Dance theatre programmes collection c1950-1999


Dance theatre programmes collection c1950-1999

75 boxes



SNAC Resource ID: 6288435

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Joffrey Ballet (corporateBody)

Collecting area: Records created by the Joffrey Ballet, the Joffrey II, the American Ballet Center, and Robert Joffrey; also records documenting ballet repertory. From the description of Repository description. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155511433 Founded in 1956, the Joffrey Ballet is one of the premiere ballet companies in the United States. From the description of Playbills and souvenir programs, 1959-1986. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155476097 ...

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New York City Ballet (corporateBody)

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International Ballet (corporateBody)

The International Ballet was founded in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1941 by choreographer and dancer Mona Inglesby. The original company consisted of twenty-one dancers with a repertoire of seven ballets and a permanent orchestra of fifteen. One of the aims of International Ballet was to present classical ballets in the manner in which they were originally conceived. The classical ballets were reproduced by Nicolai Sergeev from the choreographic scores brought out of Russia by Sergeev. The company per...

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Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo (corporateBody)

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This Collection is a compilation of dance theatre programmes from other collections in the Laban Archive, mainly the Peter Brinson Collection and the Peter Williams Collection, and from private donations. From the guide to the Dance theatre programmes collection, c1950-1999, (Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance: Laban Archive) ...

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The American Ballet Theatre is an American ballet company founded by Oliver Smith and Lucia Chase in 1940. From the guide to the American Ballet Theatre Programs, 1940-1979, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections) Ballet Theatre, an outgrowth of the Mordkin Ballet which started in 1937 as an outlet for the students from Mikhail Mordkin's school, was inaugarated with Richard Pleasant as director in the fall of 1939. Its stated goal was to ...

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