Walter Terry papers 1913-1982


Walter Terry papers 1913-1982

Walter Terry was a dance critic for the , the , and the . 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. New York Herald Tribune New York World Journal Saturday Review

80 linear feet; 133 boxes


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Connecticut Ballet (corporateBody)

Nagrin, Daniel (person)

Nagrin was born May 22, 1917 in NYC; he received his early basic dance training and performance experience with the Experimental Dance Unit, under Bill Matons, with classes taught by Charles Weidman and the Dance Unit directed by Anna Sokolow; he also studied with Elizabeth Anderson-Ivantzova, Edward Caton, Martha Graham, Hanya Holm, and Helen Tamiris; as an American modern and theatrical dancer and choreographer he performed in Façade--expositione Italiana (1938), Liberty song (1942), Up in Ce...

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Davis, Gary, 1896-1972 (person)

Gary Davis was an African American blues and gospel musician, sometimes known as "Blind Gary" Davis or "Reverend" Gary Davis....

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Maurstad, Toralv (person)

Burton, Marda Kaiser (person)

Weidman, Charles (person)

Dancer, choreographer, teacher. From the description of Papers, ca. 1908-1975. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122519030 Biography/History Saida Gerrard: b. April 9, 1923, Toronto, Canada. d. May 4, 2005, Los Angeles, California. Saida Gerrard was a performer, choreographer, student and teacher of modern dance. She grew up in Toronto, Canada in a family of Russian Jewish immigrants. Her parents ...

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Christian, John (person)

Epithet: Deemster of Man British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001393.0x00016c Epithet: of Add MS 35523 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000987.0x000380 Documentary photographer John Christian was born in Sherman, Texas on October 27, 1940. The son of a mining engineer spent his early years in Mexico City and...

De Lavellade, Carmen (person)

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Berkshire Ballet (corporateBody)

Goslar, Lotte (person)

German-born Lotte Goslar (1907-1997), was a dancer, mime, clown, and choreographer who emigrated to the United States, where she established her own company and also became an influential teacher of mime and movement for actors. Goslar was exposed to innovative developments in modern dance in Germany, studying briefly with Mary Wigman and later joining the Gret Palucca company. Goslar, however, forged her own individual style. Often characterizing herself as a clown, Gos...

Molina, Jose (person)

Erksine, Gladys Shaw (person)

Clef, Frank C. Van (person)

Weirs, Geol (person)

Adams, Diana (person)

Serrano, Lupe (person)

Papa, Phyllis (person)

Lichine, David (person)

David Lichine (1910-1972) was a noted choreographer, teacher, and dancer. He was born in Rostov-on-Don, in Russia. His family left Russia during the revolution and settled in Constantinople. He was later sent to Paris for his education, studying dance in Paris with Lubov Egorova and Bronislava Nijinska. He made his debut with Ida Rubinstein's Company in 1928 and with Anna Pavlova's company in 1930. Lichine danced with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo from 1932 to 1945, wh...

Ballet Espanol Ximenez-Vargas (corporateBody)

Delza, Sophia (person)

American dancer, writer, and teacher of tai chi, Sophia Delza (1903-1996) had an exceptionally long and varied career. Delza already had achieved prominence as an independent modern dance performer and choreographer by the mid-1940s, but after 1951 she embarked on a second career as an authority on tai chi and Chinese classical theater. Born Sophie Hurwitz, Delza grew up in Brooklyn, as a part of a large, extended family. Among her siblings were the future documentary fi...

Josey, Dolores Pye (person)

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Reagan, Ron, 1958-.... (person)

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Mason, Francis, 1935- (person)

Epithet: Rear-Admiral; KCB British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001301.0x0001e8 Epithet: Captain; Admiral (1838), KCB British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001301.0x0001e7 ...

Harriton, Maria (person)

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Bjornsson, Fredbjorn (person)

Hawkins, Erik (person)

The John F. Kennedy Center For Performing Arts (corporateBody)

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Ludlow, Helen M. (person)

Walter, Agnes (person)

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Stern, Ted (person)

Parker, Cecelia A. (person)

Margolin, Michael H. (person)

Anderson, David W. (person)

The Berlin Opera Ballet (corporateBody)

Chimera Foundation for Dance (corporateBody)

Gades, Antonia (person)

Maya, Mario (person)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College. (corporateBody)

D. R. C (person)

Nosker, Mary Doris (person)

Curran, Ruth D. (person)

Keat, Dick (person)

Kay, Nora (person)

Reich, Gertrude (person)

Ballard, Louis W. (person)

Dayton Civic Ballet Company (corporateBody)

Joffrey, Robert (person)

The Jackson Ballet Guild, Inc. (corporateBody)

Wiinblad, Bjorn (person)

Jeter, S. (person)

McWilliams, Ralph (person)

Zingser, William K. (person)

Lahm, Adam (person)

Dance Theatre of Harlem (corporateBody)

The Dance Theatre of Harlem was founded by Arthur Mitchell in 1969. From the description of News clippings, 1969-1986. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155475988 Collecting area: Materials relating to the history of the Dance Theatre of Harlem. Will also accept other dance history materials. From the description of Repository description. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155502455 ...

