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BOX 2-3 Programs, Playbills, and Flyers, 1932-2006
Promotional materials that document professional performances, mostly those by New Dance Group and the Dudley-Maslow-Bales Trio.
Arranged alphabetically by name of event, performance group, or performer, and then by date therein.
BOX-FOLDER 2/1 American Dance Festival, 1948-1953, 1969
12 programs, 1 flyer
Note: Includes summer festivals held at Connecticut College and 1948 performances in New York City to benefit future festivals
BOX-FOLDER 2/2 American Dance Guild conference and performance, 1996
2 programs, 1 brochure, 3 flyers
BOX-FOLDER 2/3 American Dance Legacy Institute, 2005
3 programs
BOX-FOLDER 2/4-5 Benefits and galas, 1942-1949, [1961?], 1968
6 programs
Note: For benefit of the Bronx Division of Greater New York Cmmittee for Rusian Relief, Russian War Relief, Henry George School of Social Science, the Dance Observer magazine, and the Woodward School Scholarship Fund
BOX-FOLDER 2/6 Buck's Rock Camp, 1958-1965
10 items
BOX-FOLDER 2/7-9 Chanukah Festivals for Israel, 1956-1962
1 flyer, 3 programs
BOX-FOLDER 2/10 Congress on Research in Dance, 1993
1 program
Note: Joint conference titled Of, by, and for the people
BOX-FOLDER 2/11-12 Connecticut College, 1952, 1967-1968
8 items
Note: Louis Horst is credited with introducing 1952 student performances
BOX-FOLDER 2/13 Cunningham, James, with others, 1998-1999
2 postcards, 2 programs
Note: Performances with Jane Comfort, Tina Croll, and documentary performance of From the horse's mouth with other artists
BOX-FOLDER 2/14 Dudley-Maslow, 1938
1 program
BOX-FOLDER 2/15-26 Dudley-Maslow-Bales Trio, 1940s-1953, and undated
43 items
BOX-FOLDER 2/27 Jane Dudley, 1988-1995
3 flyers, 2 programs
BOX-FOLDER 2/28 Little Orchestra Society, 1955
3 programs
Note: Performances of L'enfant et les sortileges [The bewitched child], with Manings's choreography
BOX-FOLDER 2/29 Marie Marchowsky and Company, 1948
1 flyer, 1 program
Note: Premiere of Antigone and Odyssey at Cort Theatre
BOX-FOLDER 2/30 Martha Bowers Dance/Theatre/Etc, 1987
1 program
Performance at The Field
BOX-FOLDER 2/31 Mary Anthony Dance Theatre, 1996-1998
2 programs
BOX-FOLDER 2/32 Muriel Manings and Nina Caiserman, 1953
1 program
Note: Joint program including William Korff, sponsored by Jewish Public Library, Montreal
BOX-FOLDER 2/33 Muriel Manings and William Korff, undated
1 brochure
Note: Brochure for classes
BOX-FOLDER 2/34 Muriel Manings Dance Company, 1967-1968
3 items
BOX-FOLDER 2/35 National Dance Teachers Guild, Queens Chapter, 1963
1 program
BOX-FOLDER 2/36 National Museum of Dance, 2006
1 flyer
Note: Program including New Dance Group
BOX-FOLDER 2/37-38, 3/1-24 New Dance Group, 1932-1934, 1945-1970, 1977, and undated
44 items
BOX-FOLDER 3/25-26 New Dance Group gala, 1993
8 items
BOX-FOLDER 3/27 New Dance Group Studio, 1947-1948, 1971-1974
6 schedules
BOX-FOLDER 3/28-29 New York City Dance Theatre, 1949
7 programs
BOX-FOLDER 3/30 New York City Opera Company, 1951
1 excerpt
Note: Opera of The Dybbuk, choreographed by Sophie Maslow
BOX-FOLDER 3/31-34 Queensborough Community College, 1972-1990
56 items
Note: Includes Spring Dance Concerts, dance event calendars, dance workshops, QCC Celebrate Dance festival
BOX-FOLDER 3/35-38 Repertory Dancers of New Jersey, 1968-1970, and undated
6 items
BOX-FOLDER 3/39 Sandhog, 1954
2 programs
Note: Phoenix Theatre, choreographed by Sophie Maslow, with Muriel Manings among cast
BOX-FOLDER 3/40 Stage for Dancers, 1952
1 program
Note: Fred Berk program with multiple artists
BOX-FOLDER 3/41 The Drama Lab, 1951
2 flyers
Note: Youth educational programs directed by Muriel Manings, with William Korff among faculty
BOX-FOLDER 3/42 United Jewish People's Order [U.J.P.O.], 1949
1 program, 1 flyer
Note: Montreal
BOX-FOLDER 3/43 YMHA, 1941-1944
3 programs
Note: Includes Valerie Bettis, Pearl Primus, and others
BOX-FOLDER 3/44 Miscellany, 1989-1990, and undated
7 items
Note: Teaching schedules, concerts
BOX 5 Printed Matter, 1935-2006
Clippings, reviews, articles, essays, research materials, newsletters, and other publications related to Muriel Manings, William Korff, New Dance Group and associated artists, and other performing arts events or individuals.
Arranged as two subseries: Clippings and Articles. Clippings are generally arranged chronologically by decade. Where a specific performing arts group or event is of major significance to this collection, such as the Sandhog production or the New Dance Group gala, these can be found within the folders of their respective decades. Articles are organized alphabetically by author's last name, or, in a few instances, by title of the publication if that issue includes multiple relevant articles.
Clippings, 1935-2006
242 items
Newspaper and magazine clippings, some from original sources and a few are reprints of earlier publications. Especially plentiful are reviews of New Dance Group performances and the Dudley-Maslow-Bales Trio.
BOX-FOLDER 5/1 1930s
BOX-FOLDER 5/2-4 1940s
BOX-FOLDER 5/5-8 1950s
Note: Includes Sandhog and 1956 Chanukah Festival
BOX-FOLDER 5/9-10 1960s
Note: Includes earliest coverage of Repertory Dancers of New Jersey
BOX-FOLDER 5/11-13 1970s
Note: Includes Repertory Dancers of New Jersey
BOX-FOLDER 5/14-15 1980s
Note: Includes Martha Bowers company
BOX-FOLDER 5/16-18 1990s
Note: Includes New Dance Group gala
BOX-FOLDER 5/19 2000s
BOX-FOLDER 5/20 Undated
Articles, 1942-1995
BOX-FOLDER 5/21 American Dance Guild newsletter, 1993-1996
3 issues
BOX-FOLDER 5/22 Banes, Sally,
"Red shoes: The Workers' Dance League of the 1930s," 1984
1 article
Note: Published in The Village Voice
BOX-FOLDER 5/23 Fisher, Jennifer,
"History in motion," 1993
Full issue
Note: Published in Dance International
BOX-FOLDER 5/24 Gottlieb, Beatrice,
"Making of an institution," [1952]
Excerpt, 1 p.
Note: Published in Theatre Arts Magazine
BOX-FOLDER 5/25 Manor, Giora,
"Brother, can you spare a dance? Dances red, pink & naive in America in the thirties," 1985
Photocopied manuscript, 42 p.
BOX-FOLDER 5/26 Maskey, Jacqueline,
"The group," 1965
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