6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) American Ballet Theatre.

  1. Judith Chazin-Bennahum photograph collection relating to Antony Tudor, 1932-1971

    122 items. 1 container. 0.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    This photograph collection documenting the career of English ballet dancer-choreographer Antony Tudor (1908-1987) was assembled by professor and scholar Judith Chazin-Bennahum (1937- ) in preparation for the publication of her book titled The Ballets of Antony Tudor: Studies in Psyche and Satire (1994).

  2. Herbert H. Coburn dance program collection, 1934-1988

    416 items . 6 containers . 3 linear feet . -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    The Herbert H. Coburn Dance Program Collection consists of approximately 375 dance programs from 1934 to 1988. Most of the programs document performances in New York City, but performances in Seattle, Detroit, San Francisco, Boston, Washington, D.C., other American locations, and several sites abroad are also represented. Ticket stubs, cast change slips, newspaper clippings, and promotional flyers also number among the items.

  3. Oliver Smith papers, 1941-1987

    approximately 2,000 items. 100 containers. 61.5 linear feet. 1,749 digital files (83.82 GB). -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Oliver Smith was an American production designer, producer, and teacher of theatrical design. Smith contributed his talents to many of the twentieth century's most beloved musicals, ballets, and plays, including Rodeo (1942), On the Town (1944), My Fair Lady (1956), West Side Story (1957), The Sound of Music (1959), and Hello, Dolly! (1964). The collection includes painted set elevations, renderings, sketches, blueprints and technical drawings, correspondence, photographs, programs, and other materials. Only design materials for select productions are available at this time.

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  4. Alan M. and Sali Ann Kriegsman collection, 1933-1997

    37,400 items . 192 containers . 83 linear feet . -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Alan M. "Mike" Kriegsman, chief dance critic of the Washington Post, was the first dance writer to be awarded a Pulitzer Prize for criticism. Sali Ann Kriegsman, a distinguished dance historian, directed the Dance Program at the National Endowment for the Arts and contributed to many initiatives advancing the dance field and preserving dance legacies in the United States. The Alan M. and Sali Ann Kriegsman Collection consists of press kits, newspaper clippings, performance and conference programs, research notes and drafts, records of their service to nonprofit boards, and audiovisual materials. Note: the 192 boxes of processed materials described in this finding aid represent only about a third of the materials in the collection.

  5. American Ballet Theatre archive, 1940-2014

    6,333 items . 54 containers. 22 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    American Ballet Theatre (ABT), established in 1940 as Ballet Theatre, is recognized as one of the world's largest and most distinguished dance companies. By act of Congress on April 27, 2006, ABT became America's National Ballet Company. The archive includes music scores, choreographic notes and Benesh dance notation scores, correspondence, business papers, scrapbooks, programs, clippings, photographs, posters, video recordings and films, and prints and drawings, including set and costume designs. Note: the 54 boxes of processed photographs and dance notation described in this partial finding aid represent less than a quarter of the materials in the collection. An inventory of the entire collection is available in the Music Division's Performing Arts Reading Room.

  6. Gunther Schuller papers, 1615-2014

    approximately 23,000 items. 630 containers. 302 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Gunther Schuller (1925-2015) was a composer, arranger, conductor, educator, author, arts administrator, and publisher, among other roles. The collection contains music composed by Schuller and music he arranged, edited, or transcribed, as well as music by other composers, much of it annotated, that Schuller studied and conducted.