Saddler, Donald Interview (person)

Diamond, Danny (person)

Maclay, David C. (person)

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Memphis Ballet/Ballet South (corporateBody)

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Moren, Steve (person)

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Hrubant, Frank (person)

Martin, Leslie (person)

Ballet Foklorico of Mexico (corporateBody)

Cho, Won-Kyung. (person)

Meeker, Jess (person)

Griffin, Rodney (person)

Dowell, Anthony (person)

H., Miriam (person)

Nagrin, Helen (person)

Wagner, Ruth (person)

Plisetskaya, Maya (person)

Maslow, Sophie (person)

Dancer, choreographer. From the description of Oral history interview with Sophie Maslow, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122528556 ...

Burdck, William (person)

Murphy, James Vincent, 1880-1946 (person)

Epithet: Major RM British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000543.0x000101 Epithet: of Add MS 35760 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x0001e4 Epithet: of Sloane MS 3806 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x0001e5 ...

Johnson, Marrie B. (person)

Josties, Sue (person)

Mock, Rosemary (person)

Hydovitz, Carol (person)

Powell, Eleanor, 1912-1982 (person)

Nagy, Marilyn (person)

Page, Ruth (person)

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 Infanta for her, dancing the role with Bolm's Ba...

Golovkina, Sofʹi︠a︡ Nikolaevna, 1915- (person)

Pollack, Rosanne (person)

Robinson, Parker (person)

Tharp, Twyla (person)

Twyla Tharp is American modern dancer and choreographer. She was born 1 July 1941 in Portland, Indiana and grew up in Rialto, California. She attended Pomona College and received the Bachelor of Arts degree from Barnard College in 1963. As a child she studied ballet, tap, flamenco, baron twirling, acrobatics, and several musical instruments. While in California, she studied dance with Beatrice Collenette, Wilson Morelli, John Butler, Carmen de Lavallade, and at the Lester Horton stu...

Arova, Sonja (person)

Cunningham, Charles Casey (person)

Epithet: of Northampton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000844.0x000315 Epithet: brother of John Cunningham actor and poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x00035b Epithet: Landwaiter of Port of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000844.0x0...

Jay, Leticia (person)

Neumeier, Charles J. (person)

Mackinnon, Kaye (person)

Popa, Magdellena (person)

Derbas, Frank (person)

Litz, Katy (person)

Kafka, Lubomir (person)

Foreman, Laura (person)

Laura Foreman was a dancer, choreographer, visual artist, writer and director of dance at New School University. She lived and worked in New York City from the mid-1960s until her death. Foreman worked primarily in dance for the first decade of her time in Manhattan, operating both the Laura Foreman Dance Company and Composers' and Choreographers' Theatre with her husband, John Watts. In the late 1970s she began working in more abstract performance and visual art. Perhaps her most well-known pie...

Helscher, Fern (person)

Fern Helscher was born in 1901, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.P. Helscher of Robstown, Texas. She graduated from Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas, in 1917, and first met Ted Shawn in Corpus Christi, Texas, in 1928. In 1933 she began work as the press agent and booking manager for Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers. It was Helscher's efforts that made possible the now legendary 1,000 one-night performances of Shawn's company. Her close working relationship with Shawn extended into the 1940s...

Liepe, Maris (person)

Grigorvitch, Yuri (person)

Levine, Mindy N., 1955- (person)

Badorek, Grace (person)

Le Clercq, Tanaquil (person)

Tanaquil Le Clercq was born in 1929 and began dance training at age seven with Mikhail Mordkin, and in 1941 at the School of American Ballet. She was a member of Ballet Society in 1946 and New York City Ballet in 1948 and was a featured dancer in works by George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins. She was married to Balanchine from 1952-1969. While touring with New York City Ballet in 1956 she contracted polio which ended her dance career. She later became a published author with The ballet cook book...

Pornare, Eleo (person)

Nelson, Gene, 1920-1996 (person)

Charlip, Remy (person)

Remy Charlip, children's book author and illustrator, was a founding member of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company as well as co-founder of the Paper Bag Players. From the description of Hun drawing, 19-- (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 713037383 Remy Charlip is the author and illustrator of children's books, in addition to working as an actor, dancer, producer, filmmaker, song writer, and choreographer. Among his awards are the Boys' Clubs of America Gold Meda...

Hlavin, Pat (person)

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Dja, Devi (person)

Astaire, Fred, 1899-1987 (person)

Fred Astaire (b. Frederick Austerlitz May 10, 1899, Omaha, NE–d. June 22, 1987, Los Angeles, CA) was an American dancer, singer, actor, choreographer and television presenter. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential dancers in the history of film and television musicals. His stage and subsequent film and television careers spanned a total of 76 years, during which he starred in more than 10 Broadway and London musicals, made 31 musical films, 4 television specials, and issued num...

