Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

University of Denver. The Dance Archive

 Organization

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Bob Osgood Papers

 Collection
Identifier: D044
Overview This collection contains films, documents, photographs, correspondence, fliers, dances, brochures, itineraries, badges, receipts, information related to Contra dancing, callers, lists, classes, artwork, and awards related to Bob Osgood from 1940 through 2002.
Dates: 1940-2002

Denver Civic Ballet Records

 Collection
Identifier: D053
Overview The Denver Civic Ballet was a semi-professional company consisting of local dancers that performed in Colorado from 1958 to 1979. This collection contains photographs, clippings, slides, programs, and other papers related to the Denver Civic Ballet.
Dates: 1959-1979

Friends of The Dance Archive 'Legends of Dance in Colorado' Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: D009
Overview Since 2004, the Friends of The Dance Archive have honored several individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to dance as "Legends of Dance in Colorado" each year. This collection contains plaques inscribed with the names of the honorees, as well as files containing transcripts of oral histories with the honorees, biographical information about them, and audiovisual recordings from the annual awards banquet.
Dates: 2004-2020

Lillian Covillo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: D022
Overview Lillian Covillo was an alumna of the University of Denver who co-founded the Colorado Ballet along with Freidann Parker. This collection includes photos, programs, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks and ephemera related to Covillo and Parker's dance work and teaching.
Dates: 1936-2010

Marshall and Carolyn Durand Brooks Photography and Dance Collection

 Collection
Identifier: D025
Overview

Marshall Brooks was a photographer who was actively involved in photographing dancers in the in the Colorado Region. He has been published in various newspapers such as the Littleton Independent in 1948, and in various magazines such as Deco Trefoil and Dance Magazine.

Dates: 1935-2000; Majority of material found in between 1950-1960

Maxine Munt Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: D026
Overview Maxine Munt was a modern dancer and dance educator who studied at the Bennington School of the Dance at Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont. In 1952, Munt and her husband, Alfred Brooks, opened the Munt-Brooks Studio in New York. In 1966, Munt and Brooks moved to Denver, Colorado and founded a theater called The Changing Scene. Munt died in 2005. The bulk of the collection contains material documenting Munt's time at the Bennington School of the Dance at Bennington College in Bennington,...
Dates: Other: 1938-1949

"Orpheus and Eurydice" Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: D088
Overview The collection includes a pasted program of the event, 15 b/w original photographic portraits of Mary Wigman* (two large: 5 6/8 x 4 3/8, and 5 3/8 x 3 3/8", and 13 smaller: 3 3/8 x 2"), 9 silver gelatin prints showing the choregrapher amidst her dancers (2 x 3 3/8"), and two depicting German conductor Heinz Bongartz, with costume designer Gerda Schulte (4 1/2 x 3 2/8"). The remaining 166 photographs depict the path, development and flow of the opera from scene to scene. They feature Wigman's...
Dates: 1947

Sears Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M272
Overview This collection contains the papers of Vera Sears (1912-2008), dance instructor at the University of Denver, and her husband Edwin Sears (1903-1964), a law professor at the University of Denver. The Sears family emigrated to the United States from Germany in the 1930s. These papers include correspondence, photographs, teaching materials, legal materials, clippings, dance notation notebooks, publications, scrapbooks, and audiovisual materials.
Dates: Other: 1933-2002