Theatrical designs [graphic] / Gabriel M. Powell 1930-1977

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Theatrical designs [graphic] / Gabriel M. Powell, 1930-1977

Theatrical designs [graphic] / Gabriel M. Powell 1930-1977

Gabriel M. Powell, artist and designer was born in 1902. His early career, in the 1930's, was in dance where he worked as a dancer and designer for the Gluck-Sandor Ballet Theatre. Among the company were such noted dancers as Klarna Pinska, Jose Limon and Jerome Robbins. By 1936, however, he was a designer of theatrical sets, and created the set for OUTWARD BOUND at the Forrest Theatre. Later productions included work on the musicals of Rodgers and Hammerstein and Irving Berlin. In his later years, Mr. Powell concentrated on his career as an easel artist. The Gabriel M. Powell Theatrical Designs consist of both costume and set designs for productions throughout his career.

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