Amarnick, Phyllis (person)

Loring, Eugene, 1911-1982 (person)

Eugene Loring was an American dancer, choreographer, and teacher. From the description of Eugene Loring collection, ca. 1938-1980. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517370 Dancer, choreographer. From the description of Reminiscences of Eugene Loring : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122574179 Eugene Loring, influential American dancer, choreographer, and teacher, is best ...

Gottlieb, Richard (person)

Macro Communications, Inc. (corporateBody)

Humphrey, Doris (person)

Hinoki, Kenji (person)

Holm, Bjarne W. (person)

Rodgers, Rod (person)

Porteous, Donald (person)

Nestor, Michael (person)

Jordan, Effie (person)

Kim, Willa (person)

Willa Kim, costume designer, was nominated for a Tony Award in 1989 for her work on this production. From the description of Costume designs for Legs Diamond, 1988. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122485871 From the guide to the Costume designs for Legs Diamond, 1988, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.) ...

James, David A., 1943- (person)

Swanson, Gloria Borseth (person)

Cooper, Wyatt, 1927-1978 (person)

American actor, writer, and periodical editor; b. Wyatt Emory Cooper. From the description of Wyatt Cooper collection, 1969-1970. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70974924 ...

Farwell, G. B. (person)

Perry, Russ (person)

Rogge, Florence (person)

Shevak, Lois (person)

Shelton, Suzanne. (person)

Ervin Richard Guymon was born 13 October 1907 in Pacheco, Chihuahua, Mexico. His family moved to Blanding, Utah in 1911. Ervin married Elizabeth Mary (Beth) Park on 1 April 1930 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He died 28 June 2006 in Blanding, Utah. Elizabeth Mary (Beth) Park was born 15 October 1907 in Mill Creek, Utah. She died 1 December 1988 in Blanding, Utah. From the guide to the Ervin Richard and Beth Guymon oral history interview, 1978 June 1, (L. Tom Perry ...

Schwartz, Robert (person)

Vancini, Diana (person)

Nerken, Sara (person)

Shankar, Uday (person)

Broadcast Music, Inc. (corporateBody)

Geiringer was vice-president at BMI. From the description of Correspondence from Alma Mahler, 1956. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863014 "The American Story," was created by Broadcast Music, Inc., in association with the Society of American Historians. Designed to bring authoritative American history before wide audiences, "The American Story" was inaugurated in July 1954. From the guide to the "The American Story" Papers, 1954., (C...

Oswald, Genevieve (person)

The Cunningham Dance Foundation, Inc. (corporateBody)

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Jasinski, Roman (person)

Bolender, Todd (person)

American dancer, teacher, choreographer. From the description of Todd Bolender letters to Joel Schnee. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84694400 Todd Bolender was born Feb. 27, 1914 in Canton, Ohio and settled in New York City in 1936 where he studied with Hanya Holm. Lincoln Kirstein and George Balanchine recruited him for their first company, the American Ballet. Kirstein asked him to join Ballet Caravan and he was a novice choreographer with Ballet Society. When New York Ci...

Taylor, Burton (person)

University Center In Virginia, Incorporated (corporateBody)

International Choreographer's' Conference (corporateBody)

Miskovitch, Milorad (person)

Ritchie, Alva (person)

Diaz, Andrea (person)

Halprin, Anna (person)

Anna Halprin (b. 1920) is a pioneering dancer and choreographer of the post-modern dance movement. She enrolled in the University of Wisconsin in the late 1930s where she studied with Margaret D'Houbler and developed a strong interest in collaboration and improvisation in response to more formalized modern dance techniques. Over her long career, Halprin has stretched the perceived boundaries of dance to include theater, visual art, myth, ritual, and individual and collective healing. She founded...

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Martinez, Louis (person)

Dupond, Patrick (person)

Duncan, Penelope (person)

Frank, Bill (person)

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Weiss, Morton L. (person)

Ziegler, Miriam Golden (person)

Wentnik, Andrew (person)

Franklin, Frederic, 1914-2013 (person)

Goya, Carola (person)

Prowse, Juliet, 1936-1996 (person)

Armstrong, Myra (person)

Wells, Bruce. (person)

Dressler, Marie, 1869-1934 (person)

Canadian stage and screen actress. From the description of Autograph letters signed "Marie" (13) : [various places], to Florence Graves (Mrs. W.L. Graves), 1925-1933 and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270533742 American actress, connected for a time with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. From the description of Birthday celebration album, 1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122397801 ...

Lewitzky Dance Foundation (corporateBody)

Holder, Geoffry (person)

Speroni, Chuck (person)

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Toumanova,Tamara 1919-1996 (person)

Neale, Vivian H. (person)

Benitez, Maria (person)

Moura, Jonas (person)

Morse, College (person)

Dudley, Jane (person)

Stephen, Edith (person)

Iglesias, Roberto (person)

Smoller, Myron (person)

Champion, Gower, 1919-1980 (person)

Champion was born in Geneva, IL, June 22, 1919; grew up in Los Angeles, CA; appeared in Broadway musical reviews, including Streets of Paris, Lady comes across, and Count me in, 1939-41; appeared with wife Marjorie Bell (Marjorie Celeste Belcher) as dancing team, Marge and Gower Champion, NYC, 1947; appeared in various movies, including Show Boat, Lovely to look at, Everything I have is yours, Give the girl a break, and Mr. Music; various television appearances on Toast of the town, GE Theatre, ...

