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Found 12 collections related to Dance companies -- United States

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Goldberg, Jane, 1948-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 497
7.72 linear feet (19 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Changing Times Tap Dancing Company collection documents the activities and contributions put forward by its founder Jane Goldberg. Since 1979 Goldberg has preserved, promoted, and performed the dance form while paying respect to its most... more
Berlin, David S.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0014
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
David S. Berlin was the staff photographer for the Nikolais Dance Theatre, the dance company founded by modern dance choreographer, Alwin Nikolais. Berlin's collection contains color transparencies and slides depicting performances choreographed... more
Loring, Eugene
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0012
.80 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Eugene Loring (1911-1982) was an American choreographer, teacher, and dancer best known for his ballet, Billy the Kid. The Eugene Loring photographs, dated 1936 to the 1970s, contain photographs, programs, and a poster... more
Solomons, Gus, Jr., 1940-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 214
25.25 linear feet (75 boxes, 5 tubes); 1241.1 megabytes (259 computer files)
Gus Solomons Jr. is an African-American dancer, choreographer, teacher, and writer. Solomons was a soloist in the dance companies of Donald McKayle, Pearl Lang, Martha Graham and, most notably, Merce Cunningham. Solomons formed his own troupe, The... 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
Seckler, Beatrice
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 284
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Beatrice Seckler (1911-2002) was a professional dancer with a performance and teaching career that spanned over 40 years. The Beatrice Seckler papers contain programs, clippings, correspondences photographs, scripts, letters and other personal... more
Redlich, Don
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 498
9.42 linear feet (24 boxes, 1 volume, 1 tube)
Don Redlich (born in 1929) is a dancer, choreographer, and pedagogue. The Don Redlich papers, dating from 1893 to 2019 (the bulk dates from the 1940s onward), document Redlich's life and career through written descriptions and videos from more
Martha Graham Dance Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 529
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Martha Graham (1894-1991) was an American modern dancer and choreographer, who founded the Martha Graham Dance Company in 1926. The Martha Graham legal papers date from 1945-1948, and contains accounting documents and various legal agreements.
Limón, José
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 95-5500
Personal photograph files of José Limón and Pauline Lawrence Limón.
Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 351
141.69 linear feet (316 boxes, 41 tubes); 116 gigabytes (11663 computer files)
Merce Cunningham (1919-2009) was a dancer, choreographer, and founder of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. The Cunningham Dance Foundation (CDF) was established in 1964 to support the company and advance Cunningham's work. The Merce Cunningham... more
Cunningham, Merce
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 196
43 linear feet (84 boxes)
Merce Cunningham (1919-2009) was a choreographer. He started his career as a dancer with Martha Graham's company, and then left to start his own company. The company, which was created over 60 years ago, is now closed. The collection brings... more
Cunningham, Merce
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 295
9.17 linear feet (22 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Merce Cunningham Dance Company Choreographic records contain materials relating to over 100 of Cunningham's original works. These primarily reflect pieces created for the Company, but there are some notes relating to Cunningham's early... more
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