
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 191
8 linear feet (16 boxes)
Fern Helscher was the publicist and booking agent for Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers in the 1930s, promoting and arranging the company’s performances and tours in the United States and Europe. With the establishment of Jacob’s Pillow as an... more
Soares, Janet Mansfield
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 270
3.36 linear feet (8 boxes)
Janet Mansfield Soares is a dancer, choreographer, teacher, and author. The Janet Mansfield Soares papers document her professional life, with a focus on her choreography and research. Materials consist of choreographic notes, teaching materials,... more
Erdman, Jean
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 170
36 linear feet (66 boxes)
The Jean Erdman Papers document the professional life of Jean Erdman Campbell, a dancer, choreographer, and dance instructor. Materials date from the late 1930s to the mid-1990s, and cover the early stages of her career as well as productions... more
Duncan, Jeff, 1930-1989
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 161
6 linear feet (12 boxes)
The collection documents the career of choreographer, dancer, and teacher Jeff Duncan from 1956 - 1989. It contains correspondence, production material, photographs, oversized material, and personal material.
Grand Union (Performance group)
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 132
Grand Union, a performing arts collective, was active between 1970 and 1976. This collection includes office files, press materials, photographs, and information on the performances and performers of the group, especially Yvonne Rainer.
Obolensky, Helene
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 213
9.79 linear feet (12 boxes)
The Helene Obolensky Papers document Obolensky's activities in the field of dance book publishing. Obolensky (born 1919), who had a varied career in fashion, marketing, public relations, and publishing, later established Helene Obolensky... more
Shurr, Gertrude
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 76
11.25 linear feet (9 boxes)
The professional papers of modern dance performer, teacher, and writer Gertrude Shurr.
Foreman, Laura, 1936-2001
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 162
27 linear feet (58 boxes)
Laura Foreman was the director of dance at the New School. Her Laura Foreman Dance Theater performed extensively in the 1970s and her Composers and Choreographers Theater gave exposure to new and avant-garde choreographers. Collection includes... more
Danielian, Leon, 1920-1997;Loring, Eugene, 1914-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 178
8.09 linear feet (9 boxes)
The Leon Danielian Papers document the career of the American ballet dancer and teacher through an extensive set of photographs, as well as a more limited selection of correspondence, clippings, financial records, and teaching materials.... more
Willis, John (John A.)
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 217
34 linear feet (82 Boxes)
John Willis was the editor of Dance World, a yearly publication that chronicled the dance season. The papers contain the material that he used in creating the yearbook.
Greco, José
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 04-3673
6.25 linear feet (13 boxes)
José Greco (1918-2000) created a unique hybrid of Spanish dance from the regional, flamenco and gypsy forms. This photographic collection not only visualizes the distinct style of the José Greco Dance Company, but it also contains some personal... more
Tallchief, Maria
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 215
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
Maria Tallchief, was a prima ballerina, and an original member of the New York City Ballet. Her papers consist of material after her retirement from dancing.
Andersen, Marion
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 289
11.3 linear feet (27 boxes, 1 tube)
Marion Andersen (1924-2002) was a modern dancer, choreographer, and instructor. The Marion Andersen papers, dated 1930 to 2002, document her choreography work; creation of dance departments and performing companies at Utah State University and the... more
Hill, Martha, 1900-1995
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 264
5.71 linear feet (14 boxes)
Martha Hill (1900-1995) was one of the most influential dance instructors of the 20th century and the first director of the Juilliard Dance Division. Janet Mansfield Soares worked with Martha Hill as a student, colleague, and teacher of dance... more
Zali, Lila, 1918-2003
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 256
1.76 linear feet (5 boxes)
Lila Zali, born Elizaveta Borisova Zalipskaya (1918-2003), was a ballerina, educator, choreographer, and founder of Ballet Pacifica. The Lila Zali papers (1898-2003) document her life as a dancer from her childhood until retirement through... more
Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 253
.42 linear feet (1 box)
This collection contains personal letters from Lincoln Kirstein to Robert Harris Chapman and to Alexander Jensen Yow. It also includes a typescript of a play, Magic Carpet, written by Lincoln Kirstein in 1967 and several... 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
Hoving, Lucas
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 269
2.35 linear feet (6 boxes)
Lucas Hoving (1912 - 2000) was a modern dancer, choreographer and teacher. The Lucas Hoving papers document the professional and personal life of the noted dancer and choreographer with a focus on Hoving's choreography.
Lampkin, Lucy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 208
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Lucy Phelps Lampkin Papers contains newspaper articles, programs, letters, journals, photographs and a scrapbook relating to her career as a teacher in Athens, Georgia, where she directed the Lucy Lampkin School of the Dance and Related Arts,... more
Joel, Lydia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 139
32 boxes
This collection documents the life of Lydia Joel, a dancer, educator, editor, writer and producer. The collection spans the years 1906-1993 and consists of correspondence, personal papers; teaching notes, grant applications, research material,... more
Butler, John, 1920-1993
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 174
8 linear feet (16 boxes)
John Butler (1918-1993) was a dancer and choreographer who combined both classical and modern dance styles in his work. After a brief period leading his own dance company, Butler became a successful freelance choreographer on television and for... more
Dougherty, John, 1910-1988
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 137
5.75 linear feet (12 boxes)
John Dougherty was a dancer, dance historian and dance critic who spent most of his life affiliated with Ruth St. Denis and the Denishawn School. He was a student at Denishawn in the 1920s and later, served as secretary and literary adviser to... more
Martin, John Joseph, 1893-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 260
17.14 linear feet (45 boxes)
John Martin (1893-1985) was America's first major dance critic. The John Martin papers (1890-1985) document the pioneering critic's career, as well as his interests in theater, the history of dance, and dance education.
Ren-Lay, Judith
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 283
2.77 linear feet (7 boxes)
Judith Ren-Lay (b. 1943) is a New York City-based dancer and performance artist. The Judith Ren-Lay papers, dating from 1965 to 1999, contain scores, scripts, programs, notes, and photographs which document Ren-Lay's solo and group productions.
Scott, Judith, 1937-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 183
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
Judith Scott was a founding member along with Gus Giordano of Dance Inc.-Chicago. She was also an educator, teaching Modern Dance at the University of Jamaica in the West Indies, Northwestern University and Barnard College. Scott also formed... more
Gam, Kaja
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 204
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Kaja Gam was a choreographer, performance artist, filmmaker and artistic director of the Awkward Dance Company, as well as a founding member of the School of Hard Knocks. The collection consists of art, production notes, photographs,... more
Baker, Kent, 1947-1994
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 287
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
Kent Baker was the founder and choreographer of A Baker's Half Dozen, the first modern dance company based in Brooklyn, New York. The papers document the professional career of the choreographer and include the records of his company, his master's... more
Pinska, Klarna
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 141
3.5 linear feet (8 boxes)
Klarna Pinska was a dancer, instructor and choreographer who studied under Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn at the Denishawn School in California and New York. She studied further under Charles Weidman and Doris Humphrey. Pinska was committed to... more
La Meri, 1898-1988
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 207
6 linear feet (8 boxes)
La Meri was a dancer of ethnic dances, a teacher of ethnic dance and a writer of poetry. She taught Mexican and Spanish and East Indean dance. She established small companies that both toured and performed at festivals. La Meri's school during the... more
Ter-Arutunian, Rouben, 1920-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 277
17.68 linear feet (43 boxes, 1 tube)
Rouben Ter-Arutunian (1920-1992) was a scenic and costume designer whose work was represented in ballet, opera, theater, and television. The Rouben Ter-Arutunian papers contain personal and professional materials from his 40 year career as a... more
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