Interview with Frederic Franklin. 1979-1981.
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The National Ballet was founded in 1962 by Jean Riddell and was disbanded in 1974. Frederick Franklin was artistic director throughout its existence. The Ballet performed at the Kennedy Center and George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium. The Ballet also toured frequently to New York City and other major cities in the U.S. From the description of Records of the National Ballet, 1962-1974. (District of Columbia Public Library). WorldCat record id: 42278446 ...
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 ...
Ballerina and patron of the ballet. Second wife of Leonide Massine to whom she was married 1928-1938. Her second husband was industrialist Henry G. Doll, chairman of the board of the American Symphony Orchestra. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Apr. 17, 1978 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861599 ...
Ballerina and dance educator Aleksandra Dionisyevna Danilova (1903-1907) was born in Petergof, Russia. In 1911, she began studying dance at the Russian Imperial Ballet School in Leningrad. There she met George Balanchine, with whom she would maintain a life-long friendship. In 1920, Danilova danced with the Maryinsky Ballet. She joined Balanchine's Soviet State Dancers for a tour of Western Europe in 1924. In December of that year, Sergey Diaghilev brought both her and Balanchine into his acclai...
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...
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...
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 ...
Anton Dolin (1904-1983) was an English ballet dancer, teacher and choreographer. He started his career with Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes in 1921 and became one of the principal dancers for the company. Later, together with another Ballets Russes dancer Alicia Markova, he established Markova-Dolin Ballet. Dolin was instrumental in establishing London Festival Ballet (later English National Ballet). He also ocassionally appeared on stage as an actor. From the guide to the Anton Dol...
Epithet: née King; ballerina; wife of Sir Ludovic Kennedy British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000878.0x00012a ...
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...
Sergei Denham (1896-1970) is most prominently known as the director of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. Sergei Ivanovich Denham was born Sergei Ivanovich Dokouchaiev (Docootshieff) the son of a banker. The family moved from Samara on the Volga to Moscow, and Sergei was sent to boarding school near St. Petersburg. Eventually he finished his schooling at The Moscow Commercial Institute. His education was eclectic, covering both business and the arts. He developed a particu...
Russian dancer and choreographer. From the description of Serge Lifar autograph letter to Leonide Massine, ca. 1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 370392712 Serge Lifar, dancer, choreographer and author, was born in Kiev, Russia in 1905. He studied with Bronislava Nijinska, who brought him to Paris in 1923 where he joined Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. He became a protege of Diaghilev, was named premiere danseur in 1925, and remained with the company through it s last season i...
Igor Youskevitch was born on March 13, 1912 near Kiev, Ukraine. In 1920, his family fled the Bolshevik Revolution and resettled in the former Yugoslavia. After graduating from high school in 1930, he studied engineering at Belgrade University. There he became involved in Sokol, the Slavic sports and gymnastics organization. At age 20, ballerina Xenia Grunt spotted Youskevitch at a gymnastics competition and urged him to consider a future in ballet. Youskevitch became Grunt's student...
Sergei Denham (1896-1970) was a Russian-born banker and director of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. Leonide Massine (1896-1979) was Russian dancer and choreographer and artistic director of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. From the description of Records concerning Leonide Massine, 1939-1969 (inclusive), 1942-1954 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557063 The Ballet Russe de Monte-Carlo was a company that existed between 1938 and 1962 under the directorship of Sergei...
American dancer and choreographer. From the description of An oral history interview with Agnes de Mille / conducted by Peggy Sherry for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, Weill-Lenya Research Center, 1991 Aug. 9 : recording and transcript. (Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison). WorldCat record id: 122537807 Agnes de Mille (b. 1909-d. 1993) was an American choreographer, dancer, and author. From the description of Papers, 1918-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat...
Ballerina. From the description of Anna Pavlova collection, 1909-[ongoing]. (Museum of Performance & Design). WorldCat record id: 430368594 Anna Pavlova was a Russian ballet dancer. Gabriel Astruc was a French producer, publisher, talent manager and founder of the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. Between 1907 and 1913 Astruc also handled a variety of theatrical business matters for Serge Diaghilev, including publicity, contract negotiations, financial backing, negotiations fo...