720 XTF Search Results (keyword=mid) Results for your query: keyword=mid Thu, 19 May 2016 12:00:00 GMT Allegra Fuller Snyder Papers. unknown 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... State University/AFS-EAD_mss005.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Amata B. Grassi papers. unknown The Amata B. Grassi Papers document the personal life and professional career of the early twentieth-century dancer. The collection contains correspondence and personal papers; performance notes; newspaper and magazine clippings; two of her personal diaries; and personal and professional photographs, including some negatives and slides. The focus of the collection covers her dancing years. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT American Ballet Theatre Collection. Finding aid prepared by Music Division, Library of Congress of Congress/Music Division/ABT.xml of Congress/Music Division/ABT.xml Tue, 01 Jan 2013 12:00:00 GMT American Ballet Theatre records. unknown American Ballet Theatre was founded in 1939 with the intention of creating an American company of international stature, a museum of the dance, “which would preserve the best of the classic tradition of Europe and at the same time lay the foundation for a new tradition, American in concept and spirit.” Its guiding principle was to encourage collaboration between artists with no single choreographer taking precedence. The records of the company attest to the pursuit of these goals. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Anita Zahn professional and personal papers. unknown Correspondence, teaching notes, music scores, programs, clippings and personal documents related to Anita Zahn's professional career as a dancer, teacher and director of schools. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Ann Barzel Dance Research Collection. Barzel, Ann 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. Dance Finding Aids/BarzelResearch.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Ann Corio Collection in the Charles H. McCaghy Collection of Exotic Dance from Burlesque to Clubs. Gift of Carole Nelson, with the support of Charles H. McCaghy and Julie Vogt. State University/Corio.xml The items in this collection were donated by Carole Nelson, niece of Ann Corio. The collection consists of publications, scrapbook clippings, performance programs, photographs, correspondences, burlesque comedy scripts, and other materials primarily relating to Ann Corio's tour of "This Was Burlesque," which toured from the mid-60s through the early 80s. State University/Corio.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Ann Hutchinson Guest papers. unknown Ann Hutchinson Guest, born November 3, 1918 in New York, is an American dancer and dance notator. Her initial dance training began in the mid 1930's at the Jooss-Leeder School at Dartington Hall, England. When World War II broke out in Europe, she returned to New York where her continued training included ballet, modern, tap, and ethnic dance. In the 1940's she danced with the Welland Lathrop Company and in Broadway musicals, including One Touch of Venus, Billion Dollar Baby,and Kiss Me, Kate.In 1947, she returned to London and worked closely with Rudolf Laban. She is credited with coining the term Labanotation and, in 1954, published her book of that title. A prolific writer, she also has created games, wall charts, and other aids for teaching notation to children. Ms. Hutchinson Guest has notated many major choreographic works including those by George Balanchine, Kurt Jooss, Marius Petipa, Antony Tudor, Hanya Holm, and Doris Humphrey. She was one of the founders of the Dance Notation Bureau and served as i... Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Anna Halprin papers. Compiled by Sarah Wade, Pratt Institute, 2012. 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. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Armgard von Bardeleben Collection. Finding aid prepared by Music Division, Library of Congress 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. of Congress/Music Division/vonBardeleben.xml Sun, 01 Jan 2012 12:00:00 GMT Artur Michel papers. unknown The Artur Michel Papers primarily document the professional concerns of the German-born dance critic and scholar, who immigrated to the United States after the Nazi rise to power. Michel settled in New York, where he became a reviewer for the German-language newspaper Aufbau, wrote articles that appeared in Dance Magazine and other publications, and completed a comprehensive, unpublished book on the history of theatrical dance, Der Tanz auf der Bühne: Geschichte des Theatertanzes seit der Renaissance. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Ballet Foundation collection of orchestral scores and parts. unknown The Ballet Foundation gift, donated to the Dance Collection after the Foundation closed in 1984, contains orchestral and part scores for 82 ballets, as well as miscellaneous instrumental and vocal scores. The scores are boxed and grouped alphabetically by ballet title. Within each ballet, the part scores are organized by instrument. Those scores for which there are only one or two parts are also arranged alphabetically by ballet title and are collected in two boxes marked “Miscellaneous Ballet Scores.” Various instrumental and vocal scores which do not relate to specific ballets are arranged alphabetically by composer's name and are located in three boxes marked “Miscellaneous Scores.” Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Barbara Barker papers. unknown This collection documents the research material collected by Barbara Barker. The collection spans ca. 1833-1998. It consists of correspondence, extensive clippings from books, and newspapers of the mid-to-late 1800’s. There are also illustrations, slides, photographs and negatives.There is no personal material in the collection. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Bessie Schönberg papers. unknown Personal and professional papers of dance educator Bessie Schönberg, 1932-1997. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Betty White collection of Margaret Gage papers. Compiled by Robyn Hjermstad, 2013 The Betty White collection of Margaret Gage papers (1950-1960) holds notes, sheet music, and dance image plates that belonged to American dance teacher and choreographer Margaret Gage. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Beverly Brown papers. unknown 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. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon collection1920-1991.. Fosse, Bob, 1927-1987. Verdon, Gwen. of Congress/Music Division/mu006002ID.xml Correspondence, writings, music manuscripts, printed music, scripts, production material, research material, casting files, contracts, press reviews, programs, posters, handbills, artwork, photographs, and other papers. of Congress/Music Division/mu006002ID.xml Sun, 01 Jan 2006 12:00:00 GMT Bonnie Cashin Collection of Fashion, Theater and Film Costume Design. Cashin, Bonnie. The collection contains Bonnie Cashin's personal archive documenting her design career. The collection includes Cashin's design illustrations, writings on design, contractual paperwork, photographs of her clothing designs, and press materials including press releases and editorial coverage of her work. Personal photographs and letters to Cashin are also included. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT The Charles H. McCaghy Collection of Exotic Dance From Burlesque to Clubs. The Charles H. McCaghy Collection of Exotic Dance From Burlesque to Clubs was maintained as a personal collection by Dr. Charles H. McCaghy in his home in Bowling Green, Ohio, until Dr. McCaghy donated the materials to Ohio State University's Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee Theatre Research Institute in 2004. State University/McCaghy.xml The materials in the McCaghy Collection of Exotic Dance from Burlesque to Clubs come from the personal collection of Dr. Charles H. McCaghy, professor emeritus of the Department of Sociology at Bowling Green State University. The collection contains a wide variety of materials related to striptease research and memorabilia, spanning from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day and exploring all aspects of striptease in performance, from early burlesque\vaudeville to modern strip clubs and the neo-burlesque movement. State University/McCaghy.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Charles Reinhart Management, Inc. Records, 1956-1992. Charles Reinhart Management, Inc. Dance Festival/adfcrmiID.xml Charles Reinhart Management, Inc. (CRMI) was involved in dance company management, festival production, grant-funded projects, and assorted professional services. Dance Festival/adfcrmiID.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Charles Weidman School of Modern Dance Inc. records. unknown The Charles Weidman School of Modern Dance, Inc. records brings together financial and musical material describing the work of the company in the late 1960s and early 1970s. There is also material about the creation of programs and dances. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Chicago Community Trust Excellence in Dance Initiative Records. Chicago Community Trust Dance Finding Aids/DanceInitiative.xml Administrative files, consultant files and a collection of background information and publications relating to the field of dance and specifically to the activities of a short-term initiative developed by the Chicago Community Trust which had the aim of strengthening the field of dance in Chicago. Dance Finding Aids/DanceInitiative.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Cia Fornaroli and Walter Toscanini papers. unknown The Cia Fornaroli and Walter Toscanini Papers document the careers of a wife and husband, both in the field of dance. Fornaroli was a prima ballerina, choreographer, teacher and director, and Walter Toscanini was a dance historian, collector and curator, primarily in Milan and New York. The majority of this collection is in Italian. The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs, scores, research files, scrapbooks, and writings. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Claire Holt papers. unknown The Claire Holt Collection of Indonesian dance materials presents a rich and sensitive account of the cultural life of five islands of Indonesia. The islands, then part of the Dutch East Indies, include Java, Bali, Sulawesi (known in the 1930s as the Celebes), Nias, and Sumatra. Accumulated mostly during the 1930s, the collection comprises approximately 9,000 photographic prints; 3,500 photographic negatives; several reels of 16mm motion picture film; and a small but significant group of manuscripts. In addition to the pre-World War II material are photographic prints, negatives, and slides of artists working in Java and Bali in the mid-1950s. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Dale Harris papers. unknown Dale Harris was a preeminent dance critic who lectured on a wide variety of topics including ballet, cultural history, and opera. The collection consists of correspondence, lectures, articles, photographs, programs, contracts, legal records, notes, and clippings. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT The Dance Notation Bureau Collection. The Dance Notation Bureau 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. State University/DNBupdates.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Deborah Hay papers. Compiled by Jennifer A. Ferretti, Pratt Institute, 2014, 2013 Deborah Hay (b. 1941) is a choreographer, dancer, teacher, and one of the founding members of the avant-garde dance group Judson Dance Theater. Hay performed solo as well as with professional and non-professional dancers throughout her career. The Deborah Hay papers (1978-2010) feature biographical information, choreographic notations, clippings, newsletters, photographs, programs, and promotional materials that document Hay’s career. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Ethnic Dance Festival Collection, 1978-1994. Ethnic Dance Festival Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Gertrude Shurr papers. unknown The professional papers of modern dance performer, teacher, and writer Gertrude Shurr. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Harold Lang papers. Compiled by Weatherly Stephan, 2013 Harold Lang (1920-1985) was an American dancer in ballet and on Broadway. The Harold Lang papers date from 1917 to 1986 and document his personal life as well as his career in ballet companies, in Broadway musicals, and as a professor of dance at California State University, Chico. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Hazel Lockwood Muller papers. unknown The papers of Hazel Lockwood Muller, covering the period 1910-1954, pertain primarily to the program series “Around the World with Dance and Song”, presented at New York City's Museum of Natural History, which Muller produced from 1943-1952. The business files consist of correspondence and publicity for the Museum series and some scripts for Muller's radio program based on the series. The two boxes of research files, organized by subject or name, are of particular interest as they contain additional information on the artists beyond their participation in the Museum series. The collection also includes personal correspondence to Muller, mostly from her father, Henry C. Lockwood, and a collection of chronologically-arranged series announcements and programs for Around the World with Dance and Song. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Hunter College Dance Therapy Program master's theses and case studies. unknown A collection of master's theses and case studies written and submitted by graduate students in the Hunter College Dance Therapy Program. Arrangement is alphabetical by author and includes an author list, abstracts, arranged by general categories, and a videotape list. For related resource materials on dance therapy, see *MGRT + 95-5540. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Hurok Attractions, Inc. records. Compiled by Brynn White, CUNY Queens College 2014, 2013 The Hurok Attractions, Inc. records (1906-1974) document several mid-20th-century international tours arranged by the independent booking and promotion agency spearheaded by dance impresario Sol Hurok. The collection contains publicity, press, and ephemera materials for the 1961 and 1964 tours of the Leningrad Kirov Ballet; photographic materials from the tours of Kirov and other companies between 1949 and 1964; and candid and publicity photographs depicting Sol Hurok and his friends, family, associates, audiences, and clients. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Ibrahim Farrah papers. unknown 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 collection documents Farrah's efforts to promote a greater public awareness and appreciation of belly dance and other traditional dance forms through his own dance company, teaching, and publications. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Igor Youskevitch papers. Compiled by Julia Lipkins, Pratt Institute, 2012. Igor Youskevitch (1912-1994), a principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre and Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, was known for his mastery of classical style. The collection documents forty-four years of Youskevitch's professional life through correspondence, performance programs, photographs and press clippings. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Archives1915-2000. Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972 (and others). The finding aid to the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Archives provides a detailed description of the multi-format archival materials that document the ongoing history of the festival. The collection includes: moving image materials; audio recordings; the business and administrative records of Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival and Jacob's Pillow School; still image materials; programs; posters; music manuscripts; ephemera; sets and props; framed items; costumes; reference books and periodicals; as well as several collections created and given by former members of Ted Shawn's Men Dancers, performers, faculty, and administrators at the Pillow. The Jacob's Pillow Archives documents the history of the Festival and the School and the artists who have taken part in these activities, with particular emphasis on Ted Shawn, Ted Shawn's Men Dancers, and the Denishawn Company. Sat, 01 Jan 2000 12:00:00 GMT Jazzdance Papers. Jazzdance by Danny Buraczeski The collection contains printed publicity and marketing material, financial records, and video (beta and VHS tapes, photographs) documentation of performances. Sun, 01 Jan 2006 12:00:00 GMT Jean Erdman papers. unknown 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 created during her later endeavors at the Theater of the Open Eye. This collection contains correspondence, production materials, academic papers, office files, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, publicity materials, and photographs. This collection contains almost no materials related to Jean Erdman's personal life. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Jerome Robbins collection of graphic works. unknown Jerome Robbins’ collection of graphic works includes over 200 drawings and paintings by Robbins himself, from the early 1930s through at least 1990. Figure drawings and portrait sketches dominate Robbins artwork, but he also drew and painted landscapes, still lifes, abstracts, and costume and set designs. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Jerome Robbins Papers. unknown Work files from the office of American dancer, choreographer and director Jerome Robbins. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Jerome Robbins personal papers. unknown Jerome Robbins was a dancer, choreographer and director. His papers include biographical materials, production materials, subject files, financial information and scores. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Jerome Robbins photographs. unknown Photographs documenting the life and career of dancer, choreographer and director Jerome Robbins. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT John Willis's Dance World papers. unknown 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. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT José Limón Dance Foundation, Inc. records. unknown 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. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Joyce Trisler papers. unknown Joyce Trisler was an American modern dancer, choreographer and teacher; her papers, 1950-1979, reflect these professional activities. The papers also contain some of Trisler's writings and high school memorabilia. The collection, which is not extensive, is divided into 8 series (see organization section). Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT The Julia Sutton Collection. Rachelle P. Tsachor State University/Sutton.xml The materials in The Julia Sutton Collection come from the personal files of dance historian Dr. Julia Sutton, professor emerita of the New England Conservatory of Music. The collection comprises materials relating to her research, teaching, and publications. The collection was donated by Rachelle Palnick Tsachor. State University/Sutton.xml Tue, 01 Jan 2013 12:00:00 GMT Katharine Wolfe papers. unknown 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. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Katy Matheson papers. Compiled by Susan Malsbury. Katy Page Matheson (1948-2005) was an American editor, writer, performer, teacher, and dance historian. The Katy Matheson papers (1960-2003) reflect Matheson's professional work, as well as her graduate work in dance history. To a limited extent, her own career in dance is documented. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Kenneth Rinker Collection. Kenneth Rinker 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. State University/Rinker.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Laban Collection. Staff and colleagues of the Dance Notation Bureau Notation Bureau/dnblaban.xml The Laban collection consists of materials written by and to Rudolf von Laban, a notable dance artist and theorist who helped pioneer modern dance in Europe. One of his greatest contributions to the history of dance came in 1928 when he published Kinetographie in the first issue of Schrifftanz. Various people including Albrecht Knust in Germany and Ann Hutchinson Guest and Helen Priest Rogers in the U.S. continued to develop the system. The items in the Laban collection include publications, correspondence, and certificates from Laban sent to and collected by members of the DNB. Notation Bureau/dnblaban.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Laura Foreman papers. unknown 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 choreography notes, scripts, correspondence and teaching material. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Lester Horton Dance Theater collection1926-1996 (bulk 1940-1959). Lester Horton Dance Theater. of Congress/Music Division/mu005003ID.xml Correspondence, writings, music, publicity and production materials, programs, teaching materials, business papers, scrapbooks, newsclippings, publications, costume and set designs, photographs, drawings, and sound recordings documenting the workings of the Lester Horton Dance Theater and the personal and professional life of choreographer, dancer, and teacher Lester Horton. Individuals represented include Alvin Ailey, William Bowne, Merce Cunningham, Carmen De Lavallade, Frank Eng, Lelia Goldoni, Judith Hamilton, Michio Itō, Bella Lewitzky, Margaret Lloyd, Don Martin, Joyce Trisler, James Truitte, and Larry Warren. of Congress/Music Division/mu005003ID.xml Sun, 01 Jan 2006 12:00:00 GMT Lil Liandre papers. Compiled by Kate Jadwin, Pratt Institute, 2012. Lil Liandre (1910-2003) was a professional dancer, choreographer, director and teacher. An integral part of the burgeoning New York City dance scene, Liandre contributed to the transformation of American dance in the period between World Wars I and II. Liandre's expansive career took her from collaborations with Martha Graham, Jerome Robbins and other modern dance luminaries to teaching and healing others through dance therapy. The Lil Liandre papers contain photographs, negatives and slides; correspondence; choreography notes; press clippings; programs and flyers; creative writing, including essays, plays, short stories and poetry; personal memorabilia; and a travel diary. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Lillian Moore papers. unknown The collection is compiled into articles, reviews, and type-written copies of books that Lillian Moore had written, 1947-1964; Correspondence (personal letters) to Miss Moore and from her; and assorted clippings (newspaper) and articles about other dancers, choreographers, dance companies, etc., that other people wrote; most of her research being from the late 1800's to the mid-1960's. There are records, lists, a few photographs and plates, typed manuscripts, hand-written research notes and a diary, as well. Also included are pamphlets, brochures, flyers, clippings, programs, journals, and maps. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Liz Williamson papers. unknown 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. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Mary Gehr Papers. Gehr, Mary Dance Finding Aids/Gehr.xml Original work, reproductions of work, correspondence and subject files of Chicago artist Mary Gehr. Dance Finding Aids/Gehr.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Maud Madison papers. unknown The papers of Maud Madison consist mainly of 87 letters (and fragments of letters), most of which were written by Madison to her mother, her daughter, and to someone she called Lee, Bee and Bon (possibly the father of her daughter). The letters discuss her life on tour in the United States; ideas for costumes and lighting for her dances; living and trying to work in Paris in 1900, her debut in Paris, her opinions of Loie Fuller for whom she auditioned; and her child. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT May O'Donnell and Ray Green papers. Compiled by Lea Jordan. May O'Donnell was an American modern dancer and choreographer. Her husband, Ray Green was an American composer who created works for dance companies as well as orchestral, choral, and children's pieces. The May O'Donnell and Ray Green papers contain correspondence, choreographic notes, scores, photographs, and other materials relating to the professional and personal lives of the couple. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT The Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, Inc. records. unknown 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. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Morton Baum papers. unknown Morton Baum was the chair of City Center’s Finance Committee from 1943 to 1968. In the 1960s he became its managing director. City Center was responsible for presenting many of the most important dance, music, opera and drama companies in New York City during the middle of the 20th Century. Baum was also instrumental in bringing that same quality of the arts to the newly-formed Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Inc. The collection consists of administrative and financial material used in the creation and running of City Center. It also includes administrative and financial material about the creation of Lincoln Center of the Performing Arts. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT National Association for Regional Ballet records and photographs. unknown The records and photographs document the operation and activities of the National Association for Regional Ballet, including the regional festivals and choreographic conferences it sponsored. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Pauline Koner papers. unknown 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. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Pauline Lawrence Limón collection. unknown The Pauline Lawrence Limón Collection mainly documents the early years of the José Limón Dance Company and the years immediately preceding the company's inception. There is almost no information beyond 1958. The material is arranged into five major categories: Personal Correspondence, Professional Correspondence, Professional Life, Private Life, and Banking Records. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Pearl Primus Collection, 1920-1994. Primus, Pearl Dance Festival/adfprimuspearlID.xml Pearl Primus (1919-1994) was an African-American dancer, choreographer, anthropologist, and teacher. Dance Festival/adfprimuspearlID.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Professional and personal papers. unknown 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. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Records of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. unknown When Sergei Denham died in 1970, the records of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo continued to be maintained by Michael Subotin and Watson Washburn at the offices of the Ballet Foundation. Denham's personal papers were given to his daughter, Mrs. Irina Pabst. After the death of Washburn in 1974, the two surviving trustees of the Ballet Foundation, Mrs. Pabst and John Gray, Washburn's nephew, donated the office records and Denham's papers to The Dance Collection in a series of annual gifts. With Subotin's death in 1984, the Ballet Foundation offices on West 57th Street finally closed, and his papers were added to the company records. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Richard Englund papers. unknown 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 regional ballet company, Birmingham Civic Ballet, and training companies for both American Ballet Theatre and the Joffrey Ballet. The largest part of the collection documents the choreographic works that made up the repertory of the companies with which Englund was connected. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Richard Stuart papers. Compiled by Valerie Wingfield. The collection documents adagio and ballroom dancers from the 1920s to the 1970s. This small collection is mostly comprised of diaries and photographs. There are two diaries of Richard Stuart's early career as an adagio dancer in New York City during the 1920s. The photographs are adagio and ballroom dancers with some minor related ephemera. This collection was to be a foundation for a book on dancing couples, never completed, by Richard Stuart and writer/dancer Marian Horosko. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Robert Ellis Dunn Collection. Finding aid prepared by Kirsten Wilkinson of Congress/Music Division/dunn.xml American post-modern dance pioneer, teacher, choreographer, dancer, writer, researcher, and co-founder of the Judson School. The Collection contains research essays and periodicals; personal materials; teaching and professional materials, including notes; subject files. The Collection also holds a small amount of awards; artwork; and publicity posters. The sound recordings and moving images have been transferred to Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division. of Congress/Music Division/dunn.xml Sun, 01 Jan 2012 12:00:00 GMT Robert Kovich papers. unknown 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. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Rudolf Nureyev photographic scrapbooks. unknown The collection was compiled by Robert Burns Gable to document the career of dancer Rudolf Nureyev. Included are performance photographs, studio shots, candid photographs, and reproductions of photographs, reviews, and feature articles from magazines and newspapers. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Ruth Page collection. unknown Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Ruth Page papers. unknown Ruth Page, American dancer, choreographer, and director of ballet companies, was born in 1899, the daughter of a physician in Indiana. Her dance studies began with local teachers in Indianapolis. Like many a young girl, she was inspired by seeing Anna Pavlova perform, and actually did perform with the legendary dancer's troupe during a tour to South America in 1918. Her training continued in Chicago with Adolph Bolm who created The Birthday of the Infantafor her, dancing the role with Bolm's Ballet Intime at the London Coliseum in 1920. Her varied performing career included being premiere danseuse with Chicago Allied Arts from 1924-1927, Irving Berlin's Music Box Revue, a brief time with Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, touring the Orient and Moscow in the late 1920's, solo tours throughout the United States, touring with Harald Kreutzberg 1932-1933, and premiere danseuse with the Chicago Grand Opera Company from 1934-1937. Chicago was her base, having married the successful lawyer Thomas Hart Fisher, who also man... Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Sandra Lee Hughes Collection. Sandra Lee Hughes State University/Hughes.xml Sandra Lee Hughes' collection of her work as a mime, mask, theatre, and movement artist. State University/Hughes.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Sergei Denham papers. unknown Sergei Denham is most prominently known as the director of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. The Sergei Denham Papers consist of correspondence, legal, financial, and personal papers that document his life outside of his work with the Ballet Russe, predominantly his career in the banking world. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Sophia Delza papers. unknown American dancer, writer, and teacher of tai chi, Sophia Delza had an exceptionally long and varied career. She achieved prominence as an independent modern dance performer and choreographer, but embarked on a second career as an authority on Chinese dance and martial arts traditions. During a stay in China, Delza became the first American dancer to teach modern dance technique in Chinese theater and dance schools. Following her return to the United States, she became an important tai chi instructor and advocate. The collection includes her writings, correspondence, photographs, programs, and original artwork. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Ted Shawn/Jacob's Pillow Correspondence. Ted Shawn This collection comprises incoming personal and business correspondence addressed primarily to Ted Shawn, Founder and Artistic Director of Jacob's Pillow. The materials mostly date from 1946 to his death in 1972, with the exception of some materials Shawn inherited from his step-mother concerning family papers and photographs dating from the late 1800s to the early 1900s. It is virtually impossible to separate Ted Shawn's personal correspondence from the daily business of operating Jacob's Pillow; he developed personal relationships with everyone he worked with, from the postmistress in Lee to the visiting performing artists and teachers. The business material concerns the daily operations, events, performances and visitors to Jacob's Pillow, such as letters and applications from students, employment inquiries, book orders, fund raising matters, press materials and some financial papers and receipts. The personal correspondence also concerns performances and visitors to Jacob's Pillow, including letters f... Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Thomas Skelton papers. unknown 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... Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Twyla Tharp Archive. Twyla Tharp 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. State University/Tharp.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Valerie Rochon papers. unknown Valerie Rochon was the originator and director of the mid-1980s African American Dance Directory Project. This project, which operated under support of the New York Foundation for the Arts, was designed as a comprehensive resource that would serve as a research and marketing tool for, and regarding, African American dance companies. This collection contains correspondence, administrative, financial, and source materials on dance companies, presenters, and sponsors as well as a minor amount or personal materials. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Walter Terry papers. unknown 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. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Yvonne Patterson and William Dollar papers. Compiled by Lea Jordan. William Dollar (1907-1986) was an American ballet dancer, choreographer, and ballet master associated with numerous American companies for more than 30 years. Yvonne Patterson, (1910-2010) was an original Balanchine ballerina and dance teacher. The Yvonne Patterson and William Dollar papers document their work as dancers, educators, and choreographers. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Zachary Solov papers. Compiled by Lea Jordan. 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 relating to the career of the noted dancer, choreographer, and ballet master. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT