Found 92 collections related to Costume design drawings

Stratford Festival (Ont.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1996-051
1 portfolio (28 designs), 32 cm; 1 portfolio (28 designs), 32 cm
Canadian theater festival specializing in productions of Shakespeare. Consists of 28 costume designs, all color prints, from a variety of productions, Shakespearean and non. The drawings are identified with the name and date of production, the... more
Moiseiwitsch, Tanya, 1914-2003
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 1998-055
3 paintings mounted on 2 boards, col, 28 x 35 cm. and smaller; 3 paintings mounted on 2 boards, col, 28 x 35 cm. and smaller
Tanya Moiseiwitsch (1914- ), costume designer. Consists of three original designs for an unidentified project, two of which have been mounted side by side on the same piece of cardboard backing. The two paintings mounted together each depict a... more
Packard, Albert
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1993-036
355 designs in 3 boxes
Albert Packard was the business manager of the costume shop for both the Roxy Theatre and Radio City Music Hall from 1930 until 1982. The Roxyettes/Rockettes, a precision chorus line marked by synchronized high kicking, began as the Missouri... more
Morley, Ruth
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-024
38 linear feet (70 boxes)
The Ruth Morley Papers document the career of Ruth Morley, costume designer for theater, opera, motion pictures and television. The materials date from 1940-1990 (bulk years 1925-2005) and include production materials such as costume plots and... more
Sobotka, Ruth
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2012-005
2 boxes (ca. 71 drawings)
Designer, dancer and actress, Ruth A. Sobotka, was born in Vienna in 1925. She emigrated to the United States with her family when she was 14. Sobotka attended the University of Pennsylvania and Carnegie Institute of Technology. She also studied... 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
Jones, Robert Edmond, 1887-1954
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-030
2 boxes (ca. 66 drawings)
Robert Edmond Jones was born in Milton, New Hampshire and attended Harvard University. Jones became an innovative force in modern set design for the American theatre. He also designed for opera and dance and was named Radio City Music Hall's first... more
Stevenson, Robert Ten Eyck
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-036 (Stevenson, R.)
6 original designs, col, 57 x 36 cm; 6 original designs, col, 57 x 36 cm
Robertson Ten Eyck Stevenson was most active designing for the Broadway stage during the years 1925-1936. Pencil and water color costume designs for female performers in the revue Greenwich Village Follies. The designs are entitled: Light, Dance,... more
Lissim, Simon, 1900-1981
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-026
1 poster
One costume design from of an unidentified show featuring a woman in an Egyptian style costume.
Armstrong, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1990-021
117 drawings (in 1 box), color, 28 cm. x 34 cm; 117 drawings (in 1 box), color, 28 cm. x 34 cm
John Armstrong, costume designer. Costume designs in pencil and watercolor for the female characters in the London Film Productions movie, Rembrandt, directed by Alexander Korda with Charles Laughton and Gertrude Lawrence. The film opened on... more
George, Hal
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2007-021
33 drawings (1 box), color, 8.5 x 11 in.; 33 drawings (1 box), color, 8.5 x 11 in.
Costume designer for theater and opera, born in California. Consists of 33 watercolor and ink drawings signed HG, some with notes and fabric swatches attached. Includes productions of ANTIGONE and A WINTER'S TALE. Also a letter, 1960, to George... more
Rosse, Herman, 1887-1965
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-036 (Rosse, H.)
5 original designs
Although born in The Hague, Herman Rosse studied at the Kensington College of Art in London and Stanford University in California. He created over 200 sets for stage and film including those for the Greenwich Village follies, the Ziegfeld follies... more
Crabtree, Howard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-007
33.47 linear feet (26 boxes)
The Howard Crabtree Papers and Designs document Crabtree's life from his high school days to a career in Off-Broadway that featured his unique costume designs.
Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-026
29 linear feet (42 boxes)
The Helen Hayes papers span the years 1817–1963 and consist of correspondence, the majority from friends and colleagues; speeches and writings, including drafts and handwritten index cards of speeches; clippings from her earliest days in theater... more
Stearns, James Hart
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-041
3 linear feet (3 boxes, 104 items)
Costume sketches and 1 box with a maquette by James Hart Stearns.
Greenwood, Jane
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 1999-028
16 drawings (in 1 box), color, 9.5 x 14 in.; 16 drawings (in 1 box), color, 9.5 x 14 in.
