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Halprin, Anna
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
1.42 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume)
Anna Halprin, an American dancer known for her innovative and experimental technique, is a leading figure of the postmodern dance movement. This collection documents the artist's career with print materials, press clippings, biographies, San... more
Needham, Maureen
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 400
3.78 linear feet (9 boxes); 12.47 mb (1 computer files)
Maureen Needham-Aldrich is an American dance historian. She began her career as a professional ballet dancer in New Orleans. Her contributions to dance scholarship include extensive research on dance therapy, dance education, European and American... more
Espenak, Liljan
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 331
4.45 linear feet (11 boxes)
Liljan Espenak (1905-1988) was a dancer, instructor, dance therapist and author. Espenak was born in Norway. During the 1920s, she moved to Berlin to study under Mary Wigman. Espenak established her own dance school in Berlin. In the 1930s,... more
Polk, Elizabeth
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S)*MGZMD 312
1.68 linear feet (4 boxes)
Elizabeth Polk (1902-2001) was an Austrian-American dancer and dance teacher who is considered one of the pioneers of dance therapy. She was particularly renowned for her work with mentally, physically, and behaviorally disabled children. The... more