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Dancer, choreographer, teacher. From the description of Papers, ca. 1908-1975. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122519030 Biography/History Saida Gerrard: b. April 9, 1923, Toronto, Canada. d. May 4, 2005, Los Angeles, California. Saida Gerrard was a performer, choreographer, student and teacher of modern dance. She grew up in Toronto, Canada in a family of Russian Jewish immigrants. Her parents ...
Designer and dancer George Bockman danced in such Broadway shows as Lady in the dark, 1941; Up in Central Park, 1945; and High button shoes, 1947. He also spent many years as a leading dancer with the Humphrey-Weidman company and designed costumes for them, thus beginning his design career. He also danced with Jack Cole's company. For many years, Bockman was NBC staff scenic designer and worked on the Tom Snyder show, First Tuesday, Chronolog, the Home show, and others, ...
Dancer, choreographer, educator, and author. From the description of Papers, 1931-1991. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122456037 Eleanor King, possibly of Liverpool, England. From the description of Eleanor King commonplace book, 1781-1783. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 659560960 Modern dancer and choreographer. From the description of Letters to Grace Stevenson, 1942-1984. (New York Public Library). WorldCat ...
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 ...
Ernestine Stodelle, one of the foremost chroniclers of modern dance in America, was born in 1912 in Oakland, California. Her professional dance career began when she became a member of the pioneer modern dance company of Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman (1929-1935). She jointly choreographed works with Jose Limon, Eleanor King and Letitia Ide in the Little Group, a subsidiary ensemble of the Humphrey-Weidman Company, and later became a partner and choreographer with Jose Limon and his company....
Modern dancer, choreographer, educator, founder of the Modern Dance Center of Minneapolis. From the description of Papers, 1943-ca. 1990. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122364300 ...
Pauline Lawrence Limón (1900-1971) was born in Los Angeles, California. Upon graduation from Hollywood High School in 1917, she joined the Denishawn Company as pianist and also danced minor roles for the Company. She was pianist for Martha Graham and joined the Humphrey-Weidman Company when its leaders broke away from Denishawn. With the Humphrey-Weidman Company Pauline served as pianist, conductor of the orchestra, business manager, and costume designer. She met José Li...
Ann Hutchinson Guest, born November 3, 1918 in New York, is an American dancer and dance notator. Her initial dance training began in the mid 1930's at the Jooss-Leeder School at Dartington Hall, England. When World War II broke out in Europe, she returned to New York where her continued training included ballet, modern, tap, and ethnic dance. In the 1940's she danced with the Welland Lathrop Company and in Broadway musicals, including One Touch of Venus, Billion Dollar Baby, and Kiss Me, Kate. ...