Found 100 collections related to Dancers

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
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).
Toscanini, Walter, 1898-1971
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res.+ 8
32 v, illus, 29 cm; 32 v, illus, 29 cm
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
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 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
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.
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
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
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.
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
Holm, Hanya, 1893-1992
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 136
19 linear feet
Papers documenting the professional life of dancer, teacher, and choreographer Hanya Holm. Bulk dates, 1931-1980, cover her teaching at the New York Wigman School of the Dance, the Hanya Holm Studio, and Colorado College and her choreography for... 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.
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.
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.
Burton, Deena
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 263
8.4 linear feet (21 boxes)
Deena Burton (1948-2005) was an American dancer and expert in Indonesian dance who founded the non-profit Arts Indonesia. The Deena Burton papers document Burton's study and performance of Indonesian dance, both in the United States and in Indonesia.
Segal, Edith, 1902-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 122
The papers contain a wide variety of materials of potential interest to a scholar of Edith Segal's lifelong dance career or of leftist political activism in dance.
King, Eleanor, 1906-1991
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 87
1 document box 29 items in 9 folders
Eleanor King (1906-1991) writes to her longtime friend about her travels and professional activities.
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
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
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
Goslar, Lotte
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 163
17 linear feet (27 boxes)
Lotte Goslar, a clown-mime, was known for her eccentric and whimsical comedy. She performed throughout Europe and the United States. Her most famous solo was Grandma Always Danced.
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