Found 100 collections related to Dancers

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
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
Alum, Manuel
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 95
1 document box 24 items in 6 folders
Manuel Alum was born in Puerto Rico, but his dance training and his career as a modern dancer, teacher, choreographer and director took place mainly in the United States. He was a leading dancer and assistant director of the Paul Sanasardo Dance... more
Hill, Martha, 1900-1995
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 200
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
Martha Hill, a pioneer in the field of dance instruction, served as the first director of dance at The Juilliard School from 1951 until 1985. She mentored several generations of important dancers and choreographers through her teaching and work... more
Kinch, Myra
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 205
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Myra Kinch papers contain handwritten choreographic notes, photographs, and scores relating to the career of noted choreographer and dancer, Myra Kinch.
Bloch, Stella
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 173
15 linear feet (34 boxes)
Stella Bloch was an ethnic dancer and artist. Bloch took dance lessons from the Isadorables and then learned native dances of the Near East during a year long trip in 1920. During the 1930s and 1940s she wrote film scripts. In the 1950s with a... more
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 14
128 items (22 folders)
American dancer and choreographer. Letters from Shawn to dancer-teacher La Meri (Russell Meriwether Hughes).
Diaz, Paul Timothy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 118
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
The papers document the professional career of Paul Diaz in the early 1990s.
Barstow, Richard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1981-001
17 linear feet (28 boxes)
The Richard and Edith Barstow Papers document the careers of the sister and brother, both as dancers, then as choreographers and directors, for stage, screen, television, the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus, nightclubs, and industrial... more
Barstow, Richard
Music Division | JPB 04-37
5.5 linear feet (14 boxes)
This collection contains manuscripts, manuscript copies, printed scores, and parts belonging to choreographer, director, dancer, and composer Richard Barstow, whose varied career included directing for Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus,... more
Englund, Richard, 1931-1991
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 94
13.80 linear feet (28 boxes)
The Richard Englund Papers cover the professional career of Richard Englund (1931-1991), a noted American dancer, choreographer, director, and teacher. Englund served as the director of several small dance companies, including the pioneering... more
Delza, Sophia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 155
39.33 linear feet (95 boxes)
American dancer, writer, and teacher of tai chi, Sophia Delza had an exceptionally long and varied career. She achieved prominence as an independent modern dance performer and choreographer, but embarked on a second career as an authority on... more
Zahn, Anita
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 120
134 legal size folders in 6 boxes
Correspondence, teaching notes, music scores, programs, clippings and personal documents related to Anita Zahn's professional career as a dancer, teacher and director of schools.
Danilova, Alexandra, 1907-1997
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 280
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Russian ballerina and dance educator Aleksandra Danilova (1903-1907) was one of the premier dancers of the 20th century, and a collaborator with such icons as George Balanchine, Sergey Diaghilev and Leonide Massine. This collection contains... more
De Mille, Agnes
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 140
84 linear feet (142 boxes)
Agnes De Mille was an American dancer, choreographer, director, and writer. The collection contains music scores, correspondence, writings, notes, programs, plots, legal and financial papers, daily reminders, and phone books.
Malinka, Bella
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 143
3 linear feet (5 boxes)
This collection documents the teaching career of Bella Malinka, dance educator, choreographer and dancer, who taught at New York’s School of the Performing Arts from 1949 to 1981.
Darom, Ari
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 116
The collection contains research, correspondence, biographical material, performance-related material, correspondence about Ari Darom's memorial tribute, and a list of his book collection.
Barton, James, 1890-1962
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-028
15.75 linear feet (47 boxes)
James Barton (1890-1962) was an American actor, singer, dancer and comedian in vaudeville, theatre, film and television. The James Barton papers document the career and personal life of James Barton through production files, scripts, sheet music,... more
Hadassah, 1909?-1992
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 135
10.49 linear feet (11 boxes)
Hadassah was a pioneer of Israeli and Indian (Hindu) dancing in America, and a choreographer of rare taste and artistic integrity. Hadassah was also a well-admired instructor, who taught Israeli and Indian dance workshops across the United States... more
Sherman, Jane, 1908-2010
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 193
13 linear feet (31 Boxes)
Jane Sherman was the youngest dancer in the Denishawn group that toured the Far East 1925-1926. In later years she helped reconstruct those early dances. She also was an author of dance books.
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
Duncan, Jeff, 1930-1989
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 89
1 document box 260 items in 20 folders
This collection contains materials covering the period 1963-1990 that pertain to Dance Theater Workshop and Duncan's work on his book. There is an extensive production chronology for the years 1963-1975, listing the... more
Grey, Joel, 1932-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-018
10.95 linear feet (29 boxes)
Joel Grey (1932-) is an American actor, singer, dancer and director, working in theatre and film from the 1950s through the present. The Joel Grey Papers contain publicity and general production files, scripts, photographs and memorabilia on stage... 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
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
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
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
Trier, Carola S.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 266
7.32 linear feet (15 boxes)
Carola Strauss Trier (1913-2000) was a dancer, acrobat, and roller-skating contortionist who worked closely with Joseph Pilates to develop and popularize the Pilates Method. Her papers, which date from 1932 to 2000, document her early life, her... more
Toscanini, Walter, 1898-1971
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 216
80 linear feet (72 boxes)
The Cia Fornaroli and Walter Toscanini Papers document the careers of a wife and husband, both in the field of dance. Fornaroli was a prima ballerina, choreographer, teacher and director, and Walter Toscanini was a dance historian, collector and... more
Stodelle, Ernestine
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 166
0.5 linear feet. (1 box)
The Ernestine Stodelle Correspondence consists of letters to performer, dance researcher, and writer Ernestine Stodelle from several prominent people in the world of dance; Doris Humphrey, Jose Limon, Ted Shawn, Walter Terry, and Charles Weidman.