Dance scrapbooks c1951-1978


Dance scrapbooks c1951-1978

9 volumes



SNAC Resource ID: 6288437

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Dunham, Katherine, 1909-2006 (person)

Legendary dancer, choreographer and anthropologist Katherine Dunham was born June 22, 1909, to an African American father and French-Canadian mother who died when she was young. At an early age, Dunham became interested in dance. However, she did not seriously pursue a career in the profession until she was a student at the University of Chicago.During her studies, Dunham attended a lecture on anthropology, where she was introduced to the concept of dance as a cultural symbol. Intrigued by this ...

Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991 (person)

Margot Fonteyn (1919-1991) was an English ballerina. She spent her entire career as a dancer with the Royal Ballet (formerly the Sadler's Wells Theatre Company), eventually being appointed prima ballerina assoluta of the company by Queen Elizabeth II. She was born Margaret Evelyn Hookham on May 18, 1919, to Felix John Hookham and Hilda Acheseon Fontes. She studied at the Vic-Wells Ballet School and made her solo debut in 1935 under the stage name "Margot Fonteyn". She was best know for her artis...

Massine, Léonide, 1896-1979 (person)

Leonide Feodorovitch Miassin (Massine) was born in Moscow in 1896. His mother, Eugenia, was a soprano in the Bolshoi Theatre chorus, and his father, Feodor, played French horn in the Bolshoi Theatre orchestra. Massine's parents had a daughter, Raissa, and three other sons. Although all of his brothers were engineers, Massine entered the Imperial Theatre School at age 8, studying both drama and ballet. Massine intended a career as an actor, and, in fact, was later noted for his drama...

Beriosova, Svetlana., b 1932 (person)

Northern Ballet Theatre, 1977- (corporateBody)

McMahon, Dierdre (person)

Seymour, Lynn., b 1939 (person)

Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (person)

Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004 (person)

London Contemporary Dance Theatre (corporateBody)

London Festival Ballet (corporateBody)

MacMillan, Kenneth., d 1992 (person)

Bejart, Maurice., b 1927 (person)

Collier, Lesley., b 1947 (person)

Ryall, Pauline (person)

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American ballet theatre (corporateBody)

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 ...

Ballets de Marseille, 1973- (corporateBody)

Williams, Peter, 1914- (person)

Peter Williams was educated at Harrow School and the Central School of Arts and Crafts in London. He established his own fashion design business in Ebury Street, London, which flourished from 1934 to 1939 when it was closed on the outbreak of war. He was Head Designer for Jantzen Ltd, then the leading swimwear and sportswear manufacturer, where he was employed from 1945 to 1947. He designed for American choreographer John Taras for Designs with strings (Choreographic work: Taras), which Taras wa...

Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (person)

Mikhail Baryshnikov (1948- ) is a Russian-American dancer, choreographer and actor. Born in Riga, he received his early training at the Vaganova Academy in Leningrad. He joined the Kirov ballet in 1967. Recognizing his talent, Soviet choreographers soon began creating works for him. In 1974 while on tour with the Bolshoi ballet, Baryshnikov moved to Canada and joined the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. After appearing as a guest artist with several companies, he began dancing with the New Yo...

Royal Ballet, 1957- (corporateBody)

Shearer, Moira, 1926-2006 (person)

Epithet: née King; ballerina; wife of Sir Ludovic Kennedy British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000878.0x00012a ...

Jeanmaire, Zizi., b 1924 (person)

Michelle, Simone., 1916-1993 (person)

Simone Michelle was a dancer and teacher and one of the most influential figures in pioneering the Central European tradition of modern dance in British Theatre education. She became one of the finest performers and teachers of the Leeder system of modern dance in Britain. Born Simone Moser in Paris on 10 May 1916, she studied at the Ecole Normale de Musique, before moving in 1934 to study as a professional dancer at the newly-founded Jooss-Leeder school at Dartington Hall, South Devon. She join...