Records, 1936-ca. 1967.

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American Ballet Theatre. Records,

Records, 1936-ca. 1967.

220 lin. ft. (ca. 450,000 items)

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Mordkin Ballet Company

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American ballet theatre

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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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Mordkin, Mikhail, 1881-1944

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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 ...