720 XTF Search Results (keyword=ucla) Results for your query: keyword=ucla Thu, 19 May 2016 12:00:00 GMT Agnes de Mille correspondence and writings. unknown The correspondence and writings of Agnes de Mille cover the period of 1871-1993 and were in the possession of Agnes de Mille at the time of her death. They relate to de Mille's life and career, and that of her family (including husband, William Prude, mother, Anna George de Mille, father, William de Mille, sister, Margaret de Mille, grandfather, Henry George and son, Jonathan Prude). Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Agnes De Mille Papers,. De Mille, Agnes Agnes De Mille (1908 or 1905- ) appeared as a dancer in the Grand street follies (1928), creating the choreography for a revival of the Black crook in Hoboken the following year. She danced and choreographed in London before returning to New York to develop the dances for Hooray for What! (1937) and Swingin' the Dream (1939). She became known for popularizing modern ballet styles in musical theater, and choreographed Oklahoma! (1943), Brigadoon (1947), Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1949), and Come Summer (1969). The collection consists of a photocopy of the first draft of Agnes De Mille's biography, Martha: The Life and Work of Martha Graham (c1991). Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Agnes De Mille scores. unknown Agnes De Mille was an American dancer, choreographer, director, and writer. The collection contains music scores, correspondence, writings, notes, programs, plots, legal and financial papers, daily reminders, and phone books. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 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 André Charlot Papers,. Charlot, André, 1882-1956 André Charlot (1882-1956) was a press manager, business manager, and manager of various Parisian theaters and music halls, including the Folies-Bergères and Châtelet. In 1912, he was appointed joint manager of the Alhambra in London, and was managing director of that theater until 1915. He also broadcast 50 shows of Charlot's Hour for the BBC before relocating to California in 1937 where he worked briefly as a technical adviser to Paramount Pictures and acted in films (1942-1956). The collection consists of scripts, sheet music, photographs, programs, and business papers related to Charlot's career as a producer for the London stage. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Andrew West Photographs of the Guelaguetza. West, Andrew, 1954- Andrew West (1954- ) has worked as a photographer's assistant and as an annual report photographer. His photography of Guatemalan costumes appears in the exhibition catalog, Threads of identity, published by the Fowler Museum at UCLA (1992). The collection is composed of photographic materials including color slides, color prints, and a CD-R disk containing color images from La Guelaguetza and Saints Day Celebration festivals held in Oaxaca, Mexico in 1982 and 1985. Also included is documentation about the materials and Andrew West. 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 Antony Balcena papers. Balcena, Antony, 1954-1995 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. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Arthur Todd Dance collection. Todd, Arthur. 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. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 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 Charles Kikuchi Papers,. Kikuchi, Charles Charles Kikuchi (1917- ) worked for the California State Employment Service, surveying Nisei occupations. He was recruited by Berkeley sociologist Dorothy Swaine Thomas for the Japanese Evacuation and Relocation Study (JERS). He began to keep a diary and completed field surveys at the Tanforan Assembly Center in Northern California and at the Gila River Relocation Center in Arizona and in 1943 chronicled camp resident settlement in Chicago. He was drafted into the United States Army just before the bombing of Hiroshima. The collection consists of Charles Kikuchi's diaries, correspondence, and related printed material about Japanese Americans and their relocation during World War II. Many diaries include clippings and programs related to the career of Kikuchi's wife, Yuriko Amemiya, a professional dancer and a member of Martha Graham's dance group. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Collection of Dance Programs,. Processed by UCLA Library Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé. Collection consists of some 1000 twentieth-century dance programs, primarily American, but many for foreign dance companies on tour in the U.S. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Collection of Material about Daniel Nagrin,. Nagrin, Daniel Daniel Nagrin (b.1917) was an American modern and theatrical dancer and choreographer. He performed in numerous dance productions, staged the dances for a jungle musical film, His majesty O'Keefe (Warner Brothers, 1954) and partnered Miriam Pandor in the dance numbers in Just for you (Paramount, 1952). In the 1960s, he co-directed the Tamiris-Nagrin Company and Workshop with his wife, Helen Tamiris. His solo repertory included Strange hero (1948), The fall (1978), and Jacaranda (1979). The collection consists of clippings, programs, and printed materials related to Nagrin's life and career. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Collection of Theater, Motion Picture, and Concert Programs,. Processed by Evert Volkertz; machine-readable finding aid created by Alight Tsai 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 Dance Chronicle papers. unknown This collection documents the editorial content of Dance Chronicle. The collection spans the years 1959-1994 (Bulk dates 1988-1992). It consists of correspondence, edited articles before publication, published articles, and research material. 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 DNB History Files. Staff and colleagues of the Dance Notation Bureau 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. Notation Bureau/dnbhisto_new.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Ella Serrurier Koosis Collection of Material Relating to Dance,. Koosis, Ella Serrurier Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Elyse Robert collection on Ruth St. Denis. St. Denis, Ruth Elyse Robert (1901-1993) danced for Ruth St. Denis' Church of the Divine Dance between 1934 and 1968. During this time, Robert performed with Ruth St. Denis (1880-1968), a pioneer of modern dance, for many events and in numerous churches in the Los Angeles area. Collection includes dance costumes, correspondence, programs, photographs, and notes about Ruth St. Denis performances. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Ernest Belcher Papers,. Belcher, Ernest, 1882-1973 Belcher was born in London, England, in 1883. He studied ballet in London and was the principal danseur at the Alhambra Theatre (1902-09). He founded the Celeste School of Dance in 1916, which supplied dancers for films and produced ballets for Hollywood Bowl concerts from 1923-36. His career as a film dance director took off in 1918 when he staged dances for D.W. Griffiths' Broken Blossoms. He was the trainer and coach of many film performers including Beth Beri, Mary Pickford, Pola Negri, Ramon Navarro, Nanette Fabray and Shirley Temple. The collection consists of material related to Belcher's involvement with the dance community. Includes issues of various dance periodicals, articles by and submitted to Belcher, as well as Belcher's notes, sketches, scrapbooks, and teaching materials. Also includes a taped interview of Belcher and a paper titled Ernest Belcher, the father of ballet in Southern California. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Franziska Boas collection1920-1988.. Boas, Franziska, 1902-1988. 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. of Congress/Music Division/mu006001ID.xml Sun, 01 Jan 2006 12:00:00 GMT Gus Solomons papers and the Gus Solomons Company/Dance, Inc. records. unknown 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. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Howard Holtzman Collection on Isadora Duncan. Holtzman, Howard. Isadora Duncan (1877-1927) was a modern dance pioneer influenced by Walt Whitman, Emerson and American Transcendentalism. She first gained recognition and support for her work after moving to London (1899). In 1904, she met Edward Gordon Craig, and they worked and toured together for three years. Later, she opened a school of dance for children in Bellevue near Paris (1914), and another in Moscow (1921). She continued to dance until her accidental death in 1927. Howard M. Holtzman (1921-1990) was a poet, lawyer and collector. His interest in Isadora Duncan began when he read her memoirs and sought to explore and document the influence of her artistic expression on the history of art. Recognizing the role that certain relationships, both personal and artistic, came to play in shaping her artistic development, Holtzman collected materials that reflect others' influences on Isadora, documented the impressions of many people who had seen her perform, and acquired the Edward Gordon Craig material in this collecti... 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 Janice Ross Papers. Finding aid prepared by Performing Arts Library Staff, Museum of Performance and Design Sun, 01 Jan 2012 12:00:00 GMT John Dougherty collection. unknown John Dougherty was a dancer, dance historian and dance critic who spent most of his life affiliated with Ruth St. Denis and the Denishawn School. He was a student at Denishawn in the 1920s and later, served as secretary and literary adviser to Ruth St. Denis. He also taught dance and wrote for Dance News magazine. The John Dougherty Collection contains Dougherty’s own materials, mostly from 1960-1975, as well as correspondence, documents and original writings of Ruth St. Denis dating from the final period of her professional career, 1960-1968. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT John Martin papers. Compiled by Lea Jordan. John Martin (1893-1985) was America's first major dance critic. The John Martin papers (1890-1985) document the pioneering critic's career, as well as his interests in theater, the history of dance, and dance education. 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 Juana de Laban Papers,. Laban, Juana de, 1910-1978 Juana de Laban (1910-1978) was the director of graduate studies in theater at Baylor University, a distinguished professor at the University of Wisconsin, and served on the dance faculty at UCLA before retiring. She was active in many educational and professional organizations, including the Sacred Dance Guild of America. Her publications include Dance notation (c1946). The collection consists of books, pamphlets, and journals relating to the dance, as well as correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, programs, clippings, notes, illustrations, and mimeographed handouts. 