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Overview This collection contains programs from Ballet Nouveau performances.
Overview This collection contains audiovisual materials, clippings, posters, photos, and programs related to the beginnings of Boulder Ballet.
Overview Carol Foster was a prima ballerina and soloist, born and raised in Denver, Colorado. Through high school, she danced in Denver Civic Ballet. After high school, Carol moved to New York City performing companies such as American Ballet Theatre and The Metropolitan Opera Ballet. This collection contains scrapbooks and costumes from Carol's time with Denver Civic Ballet.
Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library "Rising Stars: Denver Civic Ballet and Ballet Guild" Oral History Project
Overview In 2016, in conjuction with Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library's annual exhibit "Rising Stars: Denver Civic Ballet and Ballet Guild," oral histories were conducted to be included in the supplemental documentary for the exhibit. These oral histories include interviews with former dancers, costumers, and journalists.
Overview Colorado Ballet, located in Denver, Colorado is a regional dance company that was conceived as a ballet school, and founded in 1951, by Denver natives Freidann Parker and Lillian Covillo. To showcase their students, the life-long friends established Colorado Concert Ballet in 1961. As of 2010 Colorado Ballet consisted of 30 professional dancers of national and international acclaim, 17 studio company dancers, a $6.6 million operating budget, an expansive repertoire, and two locations for the...
Overview This collection contains board materials, materials on programs and events, newsletters, and scrapbooks from the Denver Ballet Guild.
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.
Overview This collection contains (10) framed ballet prints donated by Henry Miles. Henry Miles was a dance professor at the Colorado State University and performed in ballets across Colorado.
Overview This collection contains the personal papers of Janine Gastineau, a dance critic. The collection in large part is made up of newspaper clippings of articles written by Gastineau and informational packets on various dance troupes and companies. Also included in the collection is research performed by Gastineau and her co-author Frank Ferguson for a book on Vera-Ellen, a famous musical actress from the 1950s. This book was apparently never completed.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined
Overview The Larry Boyette Papers and Photograph Collection primarily contain an assortment of photographs: performance, studio and candids, relating to Boyette's career as a dancer with the Metropolitan Opera Ballet (ca.1947-1956), the (American) Ballet Theatre (1957-1959), and photographs from Boyette's tenure as an instructor of dance in his own Ballet Arts Studios in Denver and Boulder (1959-1984) and at the University of Colorado. The collection also includes personal photographs (taken by...
Dates: circa 1940-2004
- Subject: Ballet X
- Metropolitan Denver Civic Ballet 3
- Colorado Ballet 2
- Denver Civic Ballet 2
- Boulder Ballet 1
- Boyette, William Lawrence 1
- Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library 1
- Colorado Ballet Company 1
- Colorado Concert Ballet 1
- Covillo, Lillian, 1921- 1
- Denver Ballet Guild 1
- Gastineau, Janine 1
- Manley, Julia Wilkinson 1
- McCurdy, Nancy 1
- Morse, Richard Ely 1
- Pride, Kathryn McCurdy 1
- Renzetti, Patricia 1
- Tierney, Wanda 1
- Williamson, Ken 1 ∧ less