Peter Greene (date of birth and death unknown), American dancer and singer, was born in Helena, Arkansas to Alberta and Zach Greene and spent his formative years in Chicago, Illinois under the care of his grandparents, Reverend Jordan and Rebecca Roberts.The Peter Greene Papers are comprised of two boxes dated 1932-1997. The chronologically arranged collection mainly consists of Greene’s personal and professional photographs. Also within the collection are correspondence, ephemera, and notebooks which Greene used to draft letters, collect addresses, and keep track of expenses.
Materials of Ross and Nora Kaye, prima ballerina at Ballet Theatre and co-founder of ballet company -- Includes scripts of films and Broadway shows, production files, memorabilia from Kaye's ballet career, correspondence (1968-1999), financial records, printed material, photographs, films, and awards
"Frank Shawl is the co-founder with Victor Anderson of the Shawl-Anderson Dance Center [a.k.a. Shawl-Anderson School of Dance] in Berkeley. Frank has been active as a teacher, performing dancer and choreographer in the Bay Area for approximately 43 years. The Shawl-Anderson Dance Company was an active dance repertory group in the '60's and '70's and spawned many of today's prominent dance artists. Prior to coming to the Bay Area, Frank performed mainly in New York City. He appeared in numerous Broadway and network television shows and toured throughout the United States and Canada. He appeared in concert with the late Charles Weidman and for over eight years with the May O'Donnell Dance Company
Correspondence, mss. of memoirs and other writings, biographical data, artistic and financial records of Pavley-Oukrainsky Ballet, programs, art scrapbooks, sketches, press clippings, photos, and costumes. Persons represented include Oukrainsky's partner, Andreas Pavley (1892-1931)
Bennington, summer 1937: intense atmosphere, teachers, leftist politics, intergroup rivalries, Holm's TREND; Bennington, summer 1938: Graham's AMERICAN DOCUMENT, comparision of Graham and Holm techniques, analysis of German modern dance, van Labal principles; contrast between Bennington and Mills' summer schools; change in modern dance and dancers since 1930s; reminiscences of Louis Horst, Martha Graham, Hanya Holm and others
Early dance training; classes with Louis Horst and Martha Graham at Neighborhood Playhouse, New York, N.Y.; member of Martha Graham Company: company and studio classes, changes in Graham's technique; Bennington Summer School of the Dance: lifestyle at Bennington, company loyalties, opportunities for intellectual stimulation, Graham's PANORAMA, 1934, AMERICAN DOCUMENT, 1938, LETTER TO THE WORLD; work with Jane Dudley and William Bales; impressions of Martha Graham and many others
This collection comprises papers and material relating to Cheryl Stock's career as a dancer, teacher and choreographer. The collection is divided into two sections. The first comprises papers relating to Stock's career in general and the second to her work as founding Artistic Director of the northern Queensland contemporary dance company Dance North (1984-1995). There are working notes, research notes, programs, scripts, publicity material, press cuttings and photographs relating to various productions with which Stock has been involved. The small amount of correspondence included in the collection relates only to specific productions on which Stock was working. There are also copies of journal articles, keynote addresses and seminar papers by Stock