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 Klarna Pinska papers. unknown 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. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Laura Dean Papers, 1966-2007. Dean, Laura, 1945- 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. Dance Festival/adfdeanlauraID.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Letters to Marion Scott. unknown Chicago-born dancer and choreographer Marion Scott studied with Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman, Helen Tamiris and Daniel Nagrin, José Limón, Hanya Holm, and Anna Sokolow. She performed in the companies of Graham and Humphrey-Weidman, and was a leading dancer in the Tamiris-Nagrin Dance Company from 1955-1965. She was a teaching assistant to both Humphrey and Tamiris, and, in 1963, was made a Doris Humphrey fellow at Connecticut College. In the late 1940's she began performing her own choreography and for 20 years headed her own company, working with dancers Cliff Keuter and Elina Mooney (Marion Scott Dance Trio) and Don Redlich. She was co-founder of Contemporary Dance Productions, an organization that help provide opportunities to young choreographers to present their work in jointly shared programs. In 1969, Scott, finding her movement severely impaired by hip problems, went to the University of California in Los Angeles where she was Professor of Dance and resident choreographer for the UCL... Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Marge Champion Collection 1910-2006 (bulk 1940-1990). Champion, Marge of Congress/Music Division/champion.xml Marge Champion (b. 1919) is an American actress, dancer, director, choreographer, and teacher. The collection, which documents her life and career, includes biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, programs, promotional materials, manuscript music scores and parts, articles, business papers, clippings, scripts, scrapbooks, awards and posters. The collection also includes materials related to Champion's former husband, director and choreographer Gower Champion, and her father, dancer and choreographer Ernest Belcher. of Congress/Music Division/champion.xml Sun, 01 Jan 2012 12:00:00 GMT Margerie Lyon Collection about Ted Shawn and the Dance,. Lyon, Margerie Edwin (Ted) Meyers Shawn (1891-1972) was a choreographer, teacher, lecturer, and impresario, as well as a dancer for over sixty years. He made his professional debut in 1913, ballroom dancing with his partner, Norma Gould. He married Ruth St. Denis (1914), and together they founded the Denishawn School of Dancing in 1915. At the school, Shawn choreographed 185 dances and nine major ballets. He danced in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, and was involved in dance entities called Ruth St. Denis, Ted Shawn and the Denishawn Dancers (1914-31), Ted Shawn and his Men Dancers (1933-40), and the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival (1940-72). The collection consists of books, newsletters, photographs, memorabilia, clippings, and programs relating to Ted Shawn, Ruth St. Denis, Barton Mumaw and the dance. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Marta Becket Papers. Becket, Marta. The collection consists of materials related to the development and growth of the Amargosa Opera House as a performance venue by Marta Becket and Tom Williams and the productions created by Marta Becket since the theatre's opening in 1968. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Mary Bywaters Collection of Dance Ephemera,. Bywaters, Mary McLarry, 1904-1988 Mary McLarry Bywaters (1904-1988) was a founding member of the Dallas Civic Ballet. The collection consists of programs, advertising material, schedules, committee reports, bulletins, and ephemera regarding regional and guest dance companies performing in Dallas/Fortworth, Texas and the Southwest. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Mary Desti Papers,. Desti, Mary Mary Desti (1871-1931) was the owner of Desti Beauty Products cosmetics firm and New York City studio which sold art objects, perfumes, and clothing. She wrote The untold story: the life of Isadora Duncan, 1921-1927 (1929). The collection consists of general and business correspondence, papers related to organizing clubs in London and Paris, facsimiles and notes for two projected magazines, bills, receipts, legal documents, photographs, press clippings, programs and flyers for performance and art events, and manuscripts of her biography, other non-fiction, plays, poems and short stories. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Maud Allan Papers,. Allan, Maud Maud Allan (1883-1956) was a interpretive dancer. She made her performing debut in Vienna (1903) and was best known for her solo performance in The vision of Salome (1908). She toured India (1913), Southeast Asia (1913 and 1923), South America (1919-1920), and the U.S. The collection contains manuscripts, photographs, postcard albums, books, ephemera, and a scrapbook related to Allan's life and career. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Myra Kinch papers. unknown The Myra Kinch papers contain handwritten choreographic notes, photographs, and scores relating to the career of noted choreographer and dancer, Myra Kinch. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Paul Hartman Papers,. Hartman, Paul, 1904-1973 Paul Hartman (1910-1973) was born in San Francisco, California. He was a dancer, actor, magician and singer appearing in vaudeville, the theater, film and television. The collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, diaries, clippings, programs, sheet music, books, pamphlets, and memorabilia of Paul Hartman and family members. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Photographers' Collection. Processed by Mike Roy and UCLA Library Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé. Collection consists of original photographs and negatives of various 19th and 20th century photographers covering a broad range of subjects and includes portraits, landscapes, panoramic views, cityscapes and buildings from various geographic locations and photographs from various historical periods. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Records of the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company Archives. Finding aid prepared by Christi Weindorf, Janice Ross, and Supriya Wronkiewicz. Company Finding Aids/MJDC.xml Margaret Jenkins studied and worked in New York the 1960s and she has been active in the San Francisco dance scene since the 1970s as a dancer, choreographer, teacher and mentor. The Margaret Jenkins Dance Company [MDJC] was founded in 1973 and began touring throughout the United States in the late 1970s as part of the National Endowment for the Art’s National Dance Touring Program. Over the years, contributors have included artists and creators such as Terry Allen, Jay Cloidt, Alvin Curran, Paul Dresher, Rinde Eckert, Bill Fontana, Bruce Nauman and Yoko Ono. In 2004 MJDC started the Choreographers in Mentorship Exchange (CHIME) program to develop relationships between emerging and established choreographers. The MJDC Inventory includes materials dating from 1960 to 2011 and is divided into five series: Paper and Photo Materials, Moving Image Materials, Audio Materials, Costumes, and Digital Materials. Company Finding Aids/MJDC.xml Sun, 01 Jan 2012 12:00:00 GMT Rudi Gernreich Papers,. Gernreich, Rudi, 1922-1985 Rudi Gernreich (1922-1985) was a dancer and fashion designer. He revolutionized the acceptance of slacks for women's fashions, created the knit look, the topless bathing suit, the Unisex look, and the thong swimsuit. He also designed the sets and costumes for Bella Lewitzky's Dance Company. The collection includes correspondence, clippings, bills, photographs, family papers as well as clothing, accessories, products, and related items designed by Gernreich. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Rudolfe Abel Collection of Material about Dance in Southern California,. Abel, Rudolfe Collection consists of programs, clippings, advertising, dance school brochures, and serial publications relating to the dance in Southern California. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Rudolfe Abel Collection of Material about Dance in Southern California,. Abel, Rudolfe Collection consists of programs, clippings, advertising, dance school brochures, and serial publications relating to the dance in Southern California. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Ruth St. Denis papers. St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968 Ruth St. Denis (1879-1968) was a modern dance pioneer who combined spirituality and dance. Throughout her career, St. Denis’s dances were greatly influenced by eastern culture and religion. In the later years of her career, Christian themes were also explored and depicted in her works. Her papers include handwritten journals, personal and professional correspondence, essays, poems, lectures, choreographic notes, musical scores, dance programs and ephemera, photographic prints, reel-to-reel audio recordings, books from her personal library, and business materials. The collection spans the majority of her life, though the bulk of collection derives from the 1920s to her death in 1968. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Southern California Folk Dance Federation Records,. Southern California Folk Dance Federation Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Stella Bloch papers. unknown Stella Bloch was an ethnic dancer and artist. Bloch took dance lessons from the Isadorables and then learned native dances of the Near East during a year long trip in 1920. During the 1930s and 1940s she wrote film scripts. In the 1950s with a move to the East Coast, she began to concentrate more on drawing and painting her surroundings. Her work captures Harlem during the Harlem Renaissance. Included in the collection are correspondence, personal papers, writings and photographs. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Ted Shawn papers. unknown 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. 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 Ted Vaun Papers,. Vaun, Ted Ted Mendenhall danced professionally under the name Ted Vaun. His dance partner in vaudeville was Laurell Gaines, and they danced nationwide in Fanchon and Marco shows. The collection consists of a scrapbook and photograph album related to Vaun's life and career. 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 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 William Skipper papers. unknown William "Billy" Skipper was a dancer, choreographer and filmmaker. Skipper danced with all the greats of Broadway in the 1940s and 1950s. He choreographed for musical theater throughout the United States. Skipper produced two films, one about the famous dances of Ruth St. Denis, the other about Tallulah Bankhead. Included in the collection are photographs, manuscript drafts, correspondence and office files. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT