Interview with Robert Irving. 1976.
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The New York City Ballet is the brainchild of Lincoln Kirstein, who envisioned an American Ballet of young native dancers, trained and schooled to perform new, modern repertory. The company now performs 23 weeks of the year under the direction of Peter Martins. For further information see http://www.nycballet.com. From the guide to the New York City Ballet records, 1934-1976, (The New York Public Library. Jerome Robbins Dance Division.) The New York City Ballet ...
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...
American modern dancer and choreographer. From the description of Letters from Martha Graham to David Zellmer, 1942-1945. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122535299 From the guide to the Letters from Martha Graham to David Zellmer, 1942-1945, (The New York Public Library. Jerome Robbins Dance Division.) American modern dance pioneer in performance, choreography, and technique. From the description of Letters, 1942-1983, to Agnes de Mille, A...
Tobi Tobias, who conceived and implemented this project, is an American dance writer who specializes in classical ballet. She was the dance critic for New York magazine from 1980 to 2002. Associated with Dance magazine from 1971 to 1998, she wrote criticism, profiles, and feature stories, editing the journal's criticism from 1976 to 1983. She has written extensively on the Royal Danish Ballet and its Bournonville heritage. The centenary Bournonville Festival in Copenhagen in 1979 catalyzed her d...