Benjamin Harkarvy papers, 1910-2003.
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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 Division was established in 1951. From the description of Scrapbooks, 1951-1991. (The Juilliard School). WorldCat record id: 25897399 From the description of Production records, 1951-1971 (bulk 1951-1964). (The Juilliard School). WorldCat record id: 37046185 From the description of General administrative records, 1951-1971 (bulk 1951-1961). (The Juilliard School). WorldCat record id: 37046146 From the description of Faculty records, 1949-1991. (T...
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...
In 1962, Barbara Weisberger, a protégé of George Balanchine, started the School of the Pennsylvania Ballet to train dancers for her forthcoming dance company. The “Philadelphia Ballet” was officially founded the following year, although a legal dispute with a school of a similar name led her to change the company’s name to The Pennsylvania Ballet. George Balanchine served as artistic advisor and the Ford Foundation provided the funds to help the struggling company establish itself. ...