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Daniel Nagrin collection, circa 1920-2006

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BOX 30-32 Arizona State University, 1982-1992
Includes outlines for classes in jazz, choreography, and philosophy; student notes; and items relating to administrative matters.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
BOX-FOLDER 30/7 Administration
BOX-FOLDER 30/4 Contracts
BOX-FOLDER 31/7 Course: Choreography and the specific image
BOX-FOLDER 31/6 Course: Jazz classes
BOX-FOLDER 31/4 Course: Performance technique for dancers, 1970s
BOX-FOLDER 32/4 Flyers, correspondence
BOX-FOLDER 32/1-2 Grants, 1985-1988
BOX-FOLDER 30/1 Invitations
BOX-FOLDER 30/5 Miscellany
BOX-FOLDER 31/1 Philosophy, Volume I, 1990
BOX-FOLDER 31/2 Philosophy, Volume II, 1990
BOX-FOLDER 31/3 Philosophy, Volume III, 1990
BOX-FOLDER 32/5 Publicity
BOX-FOLDER 30/8 Readings on the philosophy of dance, 1992
BOX-FOLDER 30/6 Student comments on Tamiris and Nagrin classes
BOX-FOLDER 30/2 Studio lights
BOX-FOLDER 31/5 Teaching - Administration
BOX-FOLDER 30/3 Video
BOX-FOLDER 32/3 Video dance concert, 1992
BOX 32-33, 52, 77, 79 Production Elements
Includes light cues, prop lists, technical requirements, production schedules, correspondence and dramaturge notes relating to Nagrin's works.
BOX 79 "Arm" from an unidentified work
Slides for multimedia production
BOX-FOLDER 33/5 Cue sheet for Word Game
BOX-FOLDER 32/12 Light plot (French)
BOX-FOLDER 32/11 Light plots for Man of Action and Strange Hero
BOX-FOLDER 32/10 Light plots for modern and jazz concerts
BOX 77 Masks for Not Me but Him
BOX-FOLDER 32/14 Production elements for Blue Man
BOX-FOLDER 32/15 Production elements for Changes
BOX-FOLDER 32/16 Production elements for The Fall
BOX-FOLDER 32/19 Production elements [in subject files] for Jacaranda
BOX-FOLDER 32/17 Production elements for Jazz Three Ways
BOX-FOLDER 32/18 Production elements for Path
BOX-FOLDER 32/19 Production elements for Peloponnesian War
BOX-FOLDER 3/1 Production elements for Poems off the Wall
BOX-FOLDER 33/2 Production elements for Preamble to Belief
BOX-FOLDER 33/3 Production elements for Ruminations
BOX-FOLDER 33/4 Production elements for Strange Hero
BOX-FOLDER 32/13 Production schedule
BOX-FOLDER 32/8 Prop list and notes
BOX-FOLDER 32/9 Schedules and itineraries
BOX-FOLDER 32/6 Stage and residency preparations
BOX-FOLDER 32/7 Technical requirements - Workgroup
BOX 33, 45 The Workgroup, 1969-1988, undated
Choreographic notes, class exercises, improvisational notes, publicity materials, correspondence, and essays.
BOX-FOLDER 33/11 Appearances
BOX-FOLDER 45/8 Background
BOX-FOLDER 45/6 Classes, 1973
BOX-FOLDER 33/9 Correspondence
BOX-FOLDER 33/10 Donna Joseph notes
BOX-FOLDER 45/2 Essay by Robin Lakes, Performance Studies Department, New York University, 1988
BOX-FOLDER 33/8 Exercises
BOX-FOLDER 33/7 Improvisation book
BOX-FOLDER 33/6 Improvisation notes
BOX-FOLDER 45/10 Miscellaneous notes, exercises, production requirements, and writings
BOX-FOLDER 33/12 Notes (pre-Workgroup, day timer, proto notes, Clyde Morgan, Fraser, miscellaneous notes), 1969
BOX-FOLDER 45/1 Notes, 1969-1970
BOX-FOLDER 45/7 Notes, 1972
BOX-FOLDER 45/5 Notes and exercises - Vermont, 1972
BOX-FOLDER 45/3 Printing
BOX-FOLDER 45/10 Production requirements
BOX-FOLDER 45/9 Publicity
BOX-FOLDER 45/4 Sample programs
BOX 34-38 Published and Unpublished Writings
Organized into three subseries and arranged alphabetically by author or title.
