Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
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 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...
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.