16 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Performing arts.

  1. Lee Strasberg papers, 1780-2006

    100,000 items ; 290 containers plus 19 oversize ; 123 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actor, director, and acting teacher. Correspondence, memoranda, production files, lectures, writings, scripts, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers relating to Strasberg's theatrical and film career, Method acting, the Actors Studio, and theater history.

  2. Rouben Mamoulian papers, 1740-1987

    59,000 items ; 209 containers plus 48 oversize and 12 artifacts ; 102 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Theatrical and film director. Correspondence, diaries, scripts, production material, speeches, writings, printed matter, scrapbooks, memorabilia and other papers relating to Mamoulian's life and career.

  3. Ameen Fares Rihani papers, 1897-1940

    1,250 items ; 6 containers ; 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Arab-American author and poet. Photocopies of correspondence, biographical material, and drafts of essays, historical and political analyses, literary criticism, novels, short stories, plays, poetry, and travel literature reflecting Rihani's Arab-American heritage.

  4. Celia Ipiotis and Jeff Bush Eye on the Arts archive, 1994-2009

    12,546 items ; 54 containers ; 28 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of programs, clippings, and press materials that cover New York City performances of music, dance, theater, as well as film and video.

  5. Alfred Drake papers, 1892-2004

    approximately 2,700 items ; 42 containers ; 19.9 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Alfred Drake was an American actor, singer, director, and author. The collection primarily documents Drake's theatrical career, and includes scripts, music scores, photographs, programs, writings, production materials, correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings, and other miscellaneous materials.

  6. Grace McCrea papers relating to Denishawn, 1913-1969

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

    Summary:

    Grace McCrea (b. 1899) was a member of the Denishawn dance company led by modern dance pioneers Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn. Along with her older sister, Betty McCrea, she performed across the United States in Denishawn's vaudeville and concert tours from 1916-1919. The photographs, performance programs, and printed materials in this collection document the professional activities of Denishawn...

  7. National Negro Opera Company collection, 1879-1997

    11,250 items ; 68 containers ; 39 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The National Negro Opera Company, the first African-American opera company in the United States, was founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1941, by Mary Cardwell Dawson. The collection contains materials and records related to the company and to Dawson. It includes correspondence, administrative and financial records, photographs, programs, promotional and publicity materials, scrapbooks,...

  8. Marge Champion collection, 1897-2014

    approximately 9,600 items ; 66 containers ; 52.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Marge Champion (b. 1919) is an American actress, dancer, director, choreographer, and teacher. The collection, which documents her life and career, includes biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, programs, promotional materials, manuscript music scores and parts, articles, clippings, scripts, scrapbooks, awards and posters. The collection also holds materials related to Champion's...

  9. Robert Whitehead papers, 1947-2002

    approximately 22,500 items ; 75 containers ; 38.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Robert Whitehead was a Tony Award-winning theatrical producer and director. The collection contains production files, correspondence, business papers, writings, photographs, costume and set renderings, programs and promotional materials, scripts, and other materials related to his life and career.

  10. Burt Boyar collection of Sammy Davis, Jr. biographical materials, 1954-2000

    21 items ; 15 containers ; 6.5 linear feet ; 35 sound cassettes. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author Burt Boyar is the biographer of American entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. The collection contains draft materials for his books Yes I Can: The Story of Sammy Davis, Jr. (1965) and Sammy: An Autobiography (2000), and taped interviews with Davis used in writing the book Why Me?: The Sammy Davis, Jr. Story (1989).