Jane Greenwood, costume designer. Consists of sixteen costume designs in pencil and watercolor for the play WEDDING BAND by Alice Childress. Signed with initials JG, the drawings include fabric swatches and pencilled notes.
Adrian, Gilbert
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-036 (Adrian, G.)
4 original designs, col, 51 x 38 cm; 4 original designs, col, 51 x 38 cm
Known through most of his career as "Adrian", Gilbert Adrian was born in Connecticut as Adrian Dolph Greenburg. His designs for Broadway include George White's scandals and Nifties of 1923 but much of his career was spent in Hollywood, designing... more
Lee, Franne, 1941-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-021
15.5 linear feet (31 boxes)
Franne Lee (1941- ) is a costume and production designer for theater and film, as well as a producer and visual artist. This collection contains designs, correspondence, and other materials related her production designs from the 1970s to the... more
Powell, Gabriel M., 1902-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8MWEZ+++29440
7 paintings
Gabriel M. Powell, artist and designer was born in 1902. His early career, in the 1930's, was in dance where he worked as a dancer and designer for the Gluck-Sandor Ballet Theatre. Among the company were such noted dancers as Klarna Pinska, Jose... more
Rabb, Ellis, 1930-1998
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-020
32 linear feet (65 boxes)
The Ellis Rabb Papers document the life and career of actor, director, producer, and author Ellis Rabb and the repertory company he founded in 1960, the Association of Producing Artists (APA).
Ffolkes, David
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-027
4 boxes (ca. 110 drawings)
Costume and set designer David Ffolkes (1912-1966) was born in West Hagley, England and designed costumes and sets for numerous theatre productions and films. He served in the Royal Artillery during World War II and was a prisoner of war in Siam... more
Rychtarik, Richard, 1894-1982
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2003-026
24 drawings in 1 portfolio
Richard Rychtarik, costume and set designer. Consists of 24 watercolor drawings, mostly costume designs, for a 1922 production of ANNE PEDERSDOTTER at The Play House in Cleveland, Ohio. Some of the drawings have notes in pencil on character, actor... more
Heeley, Desmond
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 1998-053
23 costume designs, col, 38 x 57 cm. and smaller; 23 costume designs, col, 38 x 57 cm. and smaller
Desmond Heeley, costume and set designer. Collection consists of 18 assorted sketches, in ink or pencil, some with color highlights, and 5 unsigned paintings. Some of the designs may be from Tom Stoppard's ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD... more
Oenslager, Donald, 1902-1975
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-015
71 linear feet (103 boxes)
Donald Oenslager was a set and lighting designer, teacher, lecturer, writer and collector. The collection consists of set and costume designs, technical drawings, elevations, manuscripts and correspondence with other prominent theater designers.
Jeakins, Dorothy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-053
2 boxes (66 drawings, 1 photograph)
Stage, screen and television costume designer, Dorothy Jeakins (1914-1995) was born in San Diego, California. She won a scholarship to the Otis Art Institute, worked for the WPA and Walt Disney Studios. She designed costumes for dozens of films,... more
Ayers, Lemuel, 1915-1955
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1991-022
2 boxes (18 paintings), col, 60 x 88 cm; 2 boxes (18 paintings), col, 60 x 88 cm
Award winning designer of sets and costumes and a theatrical producer, Lemuel Ayers had a brief but brilliant career with extensive Broadway credits including HIGH BUTTON SHOES and OKLAHOMA! He was born in New York City and received a degree in... more
Bakst, Léon, 1866-1924
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-002
1 box (11 drawings)
Ballet, theater and opera designer, and artist Leon Bakst (1866-1924) was born in Grodno, Russia and studied art in St. Petersburg and in Paris. Some of Bakst's best-known works were for Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. He died at his home in... more
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
Sznajderman, Marius, 1926-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2011-204
5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Marius Sznadjerman was born in Paris in 1926. He escaped to Spain with his parents in 1942, moving to Venezuela where he attended the School of Fine Arts in Caracas. After moving to the United States in 1949, Sznajderman studied at Columbia... more
Living Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2011-253
4 boxes (ca. 346 drawings)
The Living Theatre, founded by Judith Malina and Julian Beck in 1947, produced avant-garde plays performed in New York theaters until 1963, when they were shut down by the IRS for failing to pay taxes. After a worldwide tour, the Living Theatre... more
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