Sladon, V. (person)

Massine, Tatiana (person)

Carter, Bill, 1906- (person)

Dance Theatre Workshop, Inc. (corporateBody)

Jamieson, James (person)

Graney, John D. (person)

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Wiggins, Jim (person)

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Krisel, Michele (person)

Cushing, Mary (person)

Glassman, Billy (person)

Kohan, Hana (person)

Wechesler, John Rogers (person)

Taylor, Paul (person)

Diffenbach, Ruth B. (person)

Duell, Ellen (person)

Culberg, Birgit (person)

Ridder, Cecile de (person)

L'Ensemble Folklorique National de Cuba (corporateBody)

Laner, Toni (person)

Crofton, Kathleen (person)

Danilova, Alexandra (person)

Kreutzberg, Harald, 1902- (person)

Alonso, Alicia (person)

Simone, Kirsten (person)

Verdon, Gwen (person)

Biographical Sketch Born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1927, Bob Fosse is known as one of musical theater's greatest choreographers and directors. After appearing as a dancer in such films as Give A Girl A Break and Kiss Me Kate, both 1953, Fosse established himself as a choreographer in his first two Broadway shows, The Pajama Game (1954) and Damn Yankees (1955). His choreography includes such other classics as New Girl in Town (1957), Redhead (1...

Dehn, Mura (person)

Dolin, Anton (person)

Bennet, Isadora (person)

Emerson, Ruth (person)

Bolshoi Ballet (Company) (corporateBody)

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Kitty, Darla (person)

Eleanor King, possibly of Liverpool, England. From the guide to the Eleanor King commonplace book, 1781-1783, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University) ...

Feld, Eliot (person)

Smith, Lewis L. (person)

Robbins, Jerome (person)

American dancer, choreographer, and ballet master. From the description of Jerome Robbins scrapbooks [microform]. 1937-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81722948 From the description of Jerome Robbins scrapbooks. 1986-1990. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79096064 American ballet dancer and choreographer primarily associated with American Ballet Theatre in the 1940s and the New York City Ballet since 1949; also, theatrical director and choreographer whose producti...

Rioja, Pilar (person)

Marks, Bruce, 1937- (person)

Aragno, Anna (person)

Les Ballets de paris (corporateBody)

Harkness, Rebekah West, -1982 (person)

Music composer and philanthropist. From the description of Diaries, [1952?]-1970. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144655065 ...

Tomal, George (person)

Zubkovskai︠a︡, Inna (person)

Mordkin, Mikhail, 1881-1944 (person)

Russian-born ballet dancer who performed with the Ballets Russes and Anna Pavlova and later founded the Mordkin School of Dance in New York. From the description of Papers, ca.1885-1979. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122408583 Mikhail Mikhailovich Mordkin, Russian dancer and teacher, was born in Moscow on December 9, 1880 into the family of the violinist of the Imperial Theatres. At the age of nine he entered Moscow Imperial Ballet School. Upon ...

Poole, Gray Johnson. (person)

Ballet West (corporateBody)

Lloyd, Harold, 1893-1971 (person)

Harold Lloyd was a prominent comedian and movie actor during the first half of the twentieth century. He was born in Burchard, Nebraska on April 20, 1893 and started his acting career in 1913 as an extra in one-reel movies. In 1914, Lloyd went to work for producer Hal Roach and starred in over 100 one-reel films as "Willie Work" and "Lonesome Luke". In 1917, Lloyd invented his trademark "Glasses" character, the bumbling young man wearing horn-rimmed glasses. Playing this character, he made numer...

Hanayagi, Suzushi (person)

Duncan, Walter (person)

Patsalas, Constantine (person)

Schas, Kathy (person)

Kuni, Msami (person)

Rogers, Irene D. (person)

Johnson, Lois (Vocalist) (person)

Yudenich, Alexei (person)

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...

Lang, Stephen (person)

Lord, Deane (person)

Fanger, Iris M. (person)

Borde, Percival (person)

Gordon Marks & Co., Inc. (corporateBody)

Rose, Mitchell Harris (person)

Coleman, Emily. (person)

Bauman, Alice (person)

Morelli, Wilson (person)

Balesti, Sandra (person)

Rezutko, Camille N. (person)

Dyde, Farrell L. (person)

Krassovska, Nathalie (person)

Tennesee Association of Dance (corporateBody)

Beiswanger, George W. (person)

Jones, Helene (person)

Gray, Harriette Ann (person)

Araiz, Oscar (person)

Jones, Harry (person)

Koner, Pauline (person)

Pauline Koner, one of America’s foremost modern dance choreographers and performers, was born in New York on June 26, 1912 to Russian immigrants Samuel and Ida Ginsberg Koner. Unlike most American modern dancers, she did not trace her artistic beginnings to Isadora Duncan or Ruth St. Denis. In fact, she was already an established figure in the modern dance movement when she affiliated with the Humphrey-Limón Dance Company in 1946. Yet this was not the style in which she initially tr...

