Found 112 collections related to Choreographers

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
Johnson, Carole Y.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 313
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Carole Y. Johnson Aboriginal Dance portfolios hold documents relating to her work as an activist, art director, choreographer and dancer. Johnson, of African-American descent, developed Aboriginal Islanders dance programs through the Black... more
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
Reiter-Soffer, Domy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S)*MGZMD 324
1.3 linear feet (3 boxes)
Domy Reiter-Soffer (b. 1950, Tel Aviv) is a choreographer, actor, director, dancer, painter, and stage designer working for ballet, opera, musical, and play productions as well as television and film. The Domy Reiter-Soffer papers (1964-2008)... more
Reigenborn, Garry
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 330
1.93 linear feet (5 boxes)
Garry Reigenborn was a dancer, choreographer, and teacher involved with avant-garde dance of the 1970s. He performed with companies such as the Andrew DeGroat Dancers and the Lucinda Childs Dance Company. The Garry Reigenborn papers (1977-2004)... 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
Saeko Ichinohe and Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 467
28.43 linear feet (67 boxes, 1 volume); 21.73 gb (7,547 computer files)
Saeko Ichinohe (born 1936) was the founder, choreographer, and a dancer of the Saeko Ichinohe Dance Company, which she created in 1970. The Company merged traditional Japanese movement, music, and costumes with modern Western movement. The... more
Zeckendorf, Nancy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 474
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Nancy Zeckendorf is an arts patron and former Metropolitan Opera ballet dancer. Zeckendorf was a close friend of British choreographer Antony Tudor and one of the trustees of his will. The Nancy Zeckendorf collection on Antony Tudor and Oliver... more
Bausch, Pina
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 491
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Pina Bausch (1940-2009) was a German choreographer and dancer known for her use of the expressionistic Tanztheater style, which combined elements of drama and modern dance. The Pina Bausch collection documents the later portion of her career,... more
Spalding, Murray
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 486
4.75 linear feet (10 containers); 526.7 megabytes (90 files)
Murray Spalding (1944-2010) was an American choreographer, dancer, and teacher most known for her spiritually evocative Mandala dance series. The Murray Spalding papers date from about 1953 to 2011 and outline her career... more
Dunn, Judith
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 431
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Judith Dunn (1933-1983) was an avant-garde American dancer and choreographer. The Judith Dunn collection dates from 1963 to 1978 and documents her work with the Judith Dunn/Bill Dixon Company, and to some extent, her work as a founding member of... 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
Foreman, Laura, 1936-2001
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 162
27 linear feet (58 boxes)
Laura Foreman was the director of dance at the New School. Her Laura Foreman Dance Theater performed extensively in the 1970s and her Composers and Choreographers Theater gave exposure to new and avant-garde choreographers. Collection includes... 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
Dafora, Asadata, 1890-1965
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 48
Correspondence mainly addressed to Dafora from friends, business associates, and promotional agents; some express his continued association with Sierra Leone. Also, personal papers, autobiographical sketch written in 1960, agreements, contracts,... 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
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 302
13.09 linear feet (34 boxes); 745.9 mb (245 computer files)
Mikhail Baryshnikov (1948- ) is a Russian-American dancer, choreographer and actor. The Mikhail Baryshnikov Archive holds awards, choreographer files, contracts, correspondence, photographs, press clippings, programs, scripts, and other materials... 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
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