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Found 15 collections related to Choreography

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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
Andersen, Marion
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 289
11.3 linear feet (27 boxes, 1 tube)
Marion Andersen (1924-2002) was a modern dancer, choreographer, and instructor. The Marion Andersen papers, dated 1930 to 2002, document her choreography work; creation of dance departments and performing companies at Utah State University and the... more
Hoving, Lucas
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 269
2.35 linear feet (6 boxes)
Lucas Hoving (1912 - 2000) was a modern dancer, choreographer and teacher. The Lucas Hoving papers document the professional and personal life of the noted dancer and choreographer with a focus on Hoving's choreography.
Solov, Zachary, 1923-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 261
8.72 linear feet (25 boxes)
Zachary Solov (1923-2004) was a dancer and choreographer who spent many years as the ballet master at the Metropolitan Opera. The Zachary Solov papers (1870-2005) contain programs, notes, photographs, posters, scrapbooks and personal materials... more
Saddler, Donald
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 293
37.69 linear feet (93 boxes)
Donald Saddler was a choreographer, director, and dancer in the disciplines of film, stage, ballet, and opera. The Donald Saddler papers contain materials from 1920 to 2010 that document Saddler's professional life, including correspondence,... more
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
Ashley, Merrill
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 495
14.37 linear feet (39 boxes)
Merrill Ashley (1950 - ) is an American ballerina who danced for 31 years with the New York City Ballet, most of them under George Balanchine. Her papers, dating from 1950 to 2017, document her career through ballet class and choreography... more
Fibich, Felix
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 364
1.55 linear feet (5 boxes)
Felix Fibich (1917-2014) was a Polish-American classical and modern dancer, choreographer, actor, and instructor best known for his expertise in Jewish traditional dances. Fibich often danced with his wife Judith Berg Fibich (1912-1992), who... more
Kosloff, Alexis
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 342
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Alexis Kosloff (circa 1888-1983) was a dancer, instructor, writer, and choreographer. The Alexis Kosloff papers (1905-1951) hold sheet music, photographs, programs, publications, promotional materials, writings, clippings, and correspondence... more
Bindig, Susan
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 441
1.68 linear feet (4 boxes)
Wendy Hilton was a choreographer, dancer, instructor, researcher, and author specializing in Baroque dance. Her papers contain files related to her dance performance and teaching career; her early life in England; and her research files and plans... more
Morgan, Marion, 1881-1971
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0005
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Marion Morgan was a dance instructor, choreographer, and founder of the Marion Morgan Dancers. Her collection consists entirely of photographs, most of which depict the films on which she worked as a choreographer. There are also some personal... more
Fisher, Nellie, 1920-1994
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0012
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Nellie Fisher was a dancer and choreographer who worked in theatre, television, and served as director of the Memphis Ballet. Her collection contains photographs depicting her dance performances and images of the works she choreographed.
De Mille, Agnes
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0017
5.88 linear feet (16 boxes)
The Agnes de Mille photographs, dating from the 1860s to the 1980s, chronicle her professional career as a dancer, choreographer, director, writer, and arts advocate. The photographs also recount de Mille's personal life and the members of the de... more
Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 499
12.25 linear feet (30 boxes, 1 tube); 54.16494 gigabytes (8,622 computer files)
The Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center (THPAC) is a non-profit organization based in Brooklyn, New York, whose mission is supporting Black performers and providing community access to dance. The Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center records, which... more
Summers, Elaine, 1925-2014
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 422
24.8 linear feet (62 boxes, 1 oversize folder); 11.7 gigabytes (6283 computer files)
Elaine Summers (1925-2014) was an American dancer, choreographer, experimental filmmaker, artist, and teacher. The Elaine Summers papers date from 1929 to 2019 (bulk 1958-2014) and document her career, as well as the histories of the Experimental... more
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