BOX 34-35 Articles and Notes by Daniel Nagrin
BOX-FOLDER 34/1 "The art of videotaping dance"
BOX-FOLDER 34/2 "Art to science to art"
BOX-FOLDER 34/3 "An attempt to examine what actually takes place in my mind when I look at a dance"
BOX-FOLDER 34/4 "A brief manual for vocal projection"
BOX-FOLDER 34/6 "Chronologies"
BOX-FOLDER 34/5 "The creative method of Tamiris"
BOX-FOLDER 34/7 "The curses of Lincoln Kirstein"
BOX-FOLDER 34/8 "Dancing down the years"
BOX-FOLDER 35/1 "The dichotomies which mark out the limits of movement and imply the possible points between"
Written by Daniel von Labanagrin [pseudonym].
BOX-FOLDER 34/8-10 "The Fall"
BOX-FOLDER 34/11 "Four films"
BOX-FOLDER 34/12 "Goes back to Buffalo"
BOX-FOLDER 34/13 "Ground rules for presenting choreography and the giving and receiving of criticism in Daniel Nagrin's choreography classes"
BOX-FOLDER 34/14 "Hazards facing students of choreography"
BOX-FOLDER 34/15 "Improvising jazz workshop"
BOX-FOLDER 34/16 "Introduction to open ritual"
BOX-FOLDER 35/2 "Man finds ..."
BOX-FOLDER 35/3 "Movie adventure in Fiji: adapting native dances"
BOX-FOLDER 35/4 "A proposal: an experiment. The subjects? You, the dancers"
BOX-FOLDER 35/5 "Preamble to belief"
BOX-FOLDER 35/6 "The six questions: acting technique for dance performance"
BOX-FOLDER 35/7 "Staring at the computer"
BOX-FOLDER 35/8 "A suggestion for dealing with the third person singular"
BOX-FOLDER 35/9 "Thoughts on present day teaching of technique"
BOX-FOLDER 35/10 "Twelve essays: eleven by Nagrin"
BOX-FOLDER 35/11 "Videotaped choreography critiques"
BOX-FOLDER 35/12 "Videotaping dance is now necessary and difficult"
BOX-FOLDER 35/13 Lectures and lecture notes
BOX-FOLDER 35/14 Writing projects
BOX-FOLDER 35/15 Essay catalogue
BOX-FOLDER 35/16 Lexicon (Permutations) camera x dances
BOX-FOLDER 35/17 Notes and drafts
BOX-FOLDER 35/18 "Avoid perfection"
Co-written with Phyllis Steele.
BOX 36 Articles by Others
BOX-FOLDER 36/1 Cochran, Diane Wawrejko. "Getting to the core of X"
BOX-FOLDER 36/2 Hecht, Ben. "Labor pageant"
BOX-FOLDER 36/3 Millhollon, Mary. "Dancing to a creative beat"
BOX-FOLDER 36/4 Schlundt, Christena. Miscellaneous writings
BOX-FOLDER 36/5 Wade, Kathleen. "Is it a poem or a polemic"
BOX-FOLDER 36/6 Wolfe, Winifred. "Three stories high"
BOX 36-39 Books Published by Daniel Nagrin
Correspondence, research, permissions, illustrations, and drafts of his books.
BOX-FOLDER 38/3-8 Choreography and the Specific Image: Nineteen Essays and a Workbook. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2001.
BOX-FOLDER 37/1-10, 38/1-2 Dance and the Specific Image: Improvisation. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1994.
BOX-FOLDER 36/7-14 How to Dance Forever: Surviving the Odds. New York: William Morrow, 1988.
BOX-FOLDER 38/9-13, 39/1-4 The Six Questions: Acting Technique for Dance Performers. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1997.
BOX 39, 43-44 Business and Personal Papers, 1943-1995, undated
Bylaws, legal papers, contracts, touring information, tax forms, board of directors minutes, agendas, correspondence, Nagrin's military service papers, his calendars and personal notebooks, and extensive biographical information.
BOX-FOLDER 43/6 Actors' Equity Association
BOX-FOLDER 43/1-4 Biographical information
BOX-FOLDER 44/1-2 Board of directors minutes, agendas, correspondence, IRS communications, undated
BOX-FOLDER 44/3 Business correspondence
BOX-FOLDER 44/11 Business papers - Tamiris-Nagrin Dance Workshop, 1960
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