Found 88 collections related to Costume design drawings

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
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).
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.
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
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
Burlingame, Lloyd
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2001-021
6 drawings (in 1 box), color, 55 x 72 cm; 6 drawings (in 1 box), color, 55 x 72 cm
Lloyd Burlingame, designer for the theater. Consists of six designs in watercolor and ink for the following productions of the Association of Producing Artists: three signed costume designs for TWELFTH NIGHT and one unsigned set design for each of... 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.
Boyt, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-024
2 lnear feet (4 boxes)
Designer, producer and writer, John Boyt (1921-1983) was born in Newark, New Jersey. From the 1940s to the early 1980s, Boyt designed costumes, sets, and occasionally lighting, for theater, dance, opera, television, and film. His credits include... more
Urban, Joseph, 1872-1933
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1937-001
Designs used in the 1914 production of The Garden of Paradise based on The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Anderson.
Weiss, Julie
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 1998-057
4 drawings, b x w, 49 x 76 cm; 4 drawings, b x w, 49 x 76 cm
Julie Weiss, costume designer. 4 drawings, mostly in pencil, but with some pen, paint and pastel, are from various productions, mostly unidentified. They include Mrs. Kendall from a television production of The Elephant Man, "Fantasy Billy" from... more
Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2007-009
30 linear feet (65 boxes)
The Katharine Hepburn papers consist of correspondence, scripts, photographs, scrapbooks, programs, contracts, financial papers, production materials, notebooks, and clippings documenting the theatrical career of the legendary actress. A few items... more
Hurry, Leslie, 1909-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 1998-054
4 drawings, col, 30 x 46 cm. and smaller; 4 drawings, col, 30 x 46 cm. and smaller
Leslie Hurry (1909-1978), costume designer. Consists of four original designs in ink with color highlights, signed by Hurry. Three drawings, including one sheet with two different designs, were made for the 1966 production of THE LAST TSAR in... 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
Burnside, R. H. (Robert Hubberthorne), 1873-1952
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1952-002
34.4 linear feet (76 boxes)
Showman R.H. Burnside (1870-1952) was born in Glasgow to a theatrical family. His career began at London's Savoy Theatre in the 1880's where he worked backstage for the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company on its original productions of Gilbert and Sullivan... more
Motley, pseud
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2012-003
2 boxes (93 drawings)
Motley is the corporate name of sisters Margaret Harris (1904-2000) and Sophie Harris (1900-1966), and Elizabeth Montgomery Wilmot (1902-1993), who designed sets and costumes for theatre, opera, ballet and motion pictures from 1932 to 1976 in... more
Karson, Nat
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2011-101
6 boxes (ca. 600 drawings)
Nat Karson, producer and designer of costumes, sets, and lighting in theatrical and television productions in New York, was born in Zurich, Switzerland in 1908, and moved to Chicago at an early age. He moved to New York in 1929, and worked in... 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.
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