http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification 720 XTF Search Results (keyword=american dance festival) http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/search?keyword%3Damerican%20dance%20festival Results for your query: keyword=american dance festival Thu, 19 May 2016 12:00:00 GMT Allegra Fuller Snyder Papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Arizona State University/AFS-EAD_mss005.xml The collection includes the research, personal and professional files of Allegra Fuller Snyder, professor emerita and past chair of the UCLA Department of Dance. Evident in the collection is what a comprehensive thinker Allegra Fuller Snyder was, and is. Her personal files reflect a wide range of interests from performance dance to film, and from dance ethnology to dance therapy. For Snyder, learning had both academic and experiential dimensions. Her professional and personal interests are oftentimes indistinct which contextualizes the collection, and her intellectual process. In addition to being professor emerita and past chair of the UCLA Dance Department, Snyder coordinated (along with Professor Elsie Dunin) the pioneer graduate program in Dance Ethnology at UCLA. Serving as chair of the Ethnic Arts Program from 1974 with an inter-college and interdisciplinary curriculum, the program later was integrated into the Department of Dance, becoming the Department of World Arts and Cultures. Snyder was an active... http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Arizona State University/AFS-EAD_mss005.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT American Dance Festival Company and Biographical Reference Collection, 1934-2003. American Dance Festival http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/American Dance Festival/adfadfcobID.xml The American Dance Festival is a non-profit organization committed to serving the needs of dance, dancers, choreographers, and professionals in dance-related fields. It presents a six and a half week summer festival of modern dance performances and educational programs, hosts community outreach activities, and sponsors numerous projects in the humanities. Its mission is to create and present new dance works, preserve the modern dance heritage, build wider national and international audiences and enhance public understanding and appreciation for modern dance, and provide training and education for dancers and choreographers. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/American Dance Festival/adfadfcobID.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT American Dance Festival Photographic Materials Collection, circa 1930-2008. American Dance Festival http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/American Dance Festival/adfadfphotoID.xml The American Dance Festival is a non-profit organization committed to serving the needs of dance, dancers, choreographers, and professionals in dance-related fields. It presents a six and a half week summer festival of modern dance performances and educational programs, hosts community outreach activities, and sponsors numerous projects in the humanities. Its mission is to create and present new dance works, preserve the modern dance heritage, build wider national and international audiences and enhance public understanding and appreciation for modern dance, and provide training and education for dancers and choreographers. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/American Dance Festival/adfadfphotoID.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT American Dance Guild records. Compiled by Laura Slezak Karas. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan18422.xml Founded in 1956 as the Guild of Creative Teachers of Children's Dance, the New York City-based American Dance Guild evolved into a non-profit service organization dedicated to uniting the dance community at both the individual and organizational levels. Consisting of administrative files, Board of Directors correspondence and meeting minutes, as well as extensive conference, seminar, and workshop materials, the American Dance Guild records document over forty-five years of service to the dance community. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan18422.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Ann Barzel Dance Research Collection. Barzel, Ann http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Newberry Dance Finding Aids/BarzelResearch.xml Materials collected by dance critic Ann Barzel, documenting the history of dance in Chicago and worldwide. Research collection includes brochures and other publicity, newsclippings, programs, souvenir books, audiovisual material, posters and prints, photographs, scrapbooks, and artifacts. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Newberry Dance Finding Aids/BarzelResearch.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Anna Halprin papers. Compiled by Sarah Wade, Pratt Institute, 2012. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19000.xml 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 Francisco Dancers' Workshop newsletters, award programs, and photographs. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19000.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Antony Balcena papers. Balcena, Antony, 1954-1995 http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/UCLA/balce625.xml Antony Galindo Balcena, a Mexican-American, was born in Lompoc, California in April 30, 1954 and died in Los Angeles, California in November 23, 1995. Antony Balcena, (also known as Tony Balcena) was an accomplished dancer, choreagrapher and Gay and AIDS activist. He was known for his unique choreographic style and, through his life, he created and performed intimate and controversial performances such as "Dudes" and "Shell of Flesh." This collection documents the life and work of Balcena as a choreographer, dancer, and Gay and AIDS activists. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/UCLA/balce625.