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Lynne Taylor-Corbett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: D023
Lynne Taylor-Corbett is a renowned choreographer and director. She has worked in theater and dance, choreographing pieces including the well-known "Great Galloping Gottschalk." This collection contains audiovisual materials, photographs, programs, clippings, contracts, correspondence, and choreographic and production notes.

Dates

  • Other: 1969-2018

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Extent

5.0 Linear Feet (6 containers)

Scope and Contents

This collection contains AV materials, photographs, programs, clippings, contracts, correspondence, and choreographic and production notes.

Biographical / Historical

Lynne Taylor-Corbett began her dance training in Denver, Colorado where she choreographed shows for local schools and danced in Denver Civic Ballet. After high school, Lynne moved to New York to study ballet at the American School of Ballet, Ballet Theatre, and the Joffrey School. She soon joined Alvin Ailey's company. In 1971, she became one of the founder/choreographers of the Theatre Dance Collection. Since 1971, Lynne has choreographed internationally for many ballet companies and choreographed/directed plays and musicals on and off Broadway. Well-known works of hers include: "Footloose," "Great Galloping Gottschalk," "Titanic" Broadway, "Chess" Broadway, and "Swing!." Lynne Taylor-Corbett has choreographed pieces for ballet companies such as Alvin Ailey Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance, The Atlanta Ballet, and Carolina Ballet.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in (8) series: Audiovisual Materials, Photographs, Programs, Contracts, Correspondence, Choreography and Production Notes, Clippings, and Liegner Management Materials.

Related Materials

Lynne Taylor-Corbett is a 2009 Living Legends of Dance. Her interview has been placed in: Friends of Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library 'Living Legends of Dance' Oral Histories (D009.08.0003.0006).

Processing Information

Further accruals are expected.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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