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Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury, 1930-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 311
3.19 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury collection contains a partial autobiography, family photographs, publicity, career related photographs, printed matter, and some correspondence relating to the life and career of Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury (1930-2003) an... more
Hadassah, 1909?-1992
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 128
1.05 linear feet (3 boxes)
The New Dance Group (NDG), founded in 1932, provided classes, scholarships, studio rentals, public performances, and support of new choreographic work to the New York City dance community. The Hadassah collection of New Dance Group Studio, Inc.... more
Platt, Marc, 1913-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 329
1.93 linear feet (5 boxes)
Marc Platt (b. 1913) is a dancer, musical theater performer, and actor who danced with such ballet companies as the Ballets Russes du Col. W. de Basil and Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, and later performed in Broadway musicals. The Marc Platt papers... more
Time-Life Books
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 552
38.75 linear feet (93 boxes)
The Time-Life research files on dance, dating from 1920 to 1994, consist of biographical and subject files about individuals, companies, and terms related to the dance industry.
King, Eleanor, 1906-1991
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 96
27 linear feet (49 boxes)
Eleanor King was a pioneer in the field of modern dance. She was an an original dancer of the Humphrey-Weidman group, a choreographer, and a teacher. Miss King became one of the first dance instructors in the United States, she was a professor in... more
Skipper, William
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 185
17 linear feet (38 boxes)
William "Billy" Skipper was a dancer, choreographer and filmmaker. Skipper danced with all the greats of Broadway in the 1940s and 1950s. He choreographed for musical theater throughout the United States. Skipper produced two films, one about the... more
Farrah, Ibrahim
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 159
8.34 linear feet (21 boxes)
Ibrahim Farrah (1939-1998) was a well-known performer, teacher, and scholar of Middle Eastern dance, who also became the founder and publisher of Arabesqué, a notable journal of international and ethnic dance. The... more
De Mille, Agnes
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 100
36 linear feet (1075 folders in 83 boxes)
The correspondence and writings of Agnes de Mille cover the period of 1871-1993 and were in the possession of Agnes de Mille at the time of her death. They relate to 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
Enters, Angna, 1897-1989
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 158
158 boxes
Angna Enters was a dancer and mime, a painter and writer. She developed nearly 300 separate characters for her touring Theater of Angna Enters from 1928-1960. She was a well-known artist and sculptor. Enters designed and... more
Ross, Bertram, 1920-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 219
18 linear feet (46 boxes)
Bertram Ross was the principal male dancer of the Martha Graham Dance Company from 1957-1973. His later career was as a choreographer, teacher and singer. Materials include correspondence, photographs and clippings.
Lynn, Carol, 1893-1987
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 209
6.4 linear feet (17 boxes)
The Carol Lynn Papers document the career of the dancer, educator and administrative director of Jacob's Pillow, Carol Lynn. The papers consist of a selection of photographs, programs, promotional material, a limited amount of correspondence and... more
Mordkin, Mikhail, 1881-1944
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 98
4 document boxes 237 items in 72 folders
The papers of Mikhail Mordkin cover the period from circa 1885 to 1979, the year of his wife's death. They pertain to both his family life and professional career. The bulk of the collection consists of official and... 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.
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 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.
Koner, Pauline
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 138
28.5 linear feet (48 boxes)
Pauline Koner, one of America’s foremost modern dance choreographers and performers, trained with Michel Fokine, Michio Ito and Yeichi Nimura. She created works for stage shows at New York City's Roxy Theater, for ice shows, and for television... more
Page, Ruth, 1899-1991
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 416
10.2 linear feet (26 boxes)
The Ruth Page papers, Additions (1904-1977) contain correspondence, business records, photographs, awards, programs, and other publicity materials relating to American dancer and choreographer Ruth Page.
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 419
36.93 linear feet (56 boxes, 17 volumes, 8 oversized folders)
Ted Shawn (1891-1972) was an American dancer, choreographer, educator, and founder of Jacob's Pillow, an internationally renowned dance education center and performance space. With Ruth St. Denis, he created the Denishawn School of Dance, the... more
Robbins, Jerome
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 479
1.38 linear feet (2 boxes)
Jerome Robbins (1918-1998) was an American dancer, choreographer, producer, and director who worked in ballet, theater, film, and television. The collection contains a mix of items dating from 1944 to 1989. Of note are original manuscript scores... more
George Balanchine Foundation
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 146
42 boxes
Popular Balanchine Dossiers document the Paris and London revues, Broadway work, and London and Hollywood films choreographed by George Balanchine, 1929-1954. This collection includes research by 20 principal researchers and includes binders with... more
Lippincott, Gertrude Lawton
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 114
.5 linear feet (18 folders in 1 box)
Description: Memoirs and writings
Crane, Frederick
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 273
.38 linear feet (1 box)
In the late 1930s, the New York City based Theatre Dance Company sought to express modern times through a wide range of dance subjects. The Frederick Crane collection of Theatre Dance Company materials (1889-1937) contains such a range of... 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
Greco, José
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 112
48 linear feet (302 folders
The papers primarily document the administrative roles José Greco filled as director of Spanish dance companies and as head of the José Greco Foundation for Hispanic Dance.
Zali, Lila, 1918-2003
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 256
1.76 linear feet (5 boxes)
Lila Zali, born Elizaveta Borisova Zalipskaya (1918-2003), was a ballerina, educator, choreographer, and founder of Ballet Pacifica. The Lila Zali papers (1898-2003) document her life as a dancer from her childhood until retirement through... more
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
Gam, Kaja
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 204
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Kaja Gam was a choreographer, performance artist, filmmaker and artistic director of the Awkward Dance Company, as well as a founding member of the School of Hard Knocks. The collection consists of art, production notes, photographs,... more
Bull, Richard
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZMD 147
17 linear feet (34 boxes)
Papers documenting the professional life of dancer, teacher, choreographer and arts administrator, Richard Niles Bull. Bulk dates, 1964-1998, include his work as teacher and administrator at New York University, the State University of New York at... 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
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