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Armgard von Bardeleben Collection. Finding aid prepared by Music Division, Library of Congress http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Library of Congress/Music Division/vonBardeleben.xml German dancer, choreographer, and teacher. The Collection contains ephemera; photographs; scrapbooks; choreographic and class notes; correspondence; Martha Graham Dance Company materials; Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance materials; subject files. The Collection holds moving images and sound recordings, which have been transferred to the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division. An inventory of these materials is found in Appendix A. An inventory of books that also came with the Collection is detailed in Appendix B. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Library of Congress/Music Division/vonBardeleben.xml Sun, 01 Jan 2012 12:00:00 GMT Arthur Todd Dance collection. Todd, Arthur. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/UCLA/todd1134.xml Collection consists of ephemera, photographs, programs, and memorabilia relating to dance in the twentieth century. Includes clippings, programs, fliers, magazines, and posters, as well as letters to Todd. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/UCLA/todd1134.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Bates Dance Festival records. Bates Dance Festival http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Bates College/CA1001ID.xml The collection documents the administrative, educational, creative, outreach, and public relations aspects of the Bates Dance Festival, which is held annually each summer at Bates College, from its founding in 1982 until the present. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Bates College/CA1001ID.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Benjamin Harkarvy papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19835.xml The Benjamin Harkarvy Papers from the 1940s to 2003 cover the academic and professional career of the distinguished dancer and teacher. It contains notes and notebooks, teaching materials, photographs, clippings and publicity material. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19835.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Bernadine Jennings papers. Compiled by Valerie Wingfield, 2013 http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19016.xml Bernadine Jennings was the founder and executive director of Dance Giant Steps, Inc. Founded in 1979, this not-for-profit organization promoted professional dance artists and companies. This was mostly through the organization's publication "Attitude: The Dancers' Magazine," published quarterly. The collection, dated 1969 to 2005, mostly holds publicity material about the dance companies that resided or held dance performances in New York City. Represented in the collection are classical ballet, folkloric and ethnic dances, and modern dance. African-American dance companies are strongly represented in the collection. The files feature correspondence, photographs, press kits, publications, slides, and several drawings. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19016.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Bessie Schönberg papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19838.xml Personal and professional papers of dance educator Bessie Schönberg, 1932-1997. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19838.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Beverly Brown papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19856.xml The Beverly Brown Papers document the career of Beverly Brown, dancer, choreographer, teacher and writer. The material dates from 1955-2000 and includes professional correspondence, programs, scores, photographs, clippings, video logs, journals/notebooks featuring choreography notes and diary entries as well as original manuscripts. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19856.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Boehm/de Leon Collection , 1931-1980. Marissa de Leon and Leah Marie Boehm http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/MPD/boehmID.xml http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/MPD/boehmID.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Charles Reinhart Management, Inc. Records, 1956-1992. Charles Reinhart Management, Inc. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/American Dance Festival/adfcrmiID.xml Charles Reinhart Management, Inc. (CRMI) was involved in dance company management, festival production, grant-funded projects, and assorted professional services. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/American Dance Festival/adfcrmiID.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Dance magazine records. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19861.xml Richard Philp was the editor-in-chief of Dance Magazine, from 1989-2000. The collection reflects his editorship at the magazine. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19861.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT The Dance Notation Bureau Collection. The Dance Notation Bureau http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Ohio State University/DNBupdates.xml The Dance Notation Bureau Collection contains original manuscripts of scores and other materials that contribute to the DNB mission to advance the art of dance through the use of notation. The majority of the dance scores in the collection have been created using the symbol system called Labnotation. These scores include works by artists such as George Balachine, Paul Taylor, Antony Tudor, Bill T. Jones, Doris Humphrey, William Forsythe, José Limón, Laura Dean, and about 155 others. The Dance Notation Bureau is a non-profit organization which assists in staging works from score. The Dance Notation Bureau's Extension for Education and Research is located at The Ohio State University. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Ohio State University/DNBupdates.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Daniel Nagrin papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19864.xml The Daniel Nagrin papers contain correspondence, business records, writings, teaching materials, programs and clippings, and personal items relating to the career of noted choreographer and dancer, Daniel Nagrin. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19864.