Lewitsky, Bell (person)

Moore, Jack (person)

Schneider, Mark (person)

Harkarvy, Benjamin (person)

American dance teacher, choreographer, and artistic director, Benjamin Harkarvy (1930-2002), earned an international reputation for his eclectic approach to dance education (as demonstrated most notably in his tenure as the director of the Juilliard School Dance Division), as well as through his leadership of a number of prominent dance companies. Born in New York City, Harkarvy began to study dance at the age of thirteen, already focused on the goal of teaching. Among h...

Jonson, Phillip (person)

Marcel Dekker, Inc. (corporateBody)

Limon, Jose (person)

Duchene, Jean-Pierre (person)

Cratty, Bill (person)

Chandler, Charlotte (person)

McKayle, Donald (person)

Facts on file, Inc. (corporateBody)

Tong, Averil (person)

Young, Loring Bradford (person)

Sebastion, Stuart (person)

Hill, Martha, 1943- (person)

Harkness Ballet (corporateBody)

Colwelly, Gary (person)

Urbont, Carl (person)

Pazik, Tom (person)

Stodolsky, Ellen (person)

Tudor, Anthony (person)

William Morrow & Company, Inc. (corporateBody)

Holden, Richard (person)

Hayden, Melissa (person)

Born Mildred Herman in 1923 in Toronto, Hayden was a ballerina chiefly identified with the New York City Ballet. She was married to Donald Coleman. She died August 9, 2006, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. From the guide to the Melissa Hayden papers, ca. 1930-2006., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Karsavina, Tamar (person)

Russian dancer. From the description of Document signed, dated : London, 11 June 1921, 1921 June 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873891 ...

Mounsey, Yvonne (person)

Balanchine, George (person)

Ballet dancer and ballet and theater choreographer; the major ballet figure in the twentieth century. From the description of Correspondence and contracts, 1949-1966. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122533853 George Balanchine (1904-1983) was a Russian-American dancer and choreographer. In 1921 he graduated from the Theatre School in Petrograd. He left Russia in 1924, and the same year he was engaged by Serge Diaghilev as a choreographer for his company Ballet...

Currier, Ruth, 1926-2011 (person)

Prince, Ginger (person)

Sedley, Ida (person)

Monter, Louis (person)

Soulant, Wayne (person)

Erskine, Gladys Shaw, 1895- (person)

Mora, Thalia (person)

Colton, Ron (person)

Bell & Stanton, Inc. (corporateBody)

Draper, Paul (person)

Volkova, Vera (person)

Selva & Sons, Inc. (corporateBody)

Stevenson, Ben (person)

Maracci, Carmelita, 1911-1987 (person)

American dancer, choreographer, and teacher working in ballet and Spanish dance techniques. From the description of Correspondence, 1947-1978, with Agnes de Mille. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122485987 Carmelita Maracci, a dancer, choreographer and teacher, was born in Goldfield, Nevada, in 1911, the daughter of a French-German mother and a Spanish-Italian father. Her paternal grandmother came from Montevideo, Uruguay; Maracci was told by her ...

Atlantic Civic Ballet (corporateBody)

Rivera, Alonzo (person)

Tapane, Ole (person)

Geuil-Isett, Adelaine (person)

Palley, Xenia (person)

Parker, Michael R. (person)

Sachs, Susan (person)

Holly, Evelyn (person)

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Singer and entertainer. From the description of Autograph on leaf from program for A doll's life, a new musical, book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, music by Larry Grossman, 1982. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270914762 Joel Grey was born Joel David Katz on April 11, 1932, in Cleveland, Ohio. His father Mickey Katz was a musician and comedian, well-known for his parody songs and routines, usually written for a Jewish audience, sometimes in Yiddish...

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Biography Cousins was born on June 24, 1915 in Union Hill, New Jersey; attended Teachers College, Columbia University; began working at New York post as the education editor, 1934-35; worked at Current history as book reviewer, literary editor, and managing editor, 1935-40; married Eleanor (Ellen) Kopf in 1939; executive editor (1940-42), and editor-in-chief (1942-71) of Saturday Review Of Literature, later known as Saturday Review; editor of...

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Ruth St. Denis was an American dancer and dance teacher. From the description of Postcard, 1945. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007242 Dancer and faculty member. From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1926-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155538190 Ruth St. Denis was one of the pioneers of modern dance. She first gained attention dancing with David Belasco's company, an experience which exposed her to European and Asian tradition...

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John Hay Whitney John Hay Whitney was born into one of the most prominent American families of the twentieth century; widely known for their interests in business, government, publishing, entertainment, philanthropy, horse racing and breeding, and fine art collecting. He was the second child of Payne and Helen Hay Whitney and born in Ellsworth, Maine, on August 17, 1904, while his parents were summering with Clara Stone Hay (mother to Helen Hay Whitney). Mr. Whitney was ...

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Zorina, Vera, 1917-2003 (person)

Vera Zorina (1917-2003) was a ballet dancer, a movie and musical theater actress, a choreographer, and an opera director. She was born Eva Brigitta Hartwig in Berlin on January 2, 1917 to a German father, Frederick Hartwig, and Norwegian mother, Bille Hartwig (née Abigael Johanne Wimpelmann). In 1933 she joined Col. W. de Basil's Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo where her stage name was changed to Vera Zorina. She was married to George Balanchine from 1938 to 1946. After divorcing him she married com...

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Myra Kinch was born in 1904. A graduate of UCLA, she trained as a dancer with Muriel Stuart, Eugenia Eduardova, and Vincenzo Celli. She also studied abroad in Germany in the 1920s. In the 1930s, Kinch returned to the United States to become director and choreographer of the West Coast Dance Project of the Federal Theater Project, a program created under the New Deal. In 1948 Kinch was named head of the modern dance department at the Jacob’s Pillow dance school and summer festival, where she rema...

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Seelye, Mary-Averett, 1919-2013 (person)

Dancer, choreographer. From the description of Reminiscences of Mary-Averett Seelye : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122440763 ...

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Peter Gennaro, dancer, dance teacher and choreographer, was born November 23, 1919 in Louisiana. He was an acclaimed choreographer for Broadway and television shows, and an accomplished dancer and teacher whose contribution in the early development of jazz dance was significant. Gennaro showed promise as a dancer since childhood, winning his first dance award at the age of four. Growing up, he studied dance with local teachers until his military service during World War ...

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Larry Warren was a dance biographer, choreographer, teacher, and director. He was the author of two dance books, Lester Horton: Modern Dance Pioneer and Anna Sokolow: The Rebellious Spirit . For the latter he received the 1991-92 De la Torre Bueno special citation awarded by Dance Perspectives. Born in Brooklyn, Larry moved to North Hollywood with his family in 1948. He began his dance training in Los Angeles at the Ruth St. Denis Studio with Denishawn-trained dancer Kar...

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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...

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Dyer, William F. (person)

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Nijinsky, Vaslaw, 1890-1950 (person)

Russian dancer and choreographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., St. Petersburg], 24 July [n.y.], to Mikhail Dimitrievich, [n.y.] July 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582957 From the description of Autograph sentiment signed, dated : [n.p., n.d.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873596 ...

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Glazer, Simon, 1878-1938 (person)

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Composed 1934. First performance Jan. 2, 1936, Philadelphia, at a concert for Youth, by the Philadelphia Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Chorale and fugue in jazz / by Morton Gould. [19--?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51998771 American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist (b. Dec. 10, 1913 in New York; d. Feb. 21,1996 in Orlando, Florida). From the description of Morton G...

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Louis, Murray (person)

American dancer and choreographer; b. 1926. From the description of Murray Louis collection, 1948-1979. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70960212 ...

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St.Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968 (person)

Ruth St. Denis was an American dancer and dance teacher. From the description of Postcard, 1945. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007242 Dancer and faculty member. From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1926-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155538190 Ruth St. Denis was one of the pioneers of modern dance. She first gained attention dancing with David Belasco's company, an experience which exposed her to European and Asian tradition...

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Vundla, Mhlangabezi (person)

Zadegian, Clarice (person)

Maxey, William (III) (person)

Rogers, Helen Priest (person)

Dancer, teacher. From the description of Reminiscences of Helen Priest Rogers : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451301 ...

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Keaton, Buster, 1895-1966 (person)

Comedian. From the description of Reminiscences of Joseph Francis (Buster) Keaton : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743794 ...

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Talley Beatty (22 December 1918 – 29 April 1995) was born in Cedar Grove, Louisiana, a section of Shreveport, but moved with his family as a child to Chicago, Illinois. He is considered one of the greatest African American choreographers. After studying with Katherine Dunham and being associated with her company for several years, Beatty went on do solo work and choreograph his own pieces, which center on the social issues, experiences, and everyday life of African Americans. Beatty began stu...

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Gould, Diana (person)

Diana Gould was a television producer and scriptwriter. She was born in New York City and graduated from U.C.L.A. in 1967. She was an independent screenwriter and producer in Los Angeles where she helped to make "Dynasty," "Kay O'Brien," "Berrengers," "Jenny, I Love You -Goodbye," "The Other Women," and "I'll Take Manhattan." She was executive story consultant to "Knots Landing." She was a member of the Hollywood Women's Political Commission, the Temescal Canyon Association, and the Writers Guil...

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Mitchell, Arthur Wergs, 1883-1968 (person)

Arthur Wergs Mitchell (December 22, 1883 – May 9, 1968) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois. For his entire congressional career from 1935 to 1943, he was the only African American in Congress. Mitchell was the first African American to be elected to the United States Congress as a Democrat. Mitchell was born to Taylor Mitchell & Emma (Patterson) in Lafayette, Alabama. He left home at 14 to go to the Tuskegee Institute. He worked on a farm and as an office boy to Booker T. Washington whil...

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Becket, Marta (person)

Biography Marta Becket was born in New York City in 1924 and raised there until she was six. She moved with her mother to Harrisburg, Penn. and later to Philadelphia where she studied piano and art. At the age of 12, after her parents divorce, she returned with her mother to New York where she studied interpretive dance with Ingaborg Tarrup and ballet with Mme. Dorothy Duval. During the Depression, she dropped out of high school to begin a fu...

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Kriegsman, Sali Ann (person)

De Lavallade, Carmen, 1931- (person)

Dance luminary Carmen De Lavallade was born on March 6, 1931, to Grace Grenot and Leo Paul De Lavallade in Los Angeles, California. There, her aunt, Adele De Lavallade, owned the Hugh Gordon Book Shop, one of the first African American history bookshops on Central Avenue. Her cousin, Janet Collins, was the first African American prima ballerina at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City. De Lavallade discovered her talent for dance early. In 1945, she began studying ballet with Melissa Blake, an...

Coca, Imogene (person)

Addison, Wesley (person)

De Mille, Agnes George (person)

Holm, Hanya, 1893-1992 (person)

Hanya Holm - dancer, teacher, choreographer - is recognized as one of the four early pioneers of modern dance in the United States, as well as one of the 20th century's most sought-after choreographers of musical theater. She was born Johanna Josepha Eckert on March 3, 1893 in Worms-am-Rhine, Germany. Her father was a wine merchant; her mother was a housewife and inventor with successful patents to her credit. Holm's early education, at the Konvent der Englischen Fräulein in Mainz, was followed ...

Frankel, Emily (person)

Martin, Mary, 1942- (person)

Epithet: actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001027.0x000269 ...

Bewley, Lois (person)

Marsicano, Merle (person)

Merle Marsicano (1903-1983) was an avant-garde dancer and choreographer. Born in Philadelphia, Marsicano began her education in dance under ballet teacher Ethel Phillips and then Mikhail Mordkin. After dancing in many local opera ballets, she moved to New York City to study Spanish dance under Angel Cansino. She also studied acting and dance at the Neighborhood Playhouse under Sanford Meisner and Martha Graham. After two years at the Playhouse, she went home to Philadelphia and bega...

Barrie, Marthena (person)

Munt, Maxine (person)

Bereshny, Alex (person)

Soria, Dario. (person)

Epithet: recording executive British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x0000a9 ...

Ballets De Madrid (corporateBody)

Sokolow, Anna (person)

Dancer, choreographer. From the description of Oral history interview with Anna Sokolow, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513535 ...

Christopher, Ron (person)

Galan, Rosario (person)

The Daily Press, Inc (corporateBody)

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Baldrich, Herman (person)

McCormick, Malcolm (person)

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Sansardo, Paul (person)

Harding, Marlene (person)

Godwin, Dwight (person)

Kamholtz, Theodore (person)

Cohen, Ellen (person)

Ralov, Kristen (person)

Garcia, Ana (person)

Seguoio, Ron (person)

Fuller, Loïe, 1862-1928 (person)

American dancer who flourished in Paris in late 19th century, and was an agressive promoter of Rodin in America. Friend of the Rodins for over 25 years and an occasional model for his work. Particularly interested in lighting effects on draperies. Author of QUINZE ANS DE MA VIE, Paris: F. Juren, [1908]. From the description of Rodin, poet, philosopher, artist, colourist, thinker, sculptor, author, peasant, and prophet : corrected typescript, ca. 1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 7...

Medina, Antonio (person)

Southeastern Regional Ballet Association (corporateBody)

Lewis, Shari (person)

Kay, Lisan (person)

Seymour, Lynn (person)

Mitchell, Kate (person)

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Ball, Mary Washington (person)

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Carlisle, Kevin (person)

Therkelson, Marlene Marie (person)

Bascombe, Readford (person)

Mattox, Matt (person)

Shawn, Edwin M. (person)

Rosenfeld, Sylvia (person)

Merce Cunningham dance company (corporateBody)

Merce Cunningham (1919-2009) was an innovative modern dancer, choreographer, and dance company founder. Following two years of formal training and work with the dance company of Martha Graham, Cunningham started his own company in 1953 to experiment with concepts in modern dance. From the description of Merce Cunningham Dance Company photographs of dancers and performances, 1956-1987 (inclusive), 1968-1987 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612259309 From the guide to th...

Perper, Kathleen & Leo (person)

Pinska, Klarna (person)

Dancer, choreographer, director, and teacher, of Los Angeles and San Francisco, Calif.; b. Charma Packapinsky, c. 1902-1904. From the description of Papers, 1927-1985. (Museum of Performance & Design). WorldCat record id: 430368601 Klarna Pinska (1904-1994) was an influential dancer, instructor, and choreographer, active primarily in California. She studied under Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn at the Denishawn School of Dancing from 1920-1926, both...

Peck, Gregory (person)

Sofian, Anahid (person)

De La Camara, Carlos (person)

Bernhard Ballet (corporateBody)

Litz, Katherine (person)

Ailey, Alvin, 1931-1989 (person)

Alvin Ailey (b. Jan. 5, 1931, Rogers, TX–d. Dec. 1, 1989, New York, NY) was an African-American choreographer and activist who founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City. He is credited with popularizing modern dance and revolutionizing African-American participation in 20th-century concert dance. In 1977, Ailey was awarded the Spingarn Medal from the NAACP. He received the Kennedy Center Honors in 1988. In 2014, President Barack Obama selected Ailey to be a posthumous recip...

Paul, Mimi (person)

Meshel, Miriam (person)

Marks, Joseph E. (person)

Joseph E. Marks III was an American dancer, a member of Jacob's Pillow Faculty and a dance writer....

Waring, Worden (person)

Primus, Pearl (person)

Pearl Primus (1919-1994) was an African-American dancer, choreographer, anthropologist, and teacher. She was born in Trinidad in 1919 and raised in New York City, where she attended Hunter High School from 1933 to 1937. Primus received her BA in biology from Hunter College in 1940, where she had been preparing for a career in medicine. Her career goals changed, however, when she began dancing with the New Dance Group, an integrated, politically progressive dance collective. Primus m...

Meltzer, Milton, 1915-2009 (person)

American Milton Meltzer was an author of books on African American history and other topics, as well as an editor and a professor. From the description of Milton Meltzer papers, 1955-1973. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 76965535 Author. From the description of Reminiscences of Milton Meltzer : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309733336 Lydia Maria Child, born in Medford, Massach...

Bennati, Flavio (person)

Morgan, Barbara A., 1938- (person)

Bentley, Muriel (person)

Windreich, Leland (person)

Ballet De Georges Reich (corporateBody)

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Stigers, Stephanie (person)

Small, Margaret Elizabeth (person)

Mahler, Roni (person)

Bowman, Patricia (person)

Cullberg, Birgit (person)

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Zuckerman, Carol (person)

Pomsler, Stuart G. (person)

Cooperman, Alvin. (person)

Penney, Phyliss A. (person)

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Kovens, Carmen (person)

Escudero, Vicente (person)

Erdman, Jean (person)

Jean Erdman was born in 1916. A native of Honolulu, she began her formal dance instruction at Sarah Lawrence College. Her career as professional dancer began in 1938 as a member of Martha Graham Dance Company, and in the same year she married Joseph Campbell, a professor at Sarah Lawrence College and noted mythologist. In 1943 Erdman began her solo career. Soon afterwards she founded her own company, and in 1948 she founded the Jean Erdman School of Dance. The period from the 1940s to 1960s was ...

Lynn, Bambi (person)

De La Torre Bueno, Jr. (person)

Les Ballets Africains (corporateBody)

Terry, Walter. (person)

Walter Terry (b. 1913 – d. 1982) was a prolific writer and dance critic. His interest in the performing arts began during his college years at the University of North Carolina, where he majored in drama and minored in music. In 1936, he was hired as a dance critic at the Boston Herald. His first assignment was to cover the activities at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, located in the Berkshires in Massachusetts. There he met and shared a friendship with the founder and artistic director Ted Sh...

Blankshine, Robert (person)

Litvinoff, Valentina (person)

Shumaker, Ruby (person)

McEwan, Angela (person)

Switzer, Jeremy P. (person)

Adin, W. (person)

Schmidth, Beverly (person)

Swan, Paul (person)

Petrinovic, John W. (person)

Ralov, Borge (person)

Nikolais, Alwin (person)

Choreographer. From the description of Reminiscences of Alwin Nikolais : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122569840 ...

Nolan, Lee (person)

Dance Horizons, Inc. (corporateBody)

Geva, Tamara (person)

Valentinoff, Valya (person)

Panzer, Judith (person)

Maison de la culture de Rennes (corporateBody)

Kirov Ballet (corporateBody)

Stevens, Tony (person)

Nureyev, Rudolf (person)

Hanson, Maryhelen (person)

Tetley, Glen (person)

Alexson, Fred (person)

Fred Alexson was a dancer with the Boston Ballet and several other production companies, and a founding member of the Association of Performing Arts. From the description of Fred Alexson papers, 1960-1980. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 277116834 ...

Weinberg, Anne Obert (person)

The Southern Ballet of Atlanta, Inc. (corporateBody)

Freund, Geraldine (person)

Tudor, Antony, 1909-1987 (person)

Antony Tudor, British dancer, choreographer, and teacher, was born William Cook in London, April 4, 1909. His training began in 1928 with Marie Rambert and continued with Pearl Argyle, Harold Turner, and Margaret Craske. His career included: dancer and choreographer for Ballet Club (later Ballet Rambert) from 1930-1937; founder and choreographer of London Ballet, 1937-1940; resident choreographer of Ballet Theatre (later American Ballet Theatre), New York, 1939-1950; artistic director, Royal Swe...

Perez, Rudy (person)

Biographical Note Rudy Perez was born in Spanish Harlem and attended New York's High School of Music and Arts, where he studied piano and voice. After graduating, he studied dance under Martha Graham, Mary Anthony, and Merce Cunningham, and was a frequent performer at the Judson Dance Theatre. Perez founded the Rudy Perez Dance Theatre in 1967. From 1968-1978 Perez held the position of artist-in-residence at Marymount Manhattan College and tr...