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Danspace Project records. Compiled by Susan Malsbury. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan18443.xml The Danspace Project was founded in 1974 at the St. Mark's Church In-The-Bowery in New York City to present, support, and encourage new work in dance and performance within a supportive environment. The Danspace Project records document over three decades of dance performances produced by, or affiliated with, the Danspace Project, as well as document the day-to-day management of an arts non-profit. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan18443.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT David Sears papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19814.xml Research files used by David Sears for writing reviews and articles on dance and theater. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19814.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Deena Burton papers. Compiled by Susan Malsbury. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan18475.xml Deena Burton (1948-2005) was an American dancer and expert in Indonesian dance who founded the non-profit Arts Indonesia. The Deena Burton papers document Burton's study and performance of Indonesian dance, both in the United States and in Indonesia. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan18475.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT DNB History Files. Staff and colleagues of the Dance Notation Bureau http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Dance Notation Bureau/dnbhisto_new.xml The Dance Notation Bureau is a non-profit organization founded in 1940 to ensure that theatrical dances can be performed in versions true to the choreographer's artistic vision. The DNB achieves this goal through documenting dance on paper using a symbol system called Labanotation. The DNB History Files are comprised of materials that trace the development and history of the DNB, Labanotation, and the dance notation community. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Dance Notation Bureau/dnbhisto_new.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Doris Humphrey collection. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19673.xml The collection of personal manuscript materials of Doris Humphrey, American modern dance pioneer, choreographer, dancer, teacher, and writer, reflects all phases of her life and career. There are approximately seven thousand items in the collection. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19673.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Eiko & Koma's Archives Inventory,1970-2012. Finding aid prepared by Patricia Gay, Rosemary Candelario, and Supriya Wronkiewicz http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Dance Company Finding Aids/EandK.xml Eiko Otake and Takashi Koma Yamada, generally known as Eiko & Koma, are a Japanese performance duo. Since 1972, Eiko & Koma have worked as co-artistic directors, choreographers, and performers, creating a unique theater of movement out of stillness, shape, light, sound, and time. Eiko & Koma have created and presented site works as free-admission events at dozens of sites for over 40,000 audience members. Eiko & Koma have received two "Bessies"(1984 and 1990), Guggenheim (1985), MacArthur (1996) and United States Artists (2006) Fellowships. They were honored with the Samuel H. Scripps American Dance Festival Award (2004) and the Dance Magazine Award (2006) for lifetime achievement in modern dance. Most recently, Eiko & Koma were honored to be among the first round of artists selected for the Doris Duke Performing Arts Awards (2012). The collection documents the activities of the performance duo. The materials in the collection span the years from 1970 through 2012. The collection is arranged in seven series: ... http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Dance Company Finding Aids/EandK.xml Sun, 01 Jan 2012 12:00:00 GMT Ensemble Espanol Spanish Dance Theater Collection,. Virginia Hay Smith http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Newberry Dance Finding Aids/EnsembleEsp.xml Material collected by Libby Komaiko, founder of the Ensemble Espanol Spanish Dance Theater, relating to her and the dance company. Consists mostly of photographs of Komaiko and other dancers, plus a few clippings, flyers, posters, programs, and miscellaneous pieces. Also, two copies of a videotape entitled “The First 20 Years, 1976-1996.” http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Newberry Dance Finding Aids/EnsembleEsp.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Eye on Dance records. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19810.xml Eye on Dance was an interview program concerned with all varieties of dance, ranging from ballet to modern, tap dancing to break dancing. The series initially aired on WNYC and WNYE in New York from 1981 to 1992. Produced by Celia Ipiotis and Jeffrey Bush and hosted by Ipiotis, Eye on Dance always featured video excerpts to illustrate discussion topics. The Eye on DanceRecords consist of research material, programs and clippings related to the various subjects addressed on the series. There are also some episode scripts from the series, and office files from the non-profit arts organizations in which Ipiotis and Bush were involved. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19810.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Franziska Boas collection1920-1988.. Boas, Franziska, 1902-1988. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Library of Congress/Music Division/mu006001ID.xml Correspondence, labanotation scores and other choreographic notes, business records, playbills, production material, writings by Franz Boas, artwork, and other papers chiefly documenting the life and career of pioneering dancer and teacher Franziska Boas. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Library of Congress/Music Division/mu006001ID.xml Sun, 01 Jan 2006 12:00:00 GMT Free to Dance Records, 1987-2004. American Dance Festival, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Thirteen/WNET New York http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/American Dance Festival/adffreetodanceID.xml Free to Dance: The African-American Presence in Modern Dance was a three-part television documentary co-produced by the American Dance Festival and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in association with Thirteen/WNET New York. The series aired on PBS' Great Performances: Dance in America in 2001. It chronicled the role of African-American choreographers and dancers in the development of modern dance as an American art form. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/American Dance Festival/adffreetodanceID.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Gus Solomons papers and the Gus Solomons Company/Dance, Inc. records. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19850.xml Gus Solomons Jr. is a 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 Solomons Company/Dance in 1972. The troupe traveled to University and College campuses throughout the United States. The collection has material on solo performances and material of The Solomons Company/Dance. This material contains information about the administration of the Company and the tours/performances of the dancers. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19850.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Hugh Laing and Antony Tudor papers. Compiled by Janine Veazue, Queens College, CUNY, 2012. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan18498.xml Intimate friends and professional associates Hugh Laing and Antony Tudor were key contributors to the modern, expressive interpretation of classical ballet. The Hugh Laing and Antony Tudor papers reflect a limited selection of Hugh Laing and Antony Tudor's personal written records, the bulk of which is represented through candid photographs, correspondence, and other small, personal artifacts. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan18498.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Ingrid Brainard papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19803.xml The Dr. Ingrid Brainard Papers contain documents from the 1890s to 2000, and cover the academic and professional career of the distinguished dance historian and author. It contains letters, writings, research and conference materials, and teaching materials, as well as personal papers relating to Brainard, her career, and education. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19803.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT International Encyclopedia of Dance records. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19860.xml The International Encyclopedia of Dance Records document the development of the International Encyclopedia of Dance, a grunt funded project of the Dance Perspectives Foundation, Inc. The collection includes contributor’s information, professional correspondence, databases, and memos http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19860.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Isadora Bennett collection. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19666.xml The Isadora Bennett Collection covers a thirty-two year span, 1940-72. During this time, she and associates Richard Pleasant and Donald Duncan handled the public relations accounts for dance artists around the world. The bulk of the Collection was generated between 1950-65. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19666.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT James Sewell Ballet Records. James Sewell Ballet. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/UniversityofMinnesota/paa085.xml The collection contains corporate records, including board minutes and fundraising information, performance data, publicity and marketing materials, photographs and promotional materials. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/UniversityofMinnesota/paa085.xml Sun, 01 Jan 2006 12:00:00 GMT Jeff Duncan papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19793.xml 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. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19793.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT John Willis's Dance World papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19843.xml John Willis was the editor of Dance World, a yearly publication that chronicled the dance season. The papers contain the material that he used in creating the yearbook. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19843.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT José Limón and Pauline Lawrence Limón photograph files. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19737.xml Personal photograph files of José Limón and Pauline Lawrence Limón. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19737.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT José Limón Dance Foundation, Inc. records. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19786.xml The collection contains financial records, administrative records and general office records. There are no personal materials in the collection. There are no photographs in the collection. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19786.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT José Limón papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19669.xml The José Limón Papers mainly document the personal life of the Limóns during the 1930s and 1940s and the professional life of the Limóns from the 1940s until 1972. The Pauline Lawrence Limón Collection [(S) *MGZMD 15] is intrinsically linked with the José Limón Papers, and, as a whole, either collection can only be used effectively in conjunction with the other. In addition, the Doris Humphrey Collection [(S) *MGZMC-Res. 3] includes letters written by José Limón and by Pauline Lawrence, as well as other material pertaining to them. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19669.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Katharine Wolfe papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19815.xml The Katharine Wolfe Papers primarily document the work of the Seattle Public Schools dance teacher and administrator on an unpublished dance history book, The Concert Dance, begun during the summer of 1942 and completed in 1960. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19815.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Kenneth King papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19712.xml These papers of Kenneth King cover his professional career as a writer, postmodern dancer and choreographer for the years 1964-1981. The most important part of the collection is the documentation of the danceworks and productions created by King, even though the depth of documentation is not the same for each work. There is also an extensive assortment of articles and sections of books by or about King. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19712.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Kenneth Rinker Collection. Kenneth Rinker http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Ohio State University/Rinker.xml This collection contains business and financial paperwork pertaining to Rinker's projects, press clippings, programs, choreographic notes, photographs, and other miscellaneous files relating to Rinker's choreographic and performing career. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Ohio State University/Rinker.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Klarna Pinska papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19784.xml Klarna Pinska was a dancer, instructor and choreographer who studied under Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn at the Denishawn School in California and New York. She studied further under Charles Weidman and Doris Humphrey. Pinska was committed to teaching dance and movement and influenced a generation of young children though her instruction and productions. The Klarna Pinska Papers contain materials from most of her professional career, and focus on her time working as Ruth St. Denis’ assistant and her teachings in the 1960s and 1970s. The collection also contains correspondence and photographs providing insight into the life of 20th century modern dance. The music scores were used in Pinska’s works, teaching as well as her own career as a dancer. Some of the scores were property of the Denishawn School. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19784.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT La Meri papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19851.xml La Meri was a dancer of ethnic dances, a teacher of ethnic dance and a writer of poetry. She taught Mexican and Spanish and East Indean dance. She established small companies that both toured and performed at festivals. La Meri's school during the 1940s and 1950s was named ethonoligic Dance Center. She taught at Jacob's Pillow during the 1960s. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19851.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Laura Dean Papers, 1966-2007. Dean, Laura, 1945- http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/American Dance Festival/adfdeanlauraID.xml Laura Dean (b. 1945) is an American choreographer and composer. In 1972, she established her company, Laura Dean Dancers and Musicians, where she created the choreography for forty works, and in most instances, created the music as well. A number of Dean's pieces were also accompanied by the music of Steve Reich. Dean continued to create works for her company until 2000. She received the Samuel H. Scripps/American Dance Festival Award for Lifetime Achievement in recognition of her accomplishments as a choreographer and composer in 2008. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/American Dance Festival/adfdeanlauraID.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Liz Williamson papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19833.xml The Liz Williamson Papers contain materials related to Liz Williamson's many years as a professional dancer and jazz teacher. Much of this collection pertains to her professional engagements as teacher or lecturer on jazz dance. These materials help show the spread of interest in jazz dance and jazz teaching and the importance of Liz Williamson's role in promoting jazz dance. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19833.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Lucas Hoving papers. Compiled by Lea Jordan. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan18486.xml 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. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan18486.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Lydia Joel papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19778.xml This collection documents the life of Lydia Joel, a dancer, educator, editor, writer and producer. The collection spans the years 1906-1993 and consists of correspondence, personal papers; teaching notes, grant applications, research material, scripts, student papers and tests. There are clippings, photographs, programs and posters. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19778.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Martha Graham Dance Company records. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19783.xml Martha Graham (1894-1991) was a seminal figure in contemporary dance. Her approach to dance embodied principles of contraction and release which she merged, for the first time in dance, with architecture and sculpture on the stage. This collection of her dance company records represents only a small piece of that legacy which still continues today. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19783.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Martha Hill papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19863.xml Martha Hill, a pioneer in the field of dance instruction, served as the first director of dance at The Juilliard School from 1951 until 1985. She mentored several generations of important dancers and choreographers through her teaching and work with dance festivals, government committees and nonprofit organizations devoted to promoting dance. The bulk of this collection relates to Hill’s involvement with these organizations. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19863.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Martha Hill research materials. Compiled by Lea Jordan. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan18517.xml Martha Hill (1900-1995) was one of the most influential dance instructors of the 20th century and the first director of the Juilliard Dance Division. Janet Mansfield Soares worked with Martha Hill as a student, colleague, and teacher of dance composition at the Juilliard School. The Martha Hill research materials (1870-1995) contain personal and professional papers created by Martha Hill and compiled by Janet Soares, as well as materials created by Soares in the course of her research for her book on Martha Hill, Martha Hill and the Making of American Dance. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan18517.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT The Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, Inc. records. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19852.xml 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 together material about the workings of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. The papers contain financial materials, grant applications, correspondence, administrative material, programs, photographs and production notes. There is no personal material. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19852.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Paul Draper papers. Compiled by Lea Jordan. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan18446.xml Paul Draper (1909-1996) was a dancer, choreographer, writer, and educator best known for his innovative combination of ballet and tap. The Paul Draper papers (1909-1991) contain correspondence, memorabilia, and clippings spanning both his youth and his 60 year career. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan18446.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Pauline Koner papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19779.xml 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 programs and from 1946 to 1960 performed with the José Limón Dance Company. She worked closely with modern dance pioneer Doris Humphrey and choreographed her best-known piece, The Farewell (1962), to honor Humphrey's memory. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19779.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Pearl Lang Collection. Finding aid prepared by Kirsten Wilkinson http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Library of Congress/Music Division/lang.xml Clippings, programs, publicity, press releases, correspondence, class notes, choreographic notes, photographs, interviews and lectures, business papers, awards, periodicals, posters, musical scores, moving images, and other materials relating to Lang’s career in dance primarily as a choreographer of her own company, Pearl Lang Dance Theatre, and solo performer with the Martha Graham Dance Company. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Library of Congress/Music Division/lang.xml Sun, 01 Jan 2012 12:00:00 GMT Pearl Primus Collection, 1920-1994. Primus, Pearl http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/American Dance Festival/adfprimuspearlID.xml Pearl Primus (1919-1994) was an African-American dancer, choreographer, anthropologist, and teacher. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/American Dance Festival/adfprimuspearlID.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Research Files. Staff and colleagues of the Dance Notation Bureau http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Dance Notation Bureau/dnbresea.xml The Dance Notation Bureau is a non-profit organization founded in 1940 to ensure that theatrical dances can be performed in versions true to the choreographer's artistic vision. Primarily, the DNB achieves this goal through documenting dance on paper using a symbol system called Labanotation. The DNB Research Files are comprised of materials that document topics in dance history including: dance notation, DNB notation projects, choreographers and companies, dance genres, and dance from different countries. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Dance Notation Bureau/dnbresea.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Robert Kovich papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19858.xml Robert Kovich was a dancer and choreographer, originally with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. In the 1980s, Kovich performed, choreographed, and taught dance, mainly in New York and France. The collection includes choreography notes, scripts, correspondence, some photographs and teaching material. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19858.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Selma Jeanne Cohen International Encyclopedia of Dance records. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19790.xml The International Encyclopedia of Dance Records document the development of the International Encyclopedia of Dance, a grant funded project of the Dance Perspectives Foundation, Inc. The collection includes professional correspondence, meeting minutes and conference materials. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19790.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Selma Jeanne Cohen papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19789.xml The Selma Jeanne Cohen papers document the academic life and career of a renowned historian and critic of dance and theater. The papers contain professional correspondence, materials from Cohen’s teaching career, documentation of the many conferences of scholarly groups attended throughout her career as well as research used in writing books and articles on dance and theater. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19789.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Selma Jeanne Cohen papers. Compiled by Lea Jordan. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan18439.xml Selma Jeanne Cohen (1920-2005) was a pioneering dance historian, writer and educator who helped revolutionize the field of dance research and history. The Selma Jeanne Cohen papers document the intellectual and professional career of this leading dance historian. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan18439.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Selma Jeanne Cohen papers of Dance perspectives. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19706.xml Dance Perspectiveswas published quarterly from 1959-1976, a total of 66 issues plus a 1962 Annual which was a bonus for subscribers. Selma Jeanne Cohen's records of Dance Perspectivescover this period, but there is no material for issues #1, #2, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #15, #20, #23, #25, and #29. The amount of material on each issue varies considerably; there is only one letter pertaining to issue #3. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19706.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Selma Jeanne Cohen papers relating to teaching/critical writing projects. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19705.xml Selma Jeanne Cohen is an author, editor, lecturer, and teacher, and the records of several of her teaching projects comprise the bulk of this collection. From 1965-1969, at the Connecticut College School of Dance, (which became the American Dance Festival in 1969), she taught or lectured on dance history or writing on dance, classes which were open to all students at the summer school. The Critics' Conferences, 1970-1972, funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and held during the Connecticut College - American Dance Festivals, were for a select group of professional critics, to train them in “the skills of describing and evaluating dance.” The National Critics Institutes were sponsored by the O'Neill Foundation, to provide “intensive on-the-job training for young critics,” and Cohen taught there during the summers of 1969, 1971 and 1972. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19705.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Ted Shawn papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19807.xml Ted Shawn was the father of American Dance. He established the Denishawn Dancers with wife Ruth St. Denis, founded and toured with the Men Dancers, and established the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival and the University of the Dance in the Berkshires of Massachusetts. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19807.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Thomas Skelton papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19831.xml The Thomas Skelton papers represent his professional career as lighting designer from the early 1950s to his death in 1994. The bulk of the collection consists of light plots, cue sheets, ground plans, draftings and other papers related to his career in dance, theater, and opera. The collection also includes some teaching papers, correspondence, interviews, newspaper clippings, and programs. Other miscellaneous material includes travel and foreign language literature accumulated by Skelton in the course of his various professional trips. The collection also includes some scenic designs and costume information retained by Skelton from individual productions. Although Skelton did occasional scenic design, most of this additional material is the work of other crafts people. Included among the papers are also lighting designs executed by others. When identified, these are listed in subseries for 'Other Designers' in each category. The production files should be consulted for full credits for a project. The materi... http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19831.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Twyla Tharp Archive. Twyla Tharp http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Ohio State University/Tharp.xml The Twyla Tharp Archive is a large collection of materials which document her creative career in dance, film and television. This includes Tharp's dance company, which was known by various names including Twyla Tharp and Dancers, Twyla Tharp Dance, Tharp!, Tharp Productions, and the Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation. The collection includes photographic materials, press reviews, newspaper clippings, posters, programs, audio visual materials, relating to Tharp's dance, film, and television works. Technical and production materials include music scores, lighting, costume and set designs, as well as costumes for many of Tharp's dances. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/Ohio State University/Tharp.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Valerie Bettis papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19690.xml The Valerie Bettis Papers (ca. 1942-1982) are largely comprised of choreographic and production notes (298 items), including scripts, of both works which were produced as well as those never fully realized. Prominent among these are the files of “A Streetcar Named Desire,” which comprise choreographic and production notes, and costume swatches for the ballet. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19690.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Walter Nicks papers. Compiled by Robyn Hjermstad, 2014 http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan18473.xml Walter Nicks (1924-2007) was an American dancer, choreographer, and educator. The Walter Nicks papers date from 1899 to 2004 and document Walter Nicks' career as a choreographer, educator, and director of the Walter Nicks Dance Theatre Workshop. The collection holds professional files, photographs, slides, programs, articles, and posters. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan18473.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Walter Terry papers. unknown http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19832.xml Walter Terry was a dance critic for the New York Herald Tribune, the New York World Journal, and the Saturday Review. He also contributed a number of articles to other publications and he wrote several books on the subject of dance. Not only a writer, Terry was a juror for many dance competitions and he was speaker at many universities and public functions. The collection contains correspondence, artwork, personal and professional written material, photographs, ephemera, and oversized material. http://findingaids.danceheritage.org/xtf/view?docId=findingaids/NYPL/dan19832.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT